RESEARCH FINDS OVER 1,500 COMBINES ARE AVAILABLE, MAKING THEM ONE OF THE BEST IRON VALUES IN AGRICULTURE.
The sea of used iron that dealerships found themselves floating in since late 2014 has certainly receded. There still exists a very healthy supply of latemodel used combines on the marketplace, I discov- ered during a search of latemodel Deere combines.
I suspect that after four years of lean sales, dealerships are ready to bargain prior to harvesttime to pare down their used combine inventories.
Ample supplies of late-model combines are keeping their asking prices in check, making them one of best deals in machinery – new and used – these days. This is borne out by the total cost of ownership analysis provided by Iron Solution’s David Davidson on page 28.
Proof of the healthy supply of late-model combines is witnessed by the data table above. This listing of prices and hours was derived from John Deere’s dealer website, machineryfinder.com.
Inventories of late-model Deere combines are still in ample supply on dealers’ lots indicating a potential summer sell-off.