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U.S. August Tractor, Combine Sales Were Up
USAgNet - 09/12/2018

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in August 2018, were up 14% compared to the same month last year.

Agri Marketing magazine reports that for the eight months in 2018, a total of 154,581 tractors were sold which compares to 152,033 sold thru August 2017 representing an 8% increase for the year.

For the month, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) were up 19% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were up 3%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP were up 27%, while 4-wheel drive tractors were up 17%.

Two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 11% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP are up 3%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are up 7%, while 4-wheel drive tractors are up 13%.

Combine sales were up 23% for the month. Sales of combines for the year total 3,038 compared to 2,458 in 2017, a 24% increase.

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