AEM Offers Insights on High Machinery Sales

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says there are several factors driving the current machinery sales trends. In the first quarter of 2021, total farm tractor unit sales are up more than 50% in the U.S., and nearly 60% in Canada. AEM’s Curt Blades said, “We’re operating in a very interesting market right now.” Over the […]

Tractor Sales Continue Strong Growth

Thanks to a strong month of April, farm tractor unit sales continue double-digit growth rate in both the U.S. and Canada, and inventories continue to fall. U.S. total farm tractor sales rose 22.7% in April compared to 2020, which was the first month of the current sales growth trend, while U.S. combine sales fell 3.2%. […]

March Farm Tractor Sales Show Broad Growth, Close Positive First Quarter

U.S. farm tractor unit sales extended their growth streak to eleven straight months. According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, American total farm tractor sales rose 84.1% in March compared to 2020. Meanwhile, U.S. combine sales grew 6.7%. For Canada, March monthly tractor and combine sales were positive across all segments. Total farm tractor sales […]

Tractor Combine Sales Up To Start 2021

According to the Association of Equipment Manufactures, farm tractor and combine unit sales are off to a strong start for 2021 in both the U.S. and Canada. AEM reports U.S. total farm tractor sales rose 24.7% in January compared to 2020, while U.S. combine sales grew a significant 76.8%. U.S. unit sales grew across all […]

Farm Tractor Sales Finish 2020 Higher

Tractor and combine sales finished 2020 with solid growth across the U.S., while sales in most sectors in Canada were also positive. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers reported this week total U.S. farm tractor sales rose 26.8 % in December compared to 2019 while U.S. combine sales fell 1.9%. U.S. four-wheel-drive units fell slightly in […]

AEM Releases September 2020 Ag Equipment Sales Numbers

All segments of ag equipment sales grew in September 2020, continuing a positive trend for the year, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. U.S. total farm tractor sales rose 21.6% in September compared to 2019, while combine sales grew 8.2%. Four-wheel-drive units increased for the second month in a row in September, up 21.4%, […]

AEM Announces Sustainability Council

On Monday, the Association of Equipment Manufactures announced a Sustainability Council. The council is comprised of leaders from AEM member companies. The council will help advance AEM member-efforts in addressing issues of sustainability and provide a framework for the adoption of best practices and innovation. Curt Blades, senior vice president of Ag Services at AEM, […]

Ag Equipment Sales Continue a Positive Trend in August

August marked the 5th month in a row that tractor and self-propelled combine sales increase in the U.S. Sales also reported a year-over-year increase for the third month in a row in Canada. The latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers shows U.S. total farm tractor sales rose 12.8% last month when compared to […]

July Equipment Sales Numbers Climb Higher Despite Uncertainty

July was the fourth-consecutive positive month in the U.S. for overall unit sales of agricultural tractors and self-propelled combines. July numbers in Canada were also positive for the second-straight month. According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers U.S. total farm tractor sales rose 34% in July when compared to July 2019. June’s self-propelled combine sales […]

Ag Equipment Sales Rise in June

The overall sales of tractors and self-propelled combines were higher in both the U.S. and Canada during June. According to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, it’s the first time this year that the sales numbers rose. Total U.S. farm tractor sales rose 32% in June. Only four-wheel-drive tractor sales declined in […]