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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Thu Aug 7, 2014 10:36 AM CDT

Now is a pretty good time to be a New Holland dealer or to become one, according to Abe Hughes, vice president of New Holland, North America. Not only are his company's current dealers doing well, Hughes says, New Holland is actively recruiting a few new faces. That is in contrast to some other major farm equipment manufacturers who feel that consolidation of dealerships is a better strategy in the current environment. They want fewer, not more dealers.

One thing is for sure: Times have changed for New Holland. Just two years ago, New Holland invited a group of ag ...

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