The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has released its data for July 2011 sales of tractors and combines in the U.S.
Overall, unit sales are down.
Two-wheel-drive tractors were down 7.6% year-to-year, and down less than a percent for year-to-date.
Four-wheel-drive tractors were up 2% year-to-year, and up 7.2% year-to-date.
Total farm tractor sales are down 7.4% year-to-year, and down less than a percent for year-to0date.
Combine sales are down 27.9% year-to-year, and down 1.2% year-to-date.
For the month, machinery sales dipped below the five year average and 2009 numbers (the lowest year in five years.)
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