Compared to one year ago, U.S. farm tractor sales declined 21 percent in July. Four-wheel drive units and 100-plus horsepower two-wheel drive tractor sales increased more than 20 percent. The mid-range and small tractor sales were in negative territory. U.S. combine sales rose more than nine percent. Association of Equipment Manufacturers Senior Vice President Curt Blades said high-dollar equipment sales trended upward, which reflects the farm economy.
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