NEWS
Machinery Chatter
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Feb 19, 2014 08:34 AM CST

Farm machinery dealers are facing higher inventory levels as lower commodity prices in recent months have had a negative effect on sales. But their situation is actually improving, according to a publication, which conducts regular surveys of farm equipment dealers.

Ag Equipment Intelligence, a subscription-based new and used farm equipment newsletter, runs monthly surveys of farm equipment dealers. Among the survey topics are is used equipment inventories and pricing.

Farmers have bought a lot of new farm equipment in recent years due to higher incomes. This type of market activity tends to create high inventories of used farm equipment because ...

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