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 […]

Farmers Satisfaction with Inputs Has Room for Improvements

A recent report from Biome Makers finds 84% of farmers have not found an input product yet that they find completely satisfying. The report, 2021 Trends and Challenges in Agriculture, is based on a survey conducted at the beginning of the year among nearly 100 farmers and agronomists worldwide. The report found not only that […]

Equipment Manufacturers Report Positive Outlook for 2021

According to a new survey released by the Association of Equipment Manufactures, the sector has a positive outlook on 2021. The survey found 88% of manufacturers report a positive outlook for the year ahead, while more than half expect sales to increase or remain stable despite the ongoing impact of the global pandemic. The on-line […]

AEM Reports Monthly Equipment Sales

According to the Association of equipment Manufactures, farm tractor and combine sales continue to increase in both the U.S. and Canada. AEM released February sales data last week, showing U.S. tractor sales were up 41% from the same month last year.  For the first two months in 2021, more than 32,000 tractors were sold, which […]

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 […]

Growth in Farm Tractor Unit Sales Continues in the U.S. and Canada

Farm tractor and self-propelled combine unit sales continued to grow across the U.S. in November. According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, small to mid-size units continue their sales growth in Canada. Total farm tractor sales in the U.S. rose 41% last month when compared to 2019, while U.S. self-propelled combine sales grew 33%. U.S. […]

Farm Equipment Dealers Forecast Growth in 2021

The recent Ag Equipment Intelligence/Farm Equipment 2021 Dealer Business Outlook and Trends survey revealed some encouraging news. Dealers not only beat last year’s estimates for profitability in 2020, but they’re now predicting greater revenue growth in 2021 than they did for this year. Farm Equipment magazine said when they examined the results of the survey, […]