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MILWAUKEE – August 2019 saw increases in U.S. sales of self-propelled combines and 4-wheel-drive tractors as well as total U.S. 2-wheel-drive tractor sales compared to August of last year, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

U.S. 4-wheel-drive tractor sales increased 19.3 percent in August compared to last year and U.S. August self-propelled combine sales increased 11.5 percent.

Total U.S. sales of 2-wheel-drive tractors in August increased 1.9 percent compared to August last year: under 40 HP 2-wheel-drive tractors increased 2.1 percent, while sales of 40-100 HP tractors decreased 1.4 percent, and sales of 100-plus HP tractors increased 13.6 percent.

For Canada, August 4-wheel-drive tractor sales were flat and self-propelled combine sales decreased 45.4 percent. August 2-wheel-drive tractor Canadian sales were mixed (9.1 percent increase for under 40 HP, 4.2 percent decrease for 40-100 HP, and .5 percent decrease for 100-plus HP).

“Although the numbers are flat to positive for the year, we and the industry remain cautious about the overall Ag economy,” said Curt Blades, senior vice president of Ag Services at the Association of Equipment manufacturers.

The full reports can be found in the Market Data section of the AEM website under Ag Tractor and Combine Reports.

U.S.: https://www.aem.org/market-data/statistics/us-ag-tractor-and-combine-reports/

Canada: https://www.aem.org/market-data/statistics/canadian-ag-tractor-combine-reports/

MILWAUKEE – July 2019 saw decreases in U.S. sales of self-propelled combines and 4-wheel-drive tractors as well as total U.S. 2-wheel-drive tractor sales compared to July of last year, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

U.S. 4-wheel-drive tractor sales decreased 4.7 percent July compared to last year and U.S. July self-propelled combine decreased 25.9 percent. Total U.S. sales of 2-wheel drive tractors in July decreased .1 percent compared to July last year: under 40 HP 2-wheel drive tractors decreased .6 percent, while sales of 40-100 HP tractors grew 4 percent, and sales of 100-plus HP tractors declined 9.8 percent.

For Canada, January 4-wheel drive tractor sales were negative (down 32 percent) and self-propelled combine sales decreased 43.8 percent. July 2-wheel-drive tractor Canadian sales were down in all size categories (11.1 percent for under 40 HP, 10.8 percent for 40-100 HP, and 15 percent for 100-plus HP).

“To keep the U.S. agriculture economy strong, we’re encouraging a swift passage of USMCA and continued focus on renewable fuels to help provide some stability for farmers in the months ahead,” said Blades. “AEM is committed to advocating for pro-growth trade policies and the end to retaliatory tariffs.”

The full reports can be found in the Market Data section of the AEM website under Ag Tractor and Combine Reports.

U.S.: https://www.aem.org/market-data/statistics/us-ag-tractor-and-combine-reports/ 

Canada: https://www.aem.org/market-data/statistics/canadian-ag-tractor-combine-reports/