Growing farmer frustration over not being able to repair farm machinery without getting the dealership involved has led to Right to Repair legislation popping up in more states across the country over the last five years.
The complexity over what should be labeled under California’s Proposition 65 has created confusion among agricultural equipment manufacturers as well as a heightened fear of “bounty hunters” prowling for lawsuits.
Last year was a good one for combine and tractor sales, with small tractor sales and self-propelled combines leading the way, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' December U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Report.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - There is a whale of a lot more needed than a robust farm bill to build the kind of substructure needed to sustain America’s rural and agricultural economy, according to the speakers on a rural infrastructure panel at the Farm Bill Summit sponsored by Agri-Pulse this week in Washington.