In partnership with RDO Equipment Co., John Deere is expanding its C&F Tech initiative to include North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D. The John Deere dealer technician job training program is a two-year associate’s degree that enables students to troubleshoot, service, repair and rebuild diesel equipment used by customers nationwide.
Published: Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 9:22 AM ET
By: Jane Wells | CNBC Reporter
Record corn prices. Record farm incomes. Record equipment sales.
by Dan Gunderson,
Minnesota Public Radio August 23, 2013
FARGO, N.D. — A dozen African farmers and business owners are meeting with farm equipment suppliers in Fargo, N.D., to study technology that would help them produce more soybeans and corn.
Farm implement maker AGCO is growing, but there aren't enough workers in southwestern Minnesota. What's a company to do?
Article by: Dee DePass, Star Tribune
Recently employees from Western Tractor, a multi-store John Deere complex in Alberta, Canada completed a Professional Leadership® Course Curriculum with JCC training specialist, Dr. Larry Cole. The course consisted of 3 modules with 2 days of class per module. The students were able to take away these key objectives from the course including:
Precision agriculture technology has become so commonplace that the “gee whiz” factor is long gone. It’s now taken for granted as part of agriculture’s evolution toward greater efficiency and productiveness.
JACKSON, MN / AGCO has begun further expansion of its Jackson, Minn., manufacturing center. During the next three years, AGCO will invest an estimated $42 million in infrastructure, increasing production capacity and efficiency in order to help meet growing demand for the tractors and application equipment built there.