27 March 1998

Registrations well down

AS expected, the number of tractors registered so far this year have fallen far below last years levels.

According to the Agricultural Engineers Association, Januarys figures were 58.2% down and Februarys by 44.6% compared with the same periods last year.

In terms of figures, 539 units were sold in Jan and 698 in Feb, bringing the year-to-date figure to 1237 – 51.5% down on last year. &#42