John Deere http://wuis.org en Sticker Shock - It's Not Just On New Tractors Anymore http://wuis.org/post/sticker-shock-its-not-just-new-tractors-anymore <p>Buying a new farm tractor costs almost as much as a new home in a decent suburb.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Shelling out $200,000 or more for shiny new John Deere, Case IH, New Holland or other name brand horsepower to work the fields of a 21<sup>st</sup> century Midwestern farm isn’t unusual, farmers and dealers say.</p><p>What seems more unusual, to newcomers to farm economics at least, is that those shiny new models aren’t the hottest selling big iron on many dealers’ lots.&nbsp; That would be the used tractors that were traded in when the new models rolled off the dealers’ flatbed trucks.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:26:09 +0000 Gene Meyer 9548 at http://wuis.org Sticker Shock - It's Not Just On New Tractors Anymore