Lower commodity prices are impacting the entire ag economy. And the world's largest farm equipment company is making some adjustments to meet the challenge. Top executives of West Fargo-based Titan Machinery spoke with Agweek's Mikkel Pates about what they're doing to maintain profit margins during the slump.
Indian vehicle maker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (MAHM.NS) said on Thursday it would buy a 33 percent voting stake in the agricultural machinery-making unit of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. for $25 million.
FARGO, N.D. — Oil, shovel-loaders, agricultural tractors and wheat led the way to a 33 percent jump in the value of North Dakota goods being sold to foreign countries in 2011, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
ST. PAUL — Many factors play into custom rate decisions in individual situations. Factors might include field size, field conditions, hazards like rocks, availability, travel distance, trading work, ownership and operating costs and other personal and business goals.
Big Iron is always a major ag exhibition, but this year was notable for a couple of reasons. First, the weather was as good as it can be in mid-September. Big Iron regulars know rain and cool weather often could be counted on during the show’s run. Not this year. Summer-like temperatures and light winds made for perfect conditions for exhibitors and visitors.
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