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21 Years of All States Ag Parts

21 Years of All States Ag Parts Back in 1998, All States Ag Parts was founded by David Dyke and his two sons, Paul and John with a mission to bring the largest selection of new, used and rebuilt parts to the consumer with top notch customer service as the cornerstone of the business. “Our success always goes back to customer service.” says John Dyke, CEO. “We solve customers problems and that's our primary goal. We’ll never lose sight of that goal.”  In 2007, after years of doing solely phone and in-person sales, the company launched the e-commerce platform. The website brought a completely new range of customers to All States and grew the business rapidly. The visibility of the company increased dramatically and All States was positioned for massive success over the next decade.  All States Ag Parts started with just one location in Salem, South Dakota that began as a farm field. We have now grown to have 13 locations across the country that house our salvage yards,


Fire! Equipment fire is a serious concern. Unfortunately, it is a very common problem in farming equipment. In fact, a large part of our salvage sales are from machines where there has been a heat-related issue on one section of the machine. Dry weather, high winds and hot machines aren't the best combination when it comes to fire, but with proper preparation, a fire can be prevented. How can you prevent a machine from catching fire? Often times, this is a completely preventable issue. Safety Specialist Dennis Murphy at Penn State University says it's important to have a clean machine. Remove all caked-on residue in the engine with a pressure washer. A clean engine runs cooler, and this reduces the chance of fire. It is also essential that any debris is blown out of the machine and out of any belts, bearings or moving parts. Here are some tips from Iowa State University on preventing machine fire Keep the machine clean, particularly around the engine and

Saving you Sales Tax

Saving you Sales Tax There's a lot of new laws concerning sales tax. Over the past year, there have been changes to the sales tax laws in most states. The biggest change is that most online purchases are now taxable. Since most of the products All States Ag Parts sells are exempt when used for farming, we thought we'd let you know how you can remain tax-exempt when ordering on our website. Here's some information to help keep you exempt from sales tax. I'm a farmer, I thought I didn't have to pay sales tax on farming equipment. You're correct! You don't! Most products sold by All States Ag Parts are exempt from sales tax when they are purchased for use in agricultural operations. Products that qualify for sales tax exemptions vary by state, with Alabama and South Dakota being notable exceptions to sales tax exemptions on ag machinery and parts. I haven't paid sales tax on previous purchases, why the change? In 2018, the Supreme Cour