According to an Association of Equipment Manufacturer’s report, U.S. sales of all tractors were up two percent in September compared to the same time-frame in 2017. For the first nine months of 2018, a total of 181,515 tractors were sold. That represents an eight percent increase for the year. In September, sales of two-wheel drive tractors over 100 horsepower were up 29 percent, while four-wheel drive tractor sales were up 52 percent. For the year, four-wheel drive tractor sales were up 19 percent. Combine sales were up nine percent for the month and 21 percent over the year.
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