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Behind Every Product There's a Story -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamJuly 11, 2019

A new video series highlights the everyday lives of the equipment manufacturing industry's 1.3 million men and women.

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Photos Tell Workers' Stories -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamJune 20, 2019

A documentary photographer captures the lives of our industry's hardworking men and women.

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5 ways you can be an advocate for our industry -Featured Image

By: David WardDecember 14, 2018

A few good tips on how to be an advocate for our industry.

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Town Hall Brings Important Industry Topics to Life -Featured Image

By: Dane ZittritschDecember 3, 2018

The event was really high in energy. It felt like attending a cable TV game show almost.

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Sometimes equipment manufacturing workers are farmers too -Featured Image

By: Chelsea HonnetteNovember 28, 2018

When policies are passed, they impact my family in more ways than one.

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Worker takes Governor for ride at Manufacturing Month event -Featured Image

By: Greg FrenzelNovember 27, 2018

You never know when your first meeting with an elected official will be. Read about Greg's first time here.

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Kondex CEO Joins Legislators at Senate Democratic Rural Summit -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamOctober 12, 2017

Kondex President and CEO Jim Wessing joined several U.S. senators to talk about the importance of policies to support farm equipment manufacturers at the Senate Democratic Rural Summit on Wednesday. The marquee event was organized by the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee headed by Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and it featured keynote remarks from Senate […]

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USDA Secretary and House Ag Chair Hear Ag Equipment Issues at Farm Progress -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamSeptember 7, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and the Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee got a first-hand look at Ag equipment and the issues that affect farm equipment manufacturers at Farm Progress Show 2017. Perdue joined Congressman Mike Conaway, the Ag committee chairman, and a delegation of additional members of Congress from that committee for […]

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U.S. Agriculture Transportation -Featured Image

January 1, 2016

Improving U.S. agriculture transportation. Our global future depends on it. If U.S. surface and waterway transportation infrastructure continues to deteriorate at its current rate, by 2020 it will have cost us more than $62.8 Billion in lost exports with $4.9 Billion in agricultural exports alone. We can’t afford to wait. America’s future is in your […]

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Stand Up for Farmers -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamDecember 2, 2016

We need elected leaders who stand up for farmers — and manufacturing jobs.

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Rural Infrastructure – Somebody Made It Happen -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamNovember 10, 2016

“We take for granted how electricity got to our farms, how phones got to our farms, how our roads got there. But somebody made those things happen,” says Bill Northey, secretary of agriculture for the state of Iowa, in the video above. Northey was the keynote speaker at AEM’s Rural Infrastructure Summit, held in August […]

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Summit Outlines Challenges, Innovations for Rural Infrastructure -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamSeptember 1, 2016

A crowd of about 100 equipment manufacturers, elected officials, industry representatives and members of the agriculture community convened Monday at Iowa State University in Ames to discuss the needs, challenges and opportunities for U.S. infrastructure as it relates to the future of the agriculture economy and rural communities. Held a day in advance of the […]

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