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SMALL TRACTOR SALES IN U.S. UP IN AUGUST
Source: Agri Marketing magazine

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. for August 2014, were up 2% compared to the same month last year.

For the eight months in 2014, a total of 141,555 tractors were sold which compares to 121,76337,750 sold thru August 2014, representing a 3% increase year to date.

For the month, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) were up 5% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were up 9%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP were down 11%, while 4-wheel drive tractors were down 37%.

For the eight months, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 6% over last year, while 40 & under 100 HP are up 5%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are down 9%, while 4-wheel drive tractors are down 14%.