The Western Equipment Dealers Assn. is pleased to announce that Harold Chapman Jr. of Crown Power & Equipment is WEDA’s 2020 Dealer of the Year. CEO John Schmeiser made the announcement at WEDA’s Annual Meeting on Feb. 4, 2021.
With a batch of fresh topics, this online event will bring the top minds in the business together for two days of virtual learning — allowing attendees to gain new strategies and takeaways to elevate their business in 2021.
PrairieCoast Equipment, a 10-store John Deere dealership in Alberta and British Columbia, held a small tribute for the family of shareholder Wade Balisky on Friday, Jan. 8. Balisky, as well as his wife Aubrey and two of their daughters — Jewel and Fleur — died on New Year’s day when the helicopter they were flying in crashed in Birth Hills County, Alta.
Messick’s Christmas Light Show in Elizabethtown, Pa., raised a total of $62,006 from 5,462 cars that attended the event. The event set record numbers with over a 25% rise in attendance and over 50% increase in donations from previous years.
H&R Agri-Power and Farmers Supply Company will be joining forces going into 2021. Both businesses have locations in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and have similar missions of satisfying customer needs by supplying quality farm equipment while providing top-notch service and parts support after the sale.
Alyn Brown of Level Up Development, who is also a technology contributor to Rural Lifestyle Dealer, highlights products that stood out to him at the 2019 GIE+Expo, including equipment from Mean Green, Ariens, Bad Boy and Ferris.
Yanmar was founded in 1912 and developed the world's first commercially viable small diesel engine in 1933. The diesel engine has continued as our core business ever since, our key tool in the rationalization and modernization of agriculture, fishing and industry.
Virginia Beach-based STIHL Inc., produces a full line of high-quality, handheld outdoor power equipment including blowers, trimmers, brushcutters, and multi-task tools, as well as the number one selling brand of chainsaws worldwide. STIHL Inc. manufactures over 260 model variations of handheld outdoor power equipment for sale in the U.S. and around the world.