U.S. December Tractor Sales Up 6%, Combines Up 30%

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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 December 2018, were up 6% compared to the same month last year.

For the year, a total of 235,856 tractors were sold which compares to 220,605 sold thru December 2017 representing an 7% increase for the year.

For the month, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) were up 7% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were up 4%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP were up 6%, while 4-wheel drive tractors were down 9%.

For the year, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 9% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP are up 2%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are up 6%, while 4-wheel drive tractors are up 13%.

Combine sales were up 30% for the month. Sales of combines for the year total 4,849 compared to 4,104 in 2017, an 18% increase.

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