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2016 John Deere Parts Expo, Austin Texas

by Bill Walters

Posted on January 5, 2017 - 2:00pm

Greetings from Dyersville. I hope everyone had a great New Year, 2016 went by so quickly. I was privileged to attend the John Deere Parts Expo in December. John Deere hosts this event every other year. This year it was in Austin, TX.

We were able to talk to many John Deere dealers at...
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New Introductions for Case IH

by Bill Walters

Posted on November 22, 2016 - 3:15pm

Greetings from Dyersville.

In this blog I’ll give you some additional information on two new items that we introduced at the National Farm Toy Show for Case IH collectors.

Let’s start with the 1:16th Case Steam Engine that is being produced to commemorate the 175th Anniversary of...

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Welcome to the Ertl Blog!

by Bill Walters

Posted on October 21, 2016 - 12:00pm

Hello everyone! Please let me introduce myself. My name is Bill Walters, and I’m responsible for the Ertl farm toy line here at TOMY International. I’ve been with the company since 1993 and have been working on the farm toy line since 1995. I was raised on the family farm roughly 20 miles...

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