AEM Releases Infrastructure Advantage Plan

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has unveiled a new policy report for the country called “The U.S. Infrastructure Advantage™” which makes the case for a U.S. infrastructure system that supports the safe and efficient movement of people and goods; provides connectivity between and within rural and urban America; and fosters strong economic growth and robust job creation. AEM President …

AEM Holds Rural Broadband Access Panel

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) hosted Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and representatives from equipment manufacturers John Deere and HammerHead Trenchless for a panel discussion on Capitol Hill on May 18th focused on the expansion of rural broadband access as part of lawmakers’ work this year on infrastructure. The event was in conjunction with Infrastructure Week 2017 and …

Rural Infrastructure Summit in Ames

Heading into the 2016 Farm Progress Show in Iowa, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers hosted a Rural Infrastructure Summit in Ames on August 29 in cooperation with Agri-Pulse Communications. The Summit addressed how the ag industry will need to develop new, innovative ideas to solve the infrastructure challenges that face rural America today and in the future; both in the …

Rural Infrastructure is Hot Topic

Hope you are planning on attending the Rural Infrastructure Summit, sponsored by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), in conjunction with Agri-Pulse Communications. The event is being held Monday, August 29 in Ames, Iowa, the day before the 2016 Farm Progress Show kicks off right next door in Boone. AEM Senior VP Charlie O’Brien says they are working with Agri-Pulse …

Interview with AEM Ag Sector Lead

Farm equipment sales are down significantly this year, but the head of the Association of Equipment Manufacturer‘s Ag Sector remains optimistic about the industry. According to AEM, sales of 4 wheel drive farm tractors and combines are down 15 and 17 percent respectively so far this year. In this interview, AEM Senior Vice President and Ag Sector Lead Charlie O’Brien …

AEM White Paper Interview

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has just released a new in-depth analysis of of the impact of the agricultural equipment industry on the American economy. The white paper quantifies the many economic impacts of the manufacturing, distribution, and use of agriculture equipment and machinery from 2011 and figured the total economic footprint of the agricultural industry – including upstream and downstream …

Commodity Classic and AG CONNECT Announcement

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the National Corn Growers Association and the American Soybean Association today announced a new collaborative venture that joins two leading industry trade show experiences – Commodity Classic and AG CONNECT Expo & Summit. The inaugural event will be held March 3-5, 2016, in New Orleans. The Commodity Classic shows scheduled for 2014 and 2015 will …

New International Ag Show Announced

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) today announced a new international agriculture event that will showcase the latest industry innovations, products and technology and offer access to leading industry experts worldwide. The inaugural AG CONNECT Expo is slated for January 12-15, 2010 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Manufacturers, dealers, distributors and producers from almost every sector …