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U.S. October Tractor Sales Fell, While Combines Sold for More
USAgNet - 11/13/2019

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in October 2019 were down 4% compared to the same month last year.

Agri Marketing magazine reports that for the ten months in 2019, a total of 214,620 tractors were sold which compares to 206,460 sold thru October 2019 representing a 4% increase year to date.

For the month, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) were down 4% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were down 5%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP were up 2%, while 4-wheel drive tractors were down 3%.

For the ten months, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 5% over last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were even. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are up 3%, while 4-wheel drive tractors are up 7%.

Combine sales were up 8% for the month. Sales of combines for the first ten months totaled 4,114 an increase of 3% over the same period in 2018.

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