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Tractor Sales Rose Last Month, Combines Down
USAgNet - 09/13/2016

The Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report" shows that the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in August 2016, were down 9% compared to the same month last year.

For the eight months in 2016, a total of 145,038 tractors were sold which compares to 142,516 sold thru August 2015 representing a 2% increase year to date, reports Agri Marketing magazine.

Two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) in August were up 21% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were down .7%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP were down 27%, while 4-wheel drive tractors were down 48%.

For the eight months, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 11% over last year, while 40 & under 100 HP are down 5%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are down 24%, while 4-wheel drive tractors are down 34%.

Combine sales were down 23% for the month. Sales of combines for the first eight months totaled 2,600, a decrease of 22% over the same period in 2015.

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