When a company purchases used or new heavy equipment, it is typically the CFO or equipment manager that checks the equipment out and makes the purchasing decision.
The skid steer loader has become one of the most sought after pieces of construction equipment. Buying a skid steer loader at the auction can be an inexpensive way of acquiring a good machine at a discounted price. However, avoiding a machine with possibly hidden expensive repairs can be a difficult task. I have been
Facing widespread damage to farm equipment and fields alike this year in the state of Ohio thanks to heavy rains, tornadoes, freezes, and other natural disasters, the U.S. Department of Agriculture was prodded by Governor Ted Strickland to provide relief to those areas that were hit the worst. The proposal asks for relief to farmers.
Many farm equipment operators will be celebrating Cooperative farming efforts across the country this month as the USDA officially dedicates the month of October to cooperative farming efforts. The measure was signed by Tom Vilsack, Agriculture Secretary, with a proclamation acknowledging the celebration of more than 29,000 cooperative farms currently under operation in the country.
For many equipment sellers, farm equipment, both new and used, with global positioning systems have been a big seller in recent years, and we’ve featured such equipment here as well. Dealers are also recognizing the fact that sales are often driven by geography, and knowing where prices are highest and lowest can make a significant
With many farmers keeping an eye out for additional government assistance for their used farm equipment, many areas will also be receiving funds from a new program announced from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The program will provide funding to a number of low-income households throughout the Midwest. Grants will be provided to 163 recipients
While the harvest season is always important for farmers, the Federal Reserve also takes an interest in the fall harvest season when it’s Beige Book is released. According to the Fed, farm equipment users witnessed good conditions this season.
The world’s largest farm tractor- dubbed “Big Bud” – was recently hauled by two semi trucks to the Heartland Museum in Clarion Iowa.
I don’t think the inventors of the Latin phrase ‘caveat emptor’ were talking about construction equipment. But who knows, maybe they were talking about the construction equipment of their day like an ailing ox or a three legged mule. When buying a machine at the auction, a person has to have their guard up. Some
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