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8-8-2017 BiWeekly eNewsletter of the Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association
Equipment News


Forklift Training Workshop

The Association is offering forklift safety certification workshops for both beginner and experienced forklift operators. The training is highly interactive and includes many hands-on activities, discussions and group problem-solving tasks.  Participants receive a training manual that describes the do’s and don’ts of safe forklift operation, and the most common types of forklift accidents and how to avoid them.  All participants will receive an operator’s ID card stating that they’ve completed the OSHA-required classroom training and a certificate of completion indicating the operator’s driving performance is satisfactory. This training will focus on allowing your staff to perform in-house certification. Registration fee: $50 - First registrant & $35 for each additional registrant. To register or for more information, please contact Will Rogers at:


August 29, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Green Line Equipment | 4050 W Stolley Park Rd. | Grand Island, NE 68803


August 30, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Logan Contractors Supply | 6544 L St. | Omaha, NE


NOTE: OSHA requires that all forklifts have a operators manual on board the forklift and must be legible. Store the manual in a binder and attach it to the rear of the operators seat.


CNH Industrial, Trimble Announce Data Sharing Connectivity – Farm Equipment

Integration enables farmers to access their CNH task data within the Trimble ag software solution. [More]


AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation – AGCO Corp.

AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, recently announced that a definitive agreement has been signed for AGCO to acquire the Precision Planting LLC equipment business. [More]


Deere Signs Deal with Vaderstad to Sell Seeding, Tillage Equipment in Russia – Farm Equipment

Deere & Co. announced that it has signed an agreement to cooperate with Vaderstad to sell its products through John Deere’s distribution channels in Russia and Ukraine. [More]


Kubota Establishing European Headquarters – World Highways

Kubota is establishing a European headquarters at Nieuw-Vennep in the Netherlands. [More]


Grassley: “Northey in Last Steps” of USDA Nomination Process – Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network

Senator Chuck Grassley says Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is in the last steps of the paperwork process for a position at the United States Department of Agriculture. [More]


25 Most Innovative AgTech Startups Named by Forbes – AgPro 

During its third annual Forbes AgTech Summit, Forbes named the top 25 Most Innovative AgTech startups. [More]


Bright Spot for the Ogallala Aquifer – No-Till Farmer

Some progress is being made in Kansas on reducing the drastic decline of this important aquatic resource. Find out how farmers moved the needle. [More]


Why Drones May Become as Important to Iowa Farmers as Tractors – Des Moines Register

With better and cheaper models, a growing number of Iowa farmers say drones are helping them assess the performance of vast acres of crops throughout the growing season. [More]


AEM, Manufacturers Challenging North Dakota Dealership Law – Farm Equipment

The Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers along with AGCO Corp., CNH Industrial, Deere & Co. and Kubota Tractor Corp. have filed suit to block a North Dakota dealer protection law. [More]












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