The latest report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers shows increased combine sales. U.S. retail sales of combines increased nearly 59 percent last month, compared to April of 2017. However, total tractor sales in the U.S. rose less than one percent versus this time last year. AEM Senior Vice President of Ag Services Curt Blades notes that the downward trend in net farm income “is a concern.” Blades adds there is still uncertainty with the year one-third over.
Subscribe to RRFN
Get a weekly digest from RRFN to stay up-to-date on all the latest news in agriculture.