Dealers relieved as tractor sales continue to soar out of the doldrums

Vernon Graham
Updated June 9 2020 - 1:15pm, first published 1:00pm
DARLING MONTH OF MAY: Sales of new tractors continued to boom across much of Australian May as farmers responded to new tax write-off incentives and widespread rain.
DARLING MONTH OF MAY: Sales of new tractors continued to boom across much of Australian May as farmers responded to new tax write-off incentives and widespread rain.

New tractor sales continued to boom in May, jumping 30 per cent year-on-year as farmers responded positively to recent rain and a major lift in the instant tax write-off for purchases of machinery.

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Vernon Graham

Vernon Graham

National machinery and property writer

Former editor of The Land, former Fairfax Media Agricultural Editor

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