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Machinery Chatter
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:23 AM 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 ...

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