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U.S. SALES OF TRACTORS IN AUGUST EVEN WITH LAST YEAR, 4WD TRACTORS UP 66%, COMBINES DOWN 2%
Source: Agri Marketing magazine

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in August 2017, were up 1% compared to the same month last year.

For the eight months in 2017, a total of 152,178 tractors were sold which compares to 144,883 sold thru July 2016 representing a 5% increase for the year.

For the month, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) were up 2% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were up 2%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP were down 13%, while 4-wheel drive tractors were up 66%.

For the year, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 10% over last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were even. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are down 15%, while 4-wheel drive tractors are down 1%.

Combine sales were down 2% for the month. Sales of combines for the year total 2,459 a decrease of 6% from 2016.


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