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U.S. Tractor Sales Flat in July, Combines Down
USAgNet - 08/13/2019

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in 2018, were even in July compared to 2018.

Agri Marketing magazine reports that for the year, a total of 150,367 tractors were sold which compares to 145,019 sold in 2018 representing an 4% increase for the year.

For the month of July, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) were even compared to last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were up 4%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP were down 710%, while 4-wheel drive tractors were down 5%.

For the year, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 5% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP are even. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are up even, while 4-wheel drive tractors are up 12%.

Combine sales were down 26% for the month. Sales of combines for the year totaled 2,513 compared to 2,,567 in 2018, a 2% decrease.

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