Yearly Sales of U.S. Tractors and Combines Rise

Dan Economy

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers released its “Flash Report” that says the total number of tractors sold in the U.S. was up seven percent when compared to 2017. The number of tractors sold in 2018 totaled 235,856, seven percent higher than the 220,605 tractors sold in 2017. During December of last year, the sales of two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under …


October Tractor Sales Mostly Flat

Dan Economy, Industry News Release

Sales of tractors remained mostly flat in October while combine sales declined. According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer’s October Ag Tractor and Combine Report, overall sales remained positive year-to-date. U.S. sales in October, compared to last year, of four-wheel-drive tractors were flat with a one-percent drop month-over-month. October year-to-date growth was 13.5 percent for four-wheel-drive tractors. Total U.S. sales …


Monthly Tractor, Combine Sales Increase

Dan Industry News Release

Farmers and ranchers purchased more combines and tractors last month according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. The latest monthly report shows tractor sales were up 14 percent in August, compared to the same period last year, and combine sales were up 23 percent for the month. Two-wheel- drive tractors under 40 horsepower sales increased 19 …


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 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 …


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 …