There’s a lot of stuff happening with equipment lately — from sales numbers, to what’s going on with the shortage of components, to price increases. To explain it all, for today’s RealAg LIVE! our host Shaun Haney is  joined by Curt Blades, senior vice president of ag services at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)…. Read More

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) flash reports that come out every month are a handy way to see how equipment sales are trending in Canada and the U.S. “Equipment sales numbers are a pretty good indication, or tells a lot of things about the economy,” says Curt Blades, senior vice president, agricultural services with AEM…. Read More

It’s a Windy Wednesday over here in Alberta, where Shaun Haney is hosting RealAg Radio live in the Lethbridge studio. On today’s show, sponsored by Federated Cooperatives, you’ll hear: Craig Klemmer of Farm Credit Canada (FCC); A product spotlight with Ian McDougall of Federated Cooperatives Limited (FCL); RealAg’s Kelvin Heppner on the Saskatchewan commodity annual… Read More

Despite a small pause in larger units in Canada, overall farm tractor unit sales are continuing their growth across North America in October, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). In Canada, October tractor sales saw major growth in the sub-40 hp range, which carried overall tractor sales up to… Read More

After many months trending behind historical levels, July marked the second straight month of higher tractor and combine sales in Canada, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Sales of new two-wheel-drive machines in Canada were up 32.5 per cent versus July of last year, and are now 5.3 per cent… Read More

Machinery sales for 2020 have started off on a much weaker tone than 2019, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. The current agricultural profitability outlook is bleak due to market access concerns, a bearish tone to commodities in the face of trade disruption, and rising protectionism elsewhere in the world. Without extra disposable income… Read More

The numbers are out, and according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ May ag tractor and combine report, equipment sales could be much better. Canada “We’re kind of disappointed with the latest Canadian ag tractor and combine reports,” says the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ Curt Blades. “We’ve started seeing softness across all the categories that… Read More

 

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