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RSS By: Aimee Cope, Farm Journal

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A Massey Ferguson with a Cause

Oct 22, 2013

 Amber Schneider turn her great-grandfather’s Massey Ferguson 35 into a fundraising mascot.

The tractor had been used in the family’s California vineyard, but since its retirement from farm work it has found a new purpose. Schneider, with the help of two friends, gave the tractor a new paint job and a starring role at the community’s Relay for Life event.

When the event began in Kerman in 2011, the goal was $24,000, but the town raised $60,000. This year, the event raised more than $85,000.

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At the event, cancer survivors signed the purple Massey Ferguson tractor. This story was originally featured in Farm Life magazine, click here to read the full article.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, learn more here.

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