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U.S. TRACTOR SALES UP 29%, COMBINE SALES UP 45% IN OCTOBER
Source: Agri Marketing magazine

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' monthly "Flash Report," the sales of all tractors in the U.S. for October 2012 were up 29% compared to the same month last year.

For the year 2012, a total of 157,058 tractors were sold, which compares to 142,734 sold through October 2011.

For the month, two-wheel-drive smaller tractor (under 40 HP) were up 32% from last year, and 40 & under 100 HP were up 22%. Sales of two-wheel-drive 100+ HP were up 34% from last year, and four-wheel-drive tractors were up 29% for the month.

For the first ten months, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 9% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP are up 9%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are up 16%, while 4-Wheel Drive tractors are up 12% for the year.

Combine sales were up 45% for the month. Sales of combines for the first nine months totaled 8,383, a decrease of 0.7% over the same period in 2011.


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