The overall trend continued for U.S. retail tractor sales in August – small tractor purchases were up while production ag machinery buyers avoided dealer lots.

At the same time, said AEM Market Intelligence Director Benjamin Duyck, Q2 2015 exports of U.S.-made agricultural equipment declined 15.1 percent, and the USDA projected a 36 percent drop in 2015 farm income.

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