April AEM Flash Report Shows Combines Continue to Sell at a Strong Pace in US and Canada

According to the latest Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) flash report, in both the United States and Canada, self propelled combine sales are very strong. Both the year to date and month to month numbers are on a torrid pace for the year.

In the United States combine sales were up 58.6% in April 2013 in comparison to the prior year and up 57.2% year to date.  SEE THE US REPORT

In Canada combine sales were up 83.2% in April 2013 in comparison to the prior year and up 45% year to date.  SEE THE CANADA REPORT

Both American and Canadian farmers are preparing for either a potential large harvest, finding places to spend free cash flow or taking advantage of strong dealer pricing.  As we said last month, it will be interesting to see if this strong trend continues.  



RealAgriculture News Team

A team effort of RealAgriculture's videographers and editorial staff to make sure that you have the latest in what is happening in agriculture.


Lost jobs, dead horses didn’t stop Liberals from killing program, court reveals

The potential loss of 23,000 jobs — mainly in rural Ontario — and demise of 20,000 racehorses was not enough to stop the Ontario Liberal government from ending the Slots at Racetracks program. This revelation emerged last week from court documents released as part of a civil suit brought by Ontario standardbred racehorse breeders against…Read more »


Leave a Reply