According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer’s monthly “Flash Report,” the sale of all tractors during June in the U.S. were down 13% compared to the same month last year.
For the six months in 2021, a total of 166,512 tractors were sold which compares to 142,642 sold thru June 2020 representing a 17% increase year to date.
For the month, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) were down 18% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were down 3%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP were up 25%, while 4-wheel drive tractors were up 142%.
For the six months, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 15% over last year, while 40 & under 100 HP are up 19%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are up 23%, while 4-wheel drive tractors are up 32%.
Combine sales were up 5% for the month. Sales of combines for the six months totaled 2,276 an increase of 11% over the same period in 2020.