Category Archives: Education

Pennsylvania Announces New Service Tech Apprenticeship Program

Pennsylvania Announces New Service Tech Apprenticeship Program It’s reported that Pennsylvania will face more than 1,000 job openings by 2027 as current service techs retire. The Northeast Equipment Dealers Association is sponsoring the Agriculture Service Technician apprenticeship program, which will take at least one year to complete. Read more –

FMCSA Issues Electronic Logging Device Rule

FMCSA Issues Electronic Logging Device Rule Last Thursday, FMCSA announced its long-awaited final rule requiring the adoption and use of electronic logging devices by all drivers currently required to complete paper records of duty status. The 500 page rule has been summarized by American Trucking Associations staff and is available

Pennsylvania Dealers Form Task Force To Address Tech Training

Pennsylvania Dealers Form Task Force To Address Tech Training The goal of the group is to teach high school students the specific skills needed to maintain farm equipment that is becoming more and more high tech. Read more

Distracted Driving Continues To Be Much More Than Just “A Problem”

DISTRACTED DRIVING CONTINUES TO BE MUCH MORE THAN JUST “A PROBLEM” Not only is distracted driving still a serious problem, it is an epidemic. With each new mobile device introduced, the potential for behind-the-wheel distractions increase and so does a business’s exposure to risk. Federated Insurance is very concerned about

50 percent off GIE+Expo registration — Courtesy of RLD

50 percent off GIE+Expo registration — Courtesy of RLD If you aren’t already registered to attend this year’s Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO) here’s your chance to take 50% off the regular cost, courtesy of  Rural Lifestyle Dealer. Registration is $15 through September 10. From September 11 to October 18,

2016 Open Enrollment Checklist

2016 Open Enrollment Checklist While many groups may have some time before Open Enrollment periods begin it is always good to prepare earlier and make sure you are current with the ever changing guidelines and regulations. NEDA and Haylor, Fryer, & Coon prepared a checklist that will explain to you of things

Pennsylvania: PENNAG SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE

Pennsylvania: PENNAG SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE Scholarship applications for the 2015 PennAg Scholarship are now available. Students who have a parent employed by a member of PennAg Industries Association are invited to apply for scholarship award consideration. Awards must be used in the pursuit of post-secondary education at an accredited institution

Register for the 2015 Annual / Regional Meetings

On behalf of the NEDA Board of Directors and the Annual Regional meeting Committee, we want to take the opportunity to invite you and your key employees to join us in February 2015 at one of the five annual/regional meetings most convenient to your dealership(s). This meeting is meant to

How Corn Has Evolved over 9,000 Years

The evolution of corn is a 9,000-year-old story that began when maize split off from teosinte grass. It was then radically altered through selective breeding to develop into the yellow vegetable that exists today. A chemistry teacher in Australia has created an infographic capturing the change, as well as infographics

Education Programs

NEDA created several education programs for on-going learning and safety for its members. Forklift Operator Safety Training and Evaluation Program OSHA requires forklift operator performance to be re-evaluated once every three years. NEDA’s Certified Trainers can train/certify your employees. Train the Trainer forklift on-site course Forklift Operator Safety Training Program

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