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See what's going on in the machinery industry with Margy Fischer, Farm Journal machinery editor


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Farm equipment advice and shop tips from Dan Anderson, Farm Journal columnist



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A showcase of unique and antique workhorses.



Heritage Iron

A blog for those interested in muscle tractors.


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    For some, it’s not just a tractor - it’s a member of the family.
  • The Unique Avery Ro-Trak Tractor
    In 1938, the Avery Farm Machinery Company of Peoria, Illinois, (the third organization of the company after being in bankruptcy in 1924 and again during the Great Depression) introduced the Avery Ro-Trak tractor which was a combination row-crop and standard-tread tractor. The ability to change configurations made the Ro-Trak unique.
  • More On Matching "Loading" Of New Tractors
    More info on the importance of keeping modern diesel tractors in their "sweet zone."
  • Not Surprised by Equipment Mfg. Layoffs
    Machinery Pete touches on the realities surrounding Deere's announced layoff Friday (August 15, 2014) of 600+ employees due to slowing demand for large ag equipment
  • No More Over-Powered Tractors With Loaders
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is changing the way farmers "size" their tractors.

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