Large ag equipment sales rose 14.3% year-over-year in March, with robust growth in 4WD and combines more than enough to offset a modest decline in row-crop tractors, according to the latest data from the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers.
On August 4, Ag Equipment Intelligence participated in a presentation alongside 4 equipment dealers to a group of dealers and farmers from Brazil that was on a weeklong benchmarking tour in the Midwest.
Lemken’s positive development in North America, which now includes a fully-fledged subsidiary in the United States, contributed to the German tillage and seeding equipment manufacturer’s all-time record sales in 2021.
This map illustrates where dealer competition is heaviest, and where it is not. Researchers at the U.S. PIRG Educational Fund used the major-line OEM’s online dealer locator tools in late 2021 to capture and plot site location data.
Deere & Co. posted decent ag equipment sales numbers last week when it reported its second quarter fiscal year 2019 earnings, but the company said it is looking at slowing production of big ag equipment by as much as 20%.
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