2022 National Ag Day

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and over three dozen partner organizations hosted the inaugural Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall for National Ag Day, which is organized by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA). National Ag Day preview with ACA chair Amy Bradford, GROWMARK (14:05) More than 16,000 visitors attended the two-day festival and engaged with hands-on …

AEM to Sponsor Workshop for NAMA 2020

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) are teaming up during NAMA’s 2020 Agri-Marketing Conference for a pre-conference workshop with content targeted specifically for small and medium-sized companies. The event, Equipping Your Small Marketing Department to Survive and Thrive, will be emceed by Curt Blades, Senior Vice President of Ag Services at AEM. The National …

Senator Says Trade is Top Concern in Iowa

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Kinze Manufacturing, for a town hall meeting in Williamsburg, IA Wednesday. The meeting was attended by Iowa equipment manufacturers, farmers, small business owners, and others impacted by tariffs. The conversation included the impact of steel and aluminum tariffs on Iowa businesses and the state’s …

AEM Reports 2017 Tractor and Combine Sales

The 2017 Ag Tractor and Combine Report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) shows some recovery from 2016. In this interview, AEM Senior VP for AG Services Curt Blades talks about the 2017 report and how the new tax reform package has the industry cautiously optimistic for continued overall improvement in 2018. Interview with Curt Blades, AEM

AEM Pulls Out of NFMS Venture

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has withdrawn from a proposed collaborative venture with the Kentucky State Fair Board (KSFB) for the National Farm Machinery Show, which was announced in February at the 2017 show. AEM and KSFB had signed a letter of intent and announced a verbal agreement under which AEM would assist with the management and co-production of …