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Do You Agree With These Numbers?

Jan 19, 2010

A recent poll on Top Producer’s homepage asked farmers if they plan to expand their machinery fleet in the coming year.

 

Here were the responses:

 

40.4% said yes

 

47.2% said no

 

12.4% said maybe

 

After what some call a blockbuster year for machinery sales in 2008, the past year was hard pressed to match up. Many are saying they forecast a rebound in 2010 in the ag equipment industry, but this poll doesn’t match that optimism.

 

If the word “expand” was replaced with “upgrade”, “adopt precision technologies”, “make a necessary trade-in”, (or all of these phrases just mentioned) would that have changed the results?

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COMMENTS (1 Comments)

Anonymous
that would make a huge difference.
8:34 AM Jan 20th
 
 
 
 
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