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Combine Sales Rise While Tractor Sales Drop in October

Dan Agri-Business, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), Economy, This Land of Ours

A look at trends in ag equipment sales. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Combine harvester sales showed double-digit gains during October in North America. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says all tractor sales fell in the U.S. and Canada. The latest AEM report says total U.S. ag equipment unit sales stayed above the five-year average for the …

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Heavy-Duty Tractors and Harvesters See Gains in July

Dan Economy, Field Crops

According to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), U.S. ag tractor monthly unit sales fell in July, but combine sales grew. U.S. total farm tractor sales fell 21 percent in July compared to 2021, while combine sales for the month grew 9.2 percent. That’s the second straight month of gains in combines so far this year. Heavy-duty ag …

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Agricultural Tractor Unit Sales Fall in June

Dan Agri-Business, Economy

U.S. agricultural tractor sales fell in June, while harvester sales grew. This is according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). U.S. total farm tractor sales fell 8.2 percent for the month of June compared to 2021. The 100+ horsepower 2WD tractor segment was the only one in the black for the fourth month in a row, up …

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U.S. Ag Tractor, Combine Sales below Five-Year Average in May

Dan Economy

U.S. tractor and combine monthly unit sales in May 2022 fell below the five-year average for the first time since March 2020. The monthly data, released last week by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), shows U.S. total farm tractor sales fell 14.5 percent for the month of May compared to 2021, and U.S. combine sales for the month declined …

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The Future of Food Production

Dan This Land of Ours

What does the future of food production look like? That’s today’s This Land of Ours. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ recent whitepaper, The Future of Food Production, identifies 13 trends expected to shape food production over the next ten years. AEM President Megan Tanel says top-level trends include water issues and the needed increase in food production. “Farmers have increasingly …

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AEM Releases April 2022 Equipment Sales Numbers

Dan Economy

Tractor and combine sales declined in April for the second month in a row, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). U.S. total farm tractor sales fell 22.3 percent in April compared to 2021, while combine sales for the month declined 5.6 percent. Total farm tractor sales are now down 13.7 percent year-to-date, while combines are down 14.5 percent. …

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Finding Trends in Food Production

Dan This Land of Ours

Finding trends in food production. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) recently released The Future of Food Production, a whitepaper detailing the drivers impacting how food is produced in North America. From producing more with less environmental impact to advanced food traceability to help maintain consumer trust to artificial intelligence enabling insights-driven farming, …

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Ag Tractor, Combine Sales Make First Decline since July 2021

Dan Economy

Ag tractor and combine unit sales had their first decline since July 2021, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). U.S. total farm tractor sales fell 21.1 percent for the month of March compared to 2021, while U.S. self-propelled combine sales for the month dropped 10.2 percent to 343 units sold. The 100+ horsepower 2WD segment was …

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Ag Tractor Unit Sales Continue Growth Streak Into 2022

Dan Economy

According to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), overall ag tractor sales in the U.S. continued rising into January, while combine harvesters slowed for the month. U.S. total farm tractor sales gained 1.5 percent in January compared to 2021, while U.S. self-propelled combine sales for the month fell 41.4 percent to 205 units sold. The 100 …

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AEM Releases Year-End 2021 Equipment Sales Numbers

Dan Economy

Nearly 360,000 total tractors and combines left dealer lots in 2021 in North America. U.S. and Canadian unit sales of ag tractors and combines finished 2021 with gains of more than ten percent in nearly every segment in both countries. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) released the data last week showing U.S. total farm tractor sales gained 0.3 percent …