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Mechanization Brings Bountiful Harvest

Along the timeline of the ancient art of winemaking, the mechanization of vineyards is still in its infancy. If ever necessity was the mother of invention, the industrial vine and wine revolution defines it.

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CA Gov proposes last state budget

Gov. Jerry Brown at a news conference on his proposed 2018-19 state budget. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press) CA Gov proposes last state budget California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) unveiled the final budget of his tenure, a plan calling for $199.3 billion in total spending and projecting an $8.8 billion surplus, $7.6 billion of which…

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Wagner Equipment Co. purchases Ag Equipment location in Lamar

LAMAR, CO – Lamar Colorado, Wagner Equipment Co. will be the new AGCO and Ag allied products dealer, serving customers in the Lamar area. H. Manning Co., after many years of dedicated service in the Lamar area, has chosen to sell their business assets at 7265 U.S Hwy 50 to Wagner Equipment Co. Wagner will assume operations on May 21st with no interruptions in service.

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Lou Holtz brings ‘Game Plan’ to keynote address

Far West Equipment Dealers Association welcomes Hall of Fame football coach Lou Holtz as its keynote speaker for the 2018 annual convention. Holtz will share his “Game Plan for Success” at FWEDA’s welcome breakfast, scheduled Nov. 15 at the Hyatt Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Palm Springs.

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2018 Cost of Doing Bussiness Survey

It’s time for the 2018 Cost of Doing Business Survey (CODB). Again this year, it is imperative that at least 100 equipment dealers submit financials for the CODB Report to be credible.

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URGENT: OSHA requires injury tracking

On April 30, 2018, federal OSHA posted a “trade release” requiring all affected employers to submit injury and illness data in the federal OSHA Injury Tracking Application (ITA) online portal, even if the employer is covered by a state plan that has not completed adoption of their own state rule.

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ON A ROLL: CLASSIC UTV MANUFACTURERS DISCUSS THEIR TRIED-AND-TRUE LINEUPS When thinking of utility vehicles (UTVs), it’s easy to picture weekend warriors zipping around to their next adventure. However, when packed with the right power, payload and attachments, UTVs transform into the ultimate workhorses. Quick and compact enough to fit into jobsites but cheaper than…

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