John Deere Introduces the Multi-Purpose 6E Series Tractors
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John Deere Introduces the Multi-Purpose 6E Series Tractors

The three 6E Series tractors range from 105, 120 and 135 horsepower.

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Dealership of the Year


For the 9th consecutive year, Rural Lifestyle Dealer is sponsoring its “Dealership of the Year” awards program to recognize North America’s best farm equipment dealers.

Dealers, manufacturers and others are invited to participate by nominating top dealers from across North America. There is no limit to the number of nominations that an individual can submit.


From the Desk of RLD

  • Lynn Woolf

    New York Dealer’s 4-Step Approach to Solving Problems

    Art White has been in the dealership business most of his 64 years, working for his dad before taking over the operation, White’s Farm Supply, with his brothers in the early 1980s. The dealership was founded by their father, Willard, in 1946.

  • Lynn Woolf

    Market Outlook: Equine Industry Showing Signs of Growth

    There is no typical rural lifestyler, but it seems many choose life in the country for one or all of these three main reasons: To have more space, to get closer to the land or to raise animals, especially horses.
  • Lynn Woolf

    Who Remembers 'Patio Red' John Deere Lawn Tractors?

    The March 27, 1969 issue of The Delhi Dispatch featured an advertisement announcing Delhi Implement Co., Delhi, La., receiving the “South’s first shipment of John Deere’s new custom colored weekend freedom machines.”
  • Lynn Woolf

    Your Ethanol Dilemma: Customers Ignoring the Warnings

    Start making mistakes and start succeeding. Inc. magazine columnist Carey Smith warns against seeking business expert advice without factoring in what you can learn from making mistakes.
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Editorial Advisory Board

Rick Bailes
Bill's Tractor
San Antonio, Texas

Alan Foy
Turf Salesperson
A&M Green Power Group
Pacific Junction, Iowa

Chris Frodel
Vice President
Mid-State Equipment
Janesville, Wis.

Summer King
Kingline Equipment
Cantonment, Fla.

James Little
Little Tractor
Metropolis, Ill.

Eric Roach
General Manager
S&H Farm Supply
Joplin, Mo.

Gene Saville
Sales Coordinator
Lamb & Webster
Springville, N.Y.

Mark Foster
Regional Manager/Partner
Birkey's Farm Store
Bloomington, Ill.

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2015 Rural Lifestyle Dealer Business Trends & Outlook (PDF)

2015 Rural Lifestyle Dealer Business Trends & Outlook (PDF)

Rural Lifestyle Dealer’s full-length 39-page 2015 Business Trends & Outlook report is now available. This extensive management report details the numbers, trends and forecasts for the 2015 rural equipment market. The report examines what products dealers expect to be the hottest sellers this year, which new products they intend to introduce or expand upon in their product mix, what their major concerns are for 2015 and so much more. The report provides comparisons of U.S. vs. Canadian dealers, large vs. small dealerships and by major manufacturer.

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