The Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) has announced Kevin Pawlowski as the president of its board of directors. According to a news release, Pawlowski brings 30 years of industry experience to the table. He previously worked as a field representative for CNH Capital (previously Case Credit), and later moved to Farmers Equipment company, a two-store… Read More

Nearly every piece of equipment or machinery we use is powered by electronics and proprietary software. While electronics allows for many things — precision and variable rate applications, mapping and data collection, and even remote trouble shooting — it also creates a barrier to being able to fix something when something goes awry. Eric Wareham,… Read More

It’s the first full day of spring, and to celebrate RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney handed the show off to resident fill-in host, Ontario field editor Lyndsey Smith. On today’s show, you’ll hear from: Eric Wareham, with WEDA, about where the equipment dealers stand on the right to repair issue; Mary Robinson, president of CFA,… Read More

Whether it’s race cars, motorbikes, or tractors, horsepower is about bragging rights, power, and speed. Most farmers appreciate a little more horsepower when they need it to get the job done. Additionally, farmers tend to have a natural talent for alterations to machinery to improve effectiveness.  Some after-market changes are encouraged and do not have a downside,… Read More

Farm machinery dealers are hoping to offset recent declines in equipment sales by expanding the services they provide to producers. After six consecutive years of strong growth, year-over-year sales of new equipment declined by as much as 25 percent for dealers in parts of Western Canada in 2014, according to John Schmeiser, CEO of the newly-formed Western Equipment Dealers… Read More

 

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