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Canada Retail Farm Equipment Sales: Summary

March 15, 2012

Industry sales of row-crop tractors rose 33.9 percent last month, while four-wheel drive tractors fell 21.2 percent in Feb., according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

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                               Feb.    Feb.      %      YTD     YTD  Inventory
                               2012    2011   Chg.     2012  % Chg.  Feb. 2012
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Total- 2 Wheel Drive         1,012     884   14.5%   1,945     9.8%     12,256
2 Wheel Tractors under 40HP    372     397   -6.3%     743    -8.7%      7,420
2 Wheel Tractors 40HP-100HP    391     301   29.9%     738    27.2%      3,214
2 Wheel Tractors over 100HP    249     186   33.9%     464    22.8%      1,622
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Total- 4 Wheel Drive            67      85  -21.2%     112   -21.1%        301
Total Farm Wheel Tractors    1,079     969   11.4%   2,057     7.5%     12,557
Combines (self-propelled)       56     104  -46.2%     139    -6.1%        405
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Note: inventory data is as of the beginning of the month.

Source: Association of Equipment Manufacturers

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Tanzi in Washington at atanzi@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net


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