So far, so good for North American tractor and combine sales during the first 6 months of 2018. The Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) attributes improving tractor and combine sales to both replacement needs and the farmers’ expectation that the ag market will improve further down the road.
According to Ag Equipment Intelligence’s monthly Dealer Sentiments survey, since the start of 2017, farm equipment dealers’ year-over-year level of optimism has varied by as much as 42% from one month to the next compared to the prior year.
In our latest newscast we take an inside look at the Cuban ag market, what it means for manufacturers if the U.S. Export-Import Bank is not reauthorized, dealers' 2016 outlook for precision farming sales and how worldwide tractor sales compare to North America.
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In this episode of On The Record, we examine Deere’s Population of 20-Store Dealers On the Rise. In the Technology Corner, we take a look at Carbon Robotics Developing New “Thinning” Function for LaserWeeder. Also in this episode: AGCO & Kubota Sign Right to Repair MOUs, Deere Reports Rising Large Ag Price Realization - Lower Production Costs and Dealers’ Most Pressing Concerns.