AEM: First-Quarter Ag Tractor & Combine Sales Data Released

Dan Industry News Release

Total U.S. two-wheel drive tractor sales gained four percent for March compared to last year, while four-wheel-drive tractor sales dropped five percent and self-propelled combine sales declined 20 percent, according to the latest sales data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. First-quarter 2018 U.S. sales were essentially flat for the smaller-size tractors, and 100-plus horsepower two-wheel drive tractors declined about …


AEM’s Slater: Lift Steel Tariffs to Support Manufacturers

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

AEM President Dennis Slater issued the following statement last week Friday in response to President Trump’s import tariffs on steel taking effect: Equipment manufacturers remain disappointed at President Trump for allowing harmful steel tariffs to go into effect today. While exemptions for our strategic partners are encouraging, AEM opposes any steel tariffs as they will disrupt the entire global trading …


AEM Releases Latest U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Sales Report

Dan Industry News Release

Concerns Raised Over Impending Steel & Aluminum Tariffs The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) latest U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Report shows total sales of self-propelled combines in February grew 34 percent compared to last year and sales of 4-wheel drive tractors increased 9 percent. Sales of 2-wheel drive tractors declined 10 percent for February compared to last year. “We’ve …


Equipment Groups Tackle Right to Repair

Dan Industry News Release

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers and the Equipment Dealers Association announced a new industry commitment to provide a comprehensive set of service information tools for tractors and combines put into service by model year 2021. Members of AEM’s Ag Sector Board and EDA released a Statement of Principles articulating the tools they will make available through authorized dealers to empower farmers and …

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2017 Farm Equipment Sales Up

Dan Economy, Industry News Release

Sales of farm tractors and combines increased in 2017, up five percent and four percent, respectively. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers latest monthly sales report found the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in December 2017, were up 18 percent compared to the same month last year. For the twelve months in 2017, a total of 220,500 tractors were …