Agriculture Resources

Ag Related Associations

Agricultural Driveline Manufacturers Association

ADMA’s mission is to promote increased safety awareness in regard to the design, operation, and maintenance of agricultural drivelines. To achieve this objective, our primary focus is on developing educational materials that address these goals.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers

AEM Serves the construction, mining, forestry indsutries, and the majors in the agricultural industry. Best source for stats. U.S. Ag Flash Reports is the link most shortliners use on this site

Agricultural Manufacturers of Canada

AMC is, first and foremost, a lobby association that speaks on behalf of the interests of Canada’s agricultural manufacturing industry.

Agricultural Retailers Association

ARA serves the ag retail and distribution industry.

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

ASABE Standards, standards and more standards. This group actually did write the book on the subject and continues to update it annually.

CME Group

CME’s ag page is one of the best sources of agricultural and commodity news.

American Farm Bureau Federation

Farm Bureau’sNewsroom and FBNews and Legislative Action pages are worthwhile reading.

Equipment Marketing & Distribution Association

EMDA is the association of independent distributors and manufacturers representatives, marketing farm and related power equipment products, including light industrial, commercial, irrigation, forestry, turf and grounds maintenance, lawn and garden products. Online Directory

Equipment Dealers Association

EDA, formerly known as the North American Equipment Dealers Assn., (NAEDA) represents 4,500 retail dealers extensively engaged in the sale and service of agricultural, construction, industrial, forestry, outdoor power, lawn and garden, and/or turf equipment. 

National Association of Manufacturers

NAM Lobbying in Washington, DC, and legal work on behalf of manufacturers.

National Fluid Power Association

NFPA has a great Standards Locator.

State, Regional, and Provincial Dealer Associations

This section provides information on the regional and provincial dealer associations, including their addresses, phone numbers, email, websites, and primary contact for the associations.

Canada East Equipment Dealers Association

Bev Leavitt, Executive Vice President
580 Bryne Drive – Unit C1
Barrie, ON  L4N 9P6
(705) 726-2100
Fax: (705) 726-2187

Deep Southern Equipment Dealers Association
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Southern part of Mississippi

Vince Zebeau, Executive Vice President
PO Box 1191
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-1191
(225) 383-5064
Fax: (225) 383-8581

Far West Equipment Dealers Association
Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming

Joani Woelfel, President/CEO
2355 N Lincoln St
Dixon, CA 95620-9215
(707) 678-8859
(800) 576-8850
Fax: (707) 678-0125

Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association
Iowa, Nebraska

Mark Hennessey, President/CEO
1311 50th St PO Box 65840
West Des Moines, IA 50265-0840
Fax: (515)223-7832

UNITED Equipment Retailers Association

L. Kim Rominger, Executive VP / CEO
6124 Avery Rd (43016) PO Box 68
Dublin, OH 43017
Fax: (614)889-0463

Midwest-SouthEastern Dealers Association
Arkansas, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Northern Mississippi, Southeastern Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Gary W. Manke, President/CEO
5330 Wall St Ste 100
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 240-4700
Fax: (608) 240-2069

Montana Equipment Dealers Association

Bradley P. Griffin, CAE – Managing Director
1645 Parkhill Drive, Suite 6
Billings, MT 59102
(406) 256-1005
Fax: (406) 256-0785

Pioneer Equipment Dealers Association
Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Matthew Larsgaard, President/CEO
1411 32nd St S
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 293-6822
Fax: (701) 293-6824

Northeast Equipment Dealers Association Inc.
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont

Ralph F. Gaiss, Executive Vice President
PO Box 3470
Syracuse, NY 13220
(315) 457-0314
Fax: (315) 451-3548

Western Equipment Dealers Association
US: Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
Canada: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan

John Schmeiser, CEO
Canada: 2435 Pegasus Rd NE
Calgary, AB T2E 8C3
(403) 250-7581
Fax: 403/291-5138
US: 638 West 39th St (64111-2910)
PO Box 419264
Kansas City, MO 64141-6264
(816) 561-5323
Fax: (816) 561-1249

Government Links

ARSUSDA’s Ag Research Service
Census of AgUSDA’s Census of Agriculture
CBPCustoms & Border Protection info on Marking of Country of Origin
acquaints manufactures and exporters in other nations with requirements for goods imported into the U.S.  PDF Booklet  doc – 52 KB. pdf – 2,459 KB
Crop ReportsUSDA’s National Ag Statistics Services Crop Report
EEOCEqual Employment Opportunity Commission
EPAEnvironment Protection Agency
ERSUSDA’s Economic Research Service
NASSUSDA’s National Ag Statistics Services
NFIB *The National Federation of Independent Business
NAM *National Association of Manufacturers
ThomasLegislative information from The Library of Congress
OSHA SoftwareeTools and Electronic Products for Compliance Assistance
UCC Info *University of Penn Law School Uniform Drafts and Acts
US HouseU.S. House of Representatives (Find Your Rep)
US SenateU.S. Senate (Find Your Senator)