U.S. March 4WD Tractor Sales Up 13%, Combine Sales UP 71%

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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 2018, were even in March compared to 2018.

For the year, a total of 44,523 tractors were sold which compares to 42,027 sold in 2018 representing an 6% increase for the year.

For the month of March, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) were up even compared to last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were down 3%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP were up 5%, while 4-wheel drive tractors were up 13%.

For the year, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 10% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP are down 2%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are even, while 4-wheel drive tractors are up 25%.

Combine sales were up 71% for the month. Sales of combines for the year totaled 977 compared to 719 in 2018, an 36% increase.

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