equipment

Equipment Sales Sluggish, but Positive

Dan Industry News Release

The latest monthly tractor and combine sales report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers shows increased combine sales. U.S. retail sales of combines jumped almost 59 percent last month, compared to April of 2017. However, total tractor sales in the U.S. rose less than one percent, versus this time last year. AEM Senior Vice President of Ag Services Curt Blades …

Agri View: One Horse Farm Era

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Everett Griner talks about agriculture history and the one horse farm era in today’s Agri View.     Well, I have been reading from my farm history book again. I love American agriculture history. Reading about the era of the one-horse farm. Now, before modern mechanization, the size of a farm was generally measured in horses. Anything above a 2 …

tractor sales

Overall Tractor Sales Trending Higher in 2017

Dan Industry News Release

Tractor sales in the United States increased again last month, representing a six percent increase since the beginning of the year. A monthly report by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers shows April tractor sales were up seven percent, compared to April of last year, with more than 67,000 sales reported. For the month, two-wheel drive under 40 horsepower tractors, were …

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U.S. Tractor Sales Up in March

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U.S. tractor sales in March increased six percent compared to a year ago. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers released its monthly sales report this week. The report shows that for the first three months in 2017, a total of 42,033 tractors were sold which compares to 39,878 sold through March 2016, representing a five percent increase for the year. For …

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Agri View: Agricultural Equipment Sales

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Everett Griner talks about agricultural equipment sales tracking agriculture in today’s Agri View. You know even the people who keep up with what goes on in the world of agriculture give little thought in the industry that keeps farmers going. Talking about the people who build the tractors, combines and other implements. In case you care, it hasn’t been too …