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Heartland Ag Business Group
1003 Central Ave.
P.O. Box 1115
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

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44 years of excellence



Hot Line Guides is a division of Heartland Communications Group, Inc. a full service marketing and publishing company that has served the Agriculture, Construction, and Crane Industry for over 40 years

Farm Equipment Guide…the blue book for farm machinery and equipment.   This Annual Guide and digital monthly update provide equipment dealers and farmers with the latest pricing and specification information available anywhere.

Antique Tractor Guide…this publication provides a guide on specifications, as well as auction and retail pricing for antique tractors and crawlers, 1969 and older.

Compact Tractor Guide…a pricing and specification guide covering over 100 manufacturers of riding, garden, and compact tractors dating back through 1980.

Iron Memories …follows the stories of antique equipment restoration enthusiasts. Published once a year, this coffee table book is told through both words and photos, telling the stories of antique equipment restoration, and the personal triumphs of such accomplishments.

Construction Equipment Guide...This quick reference guide provides information on all types of heavy construction equipment from over 200 Manufacturers. For more than 20 years this Guide has been the most useful source for contractors, dealers, insurance companies and lending institutions for pricing, serial number identification, specifications on heavy construction equipment.

Transportation Dimension Guide...is your source for transport dimensions such as; weight, length, width and height for heavy construction machinery, cranes, lifting equipment as well as agricultural machinery from the leading manufacturers in the industry.

Material Handling Guide...A comprehensive source of specifications and pricing information on Aerial Lifts (Boom and Scissor), Forklifts and Telehandlers. Covering over 140 manufacturers of Aerial Lifts, Forklifts and Telehandlers with 500 pound capacity and up dating back thru 1978.

Crane Guide...gives you the "Blue Book Advantage" when you buy and sell cranes! This annual guide contains the following: Nine categories of cranes: All Terrain Cranes, Articulating Cranes, Boom Trucks, Crawler Cranes, Hydraulic Truck Cranes, Lattice Truck Cranes, Industrial Cranes, Tower Cranes, and Rough Terrain Cranes. Plus lifting equipment, such as aerial lifts, telehandlers and forklifts. Serial Numbers from 1940 to current! Specifications on hundreds of models from more than 100 crane manufacturers, plus access to actual listings of what cranes are selling for in the industry.

Hot Line Guides has been serving the Agriculture, Construction, and Crane industry for 40 years.  Our one single commitment is to provide buyers and sellers the ability to transact business quickly and cost effectively and you can count on the folks at Heartland to do that regardless of the forum.  Should you have any further questions please don't hesitate to contact us.


1003 Central Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA, 50501
Ph: (515) 955-1600 | Toll Free: 800-247-2000
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