WELCOME BACK. WE'RE HERE AT NORTH STAR AG, JOINING US IS ZANE ERICKSON AND ZANE, LET'S TALK ABOUT WHO NORTH STAR AG IS.

Zane Erickson: SO WE'RE A FULL SERIVCE SHORTLINE MACHINERY DEALERSHIP SALES, PARTS AND SERVICE AT OUR NEW LOCATION AT TOWER CITY.

SO HOW MANY BRANDS DO YOU REPRESENT?

Zane Erickson: WE DO A TOTAL OF 25, WITH A MAIN CORE OF 7. THE ONES THAT WE SPECIALIZE IN, WE TYPICALLY HAVE THE LARGEST INVENTORY AS WELL AS PARTS AND AVAILABILITY IN THE REGION.

SO TALK ABOUT WHAT MAKES YOU UNIQUE. ONE THING THAT STANDS OUT TO ME IS THAT YOU ARE A FIFTH GENERATION FARMER.

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Zane Erickson: YEAH, YUP. SO I GREW UP ON A FARM SO WE UNDERSTAND WHAT THE VALUE IS OF THE PRODUCT, AND HOW THAT WORKS FOR THE FARM. IT REALLY IS A FULL FOCUS APPROACH TO THE CUSTOMER.

SO YOU'RE NOT JUST PROVIDING OR SELLING A PRODUCT THEN, YOU'RE TRYING TO PROVIDE A SOLUTION FOR THEM.

Zane Erickson: CORRECT, YUP. I WOULD SAY WE TAKE A SOLUTION BASED APPROACH IN EVERYTHING WE DO.

SO ALSO TALK ABOUT THIS NEW FACILITY THAT WE'RE IN. THIS IS VERY INDICATIVE OF THE GROWTH THAT YOU'VE SEEN IN THIS COMPANY, RIGHT?

Zane Erickson: YEAH, SO WE'VE HAD GREAT CUSTOMERS AND IT'S ALLOWED US TO DO THE NEW FACILITY. IT'S A TWELVE THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT FACILITY RIGHT OFF THE INTERSTATE AT TOWER CITY. THE OLD FACILITY WE DIDN'T HAVE ANY, A TON OF PARTS AREA FOR WAREHOUSING OR WHATEVER. THIS FACILITY WE HAVE OVER FIVE TIMES THE SQUARE FOOTAGE FOR THAT, SO NOW WE'VE ADDED SIX EMPLOYEES SO WE CAN ADD BETTER SERVICE, BETTER PARTS, JUST THE OVERALL SERVICE TO THE CUSTOMER BETTER.

AND FOLKS CAN COME AND ACTUALLY SEE THIS FOR THEMELVES?

Zane Erickson: YEAH, DECEMBER THIRD WE'RE HAVING AN OPEN HOUSE FROM NINE TO THREE WE'LL HAVE INDUSTRY REPS HERE TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS AS WELL AS A TILE SEMINAR IN THE MORNING.

AND IF FOLKS NEED MORE INFORMATION JUST JUMP ON THE WEBSITE.

CORRECT. YUP. NORTHSTAR DASH AG DOT COM. OR GIVE US A CALL AT 701-361-4790.

WELL THANKS SO MUCH AND CONGRATULATIONS.

YEAH, THANK YOU, THANKS FOR HAVING US.

ZANE ERICKSON JOINING US HERE WITH NORTH STAR AG.