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RLDAlso check out our Dealership of the Year compilation digital edition featuring insights from past Dealership of the Year award winners.

PRODUCT ROUNDUPS
Zero-Turn Mowers
Dealer Business Systems National Farm Machinery Show
IN THIS ISSUE                                       Winter 2014
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Dealer Business Trends & Outlook
Dealers Forecast Growth in 2014 Despite Lingering Concerns
The upward trend for equipment and aftermarket
revenues continues as the rural lifestyle market grows.

What Rural Lifestylers Want From You
The Right Machine for the Job
Vegetable grower Jeff Hurtgam produces 23 different crops on 
35 acres. He boosts efficiencies by matching tractors to the tasks.

Industry View Point
THINKING BIG
Ag and commercial landscaper markets drive new
product developments for Kubota.

And more ... click here to view the full contents: Winter 2014 Issue of Rural Lifestyle Dealer

 LATEST VIDEOS

JCB Showcases Skid Steer Loader

Larry Ashley, JCB Sales Support Manager for North America, talks about JCB's line of skid steer loaders. We caught up with Ashley at the 2014 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky.

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Bush Hog Unveils New 1815 Flex Wing Cutter

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Separate Turf Division Makes Rural Lifestylers Feel Welcome

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Message to Dealers From Jacobsen Textron on Acquisition of Dixie Chopper

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ONLINE FEATURES

Not What You Say, But What
You Do: Strengthen Your
Dealership with Community Giving

How many times each month do you get asked for a donation of money, products or services? Plenty, I’m sure. And, I’m also sure you give gladly. What if that donation could do more? What if the steer you bought at the 4-H auction could lead to increased revenues or smarter, happier employees? One expert says it can — and should.

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Best Practices: Dealerships Team Up on Expo

Hiawatha Implement and Horizon Equipment teamed up on a New Product Expo at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph, Mo. Dozens of pieces of equipment were on display, including lawn and garden, small ag, production ag and precision ag technology.

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Hustler Dealers Sound Off on Big Box Threat

Hustler dealers are now facing the big box threat. Excel Industries, the manufacturer of Hustler mowers, recently told dealers they will now offer the Raptor and Raptor SD for online sales at participating Home Depot and Lowes stores, with the Raptor SD 60 in a small number of test stores. 

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RURAL LIFESTYLE DEALERSHIP OF THE YEAR
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For the 8th consecutive year, RURAL LIFESTYLE DEALER is sponsoring its "Dealership of the Year" awards program to recognize North America's best rural equipment dealers. The nomination period for this year has passed, however we are always interested in hearing about the work of successful dealerships.



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