Ag Equipment Still Sliding
Elizabeth Williams DTN Special Correspondent
Fri Sep 25, 2015 12:55 PM CDT

INDIANOLA, Iowa (DTN) -- There's no denying agricultural equipment sales are down and no one is predicting we've seen the bottom yet. "We're dealing with a hangover after a multi-year party," said Matt Cronin, president of C & B Operations, Gettysburg, South Dakota.

Cronin runs a John Deere dealership with 24 locations across six states from Idaho to Minnesota. "But I am cautiously optimistic. I think we're getting back to more normal times," he said.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) reported four-wheel-drive tractor sales have sunk 41% year-to-date compared with last year. Combine sales are down 34% for the ...

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