Episode 29

Episode 29 The Success of Succession with Chris Biddle

In this episode, Chris Biddle reflects on the people and the quotes that have stood out during the current season of Inside Agri-Turf

In particular, he discusses how and why so many sons and daughters have followed parents into the family business, bringing with them new skills. He also picks out the stand-moment when the industry was described in glowing terms - and finally reflects on the perfect mission statement for dealers

Time stamps for subjects covered

05:01 The importance of Ps and Qs

06:56 The stand-out quote of the season

09:28 How do you 'bottle' and present the industry to outsiders?

15:49 Mission Statements

17:19 The perfect dealer mission statement

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Chris Biddle

Chris is an experienced journalist specialising in the farm and grass machinery market. He has worked for a major tractor manufacturer and been a managing director of a farm and grass machinery dealership in the West Country.
In 1988, he launched trade magazine, Service Dealer followed by TurfPro in 1998, selling both titles to Land Power Publications in 2015.
He was editor of Landwards, the professional journal of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) from 2008 until 2019 and is the recipient of the 2020 IAgrE Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Land-Based industry.
Chris lives in Salisbury with his wife Trish, and is an avid cricket fan and member of the MCC for over 55 years.