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Buyer beware: Right-to-Repair is not what it seems

From the outside looking in, people are often surprised how advanced technology dominates the equipment landscape. Notebook computers with complex software are now the tool of choice to diagnose and in some cases adjust, reset or make minor repairs. More comprehensive diagnostics and repairs require authorized providers to service machinery in person.

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Wyoming dealers’ grass–roots effort halts bill, CA is next

Far West equipment dealers convinced Wyoming legislators in February that WY HB 91, the “Right to Repair Farm Equipment,” would have unintended, negative consequences as written. The Wyoming measure, aimed directly at the ag equipment industry, is among 19 “Right-to-Repair” bills introduced in statehouses across the country in the past year that would force manufacturers…