Thursday  - Nov 2, 2017


Houston 2017 |  Kansas City 2015  | St. Louis 2011  
The odds of winning baseball's fall classic again seem tied to our Marketing & Distribution Conventon. In three of the last seven years, we've hosted the convention in cities where teams are not just in the World Series. They win the World Series.

After the big Astros win last night, we should Houston in a good mood next week. Who will win the next World Series? Odds favor Minneapolis in 2018 and St. Louis in 2019.  

Alamo Group announces record third quarter results Ag Division recorded net sales of $64.9 million in the third quarter of 2017, an increase of 15% compared with net sales of $56.4 million for the same period in 2016.

AGCO third quarter global sales are up 13% with North America +7% The company expanding is with internal product development and "bolt-on acquisitions," said AGCO's chairman. Sales in North America row crop segment remain weak.

CNH reports global ag equipment sales are up 12% Net sales in NAFTA were flat, as stable row crop market conditions and improved tractor mix were offset by reduced market demand for hay and forage products.

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  • Association President’s Message
    Allies or Rivals? A Little of Both 

  • Proposed Tax Reform Brings
    Breaks to Small Business 

  • Digital Communication
    Amplifies Risk in Product Liability 

  • Member Focus
    Better Pump Leads to a Breakthrough Product The Story of Nuhn Industries 

  • Are These Lucky Terms in Your Contracts?
  • Q&A on Cybersecurity
  • Much more 

Marketing & Distribution Convention in Houston starts in just four days. Over 300 executives now registered with more adding to the list daily. EMDA's list of Wholesalers and Reps has also added names this week. Registration lists are posted at and

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