NEWS
Equipment Sales on the Rise in 2013
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Oct 28, 2013 01:17 PM CDT

Farm equipment sales in the U.S. are increasing during 2013 and running above sales data from recent years, according to a recent report. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) released its monthly Flash Report on Oct. 10.

According the AEM, U.S. unit retail sales of two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive tractors and combines in 2013 continue to run above numbers seen over the last three years. In addition, 2013 sales are also above the 5-year average, which would cover from 2008 to 2012.

Total farm tractor sales jumped 7.6% from September 2012 to September 2013. Sales of 15,577 tractors were ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Machinery Chatter
Russ' Vintage Iron
A Shop Divided
Machinery Chatter
Polaris Combat Vehicle
One of THOSE Days
Machinery Chatter
It's a Small World
Built for 20 Years Into the Future
Machinery Chatter