April another good month for big tractor and combine sales
The latest statistics from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers show sales of four-wheel drive tractors increased 29 percent in April and are now up four-point-fourpercent for the year.
Combine sales also increased, up nearly 34 percent in April, compared to last year, and now up 30 percent for through the first four months of 2009.
Sales of smaller tractors continue to suffer. Sales of all two-wheel drivetractors were off 24 percent in April and are down nearly 22 percent in 2009.