The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has released its monthly flash report for August 2012.
Total unit sales are above the five-year average and data from the previous four years.
For the month, total two-wheel-drive tractor sales were up 13.9% compared with data from 2011. Four-wheel-drive tractor sales were up 49.1% compared with 2011. And combine sales were up 7.1% compared with 2011.
For year-to-date, compared with 2011, the data for 2012 shows total farm tractor sales up 8.3%, and combine sales are down 11.8%.