AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT

Global Market ($ million): $70,000

U.S. Industry Shipments ($ million): $32,700

Employees: 50,000+

Companies: 1,000+

U.S. Exports ($ million): $9,800

U.S. Imports ($ million): $7,300

Top 5 U.S. Companies

Deere & Company

AGCO Corporation

The Toro Company

Rain Bird Corporation

Bou-Matic

Top 5 Foreign Companies

CNH Global (Italy)

Claas KGaA mbH (Germany)

Kubota Corporation (Japan)

Mahindra & Mahindra, Ltd. (India)

Jain Irrigation Systems, Ltd. (India)

Top International Markets

North America

European Union (EU-27)

Other OECD Countries (Australia, Japan, New Zealand, etc.)

Eurasia (Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan)

South America (Brazil and Argentina)

Top 5 International Issues

Protectionist Measures in Russia

Tariffs and Domestic Content Requirements (India, Brazil, Argentina)

Status of EU Off-Road Engine Emission Standards

Intellectual Property

Top 3 Domestic Competitiveness Issues

Availability of Credit

Farm Bill

Collapse of Eurasian Markets

Updated 5/2009