Equipment Sales Steady to Down This Year

Jamie JohansenZimmPoll

New Holland ZimmPollOur latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How are farm equipment sales this year?”

The 2015 Farm Progress Show was a huge success and the streets were packed. But with crop prices lower this year, the question was, are people buying? It looks like we have responses all over the board, but leaning towards not so good. Whether you are buying this year or not, you can not deny farm equipment and technology companies have stepped it up this year and are providing their best.

Here are the poll results:

  • Good – 13%
  • Not so good – 27%
  • Steady – 27%
  • Really down – 20%
  • Unsure – 13%

Our new ZimmPoll is now live and asks the question, What is most important personal issue to today’s farmers?

No one can argue the passion farmers and ranchers have for the products they produce. It is not a job, it is a way of life they proudly live. We want to know what issues farmers today take the most personally. Is it producing a sustainable product, securing the farm for future generations, the ability for new farmers to get started, consumer education or maybe learning and utilizing new technologies? Are there other things…let us know.