Unique gifts for the farmer on your list
12/6/2018 by Carissa Shaul
The holidays are a joyous time with food, family, fun and, of course, the challenge of finding just the right gift for your favorite farmer. We’ve rounded up a few ideas here, and we tried to keep the price range broad, so there’s something for just about any pocketbook.
Which Kubota Tractor is the Right One?
12/4/2018 by Eric Shaul
When it comes to new Kubota tractors, there are a lot of options.
How To Save Money On Your Tractor Parts
11/27/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Rather than heading directly to your dealer for the highest cost, try a simple search on Tractor-Part.com where it is much easier to find the right part you need at the right price.
Where can I find used Kubota parts?
11/21/2018 by Carissa Shaul
When you find that something has gone wrong with your Kubota, it is a relief to know that there is a large selection of parts available to fix it.
How to Hire—and Keep—the Right Employees
11/19/2018 by Carissa Shaul
A truly high-quality hire is someone who will thrive three roles from now, adding value to the company in the long-term.
Backing up a tractor-trailer—The safe way
11/13/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Drivers of tractor-trailers are trained operators and among the most skilled drivers on the road. But meeting deadlines, fatigue, the need to drive in bad weather, and other challenges that come with the job can lead to bad judgment, accidents, injury, and death.
Old Tractors Build Strong Futures
11/9/2018 by Carissa Shaul
On the Night Shift, Students Build Tractors, Confidence and More
Farmers Use Drones To Cut Costs
11/7/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Today farmers are using machine-learning tools to boost their yields and help their bottom line.
Vintage Farm Machinery
11/6/2018 by Carissa Shaul
1928 John Deere GP tractor, serial number 200211, the very first cultivating tractor to ever roll off the Deere & Co. assembly line, sold for $78,750 at auction Saturday morning.
Indiana Farmer Blazes Trail to Driverless Tractors
11/2/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Kyler Laird is about to carve a notch into agriculture history by planting 10,000 acres of soybeans with a ghost behind the wheel.
The Top 10 implements you should acquire first.
10/23/2018 by Carissa Shaul
What are the top 10 implements you should have in your machine shed?
Struggling Dairy Farmers Staying Afloat
10/17/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Farmers were paid as much as $24 per 100 pounds in 2014. Since then, it has gotten as low as $13 to $14.
9/28/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Some of the tractor technology experimented with over 40 years ago makes today's tractor technology seem stale by comparison.
Tractor Supply Stock
9/12/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Tractor Supply has seen its share price soar of late. The company's Q2 earnings report doesn't support the run-up, however, and it is possible a sizable pullback is coming. According to seekingalpha.com, shares are far too expensive today given that Tractor Supply continues to struggle with margins.
Farmers Revolt Against Big Tech's Repair Monopolies
8/21/2018 by Carissa Shaul
The goal of this movement is to ultimately get a law passed that will allow farmers, independent repair people, and average consumers to take back ownership of their tractors, their tablets, their cell phones, their air conditioners.
Farmers Reveal Their 10 Favorite Apps
8/8/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Never accuse farmers of being afraid to use new technology.
Save Money on a Used Tractor
8/1/2018 by Carissa Shaul
If you’re in the market for a used tractor, check out these tips to get a good deal.
Small Farm Tractor Buyer’s Guide - Additional Things to Consider
7/9/2018 by Carissa Shaul
When you set out to buy your best small farm tractor, there are a few things you should consider before you spend your hard-earned cash.
Small Farm Tractor Buyer’s Guide - Full Size Tractors
7/3/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Have a large farm with large implements? If you do, you need a tractor from the git-er-done class of full-size tractors.
Small Farm Tractor Buyer’s Guide - Mid Size Tractors
6/27/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Mid-size tractors offer more versatility, flexibility, horsepower, and conveniences than the smaller compact and sub-compact tractors
Small Farm Tractor Buyer’s Guide - Compact Tractors
6/15/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Compact tractors are a bump up from sub-compact, albeit a small bump.
Small Farm Tractor Buyer’s Guide - Sub Compact Tractors
6/11/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Back in the day, a tractor was a tractor, but today there is a wide array of options available, and that can be overwhelming.
Small Farm Tractor Buyer’s Guide - Transmission
6/4/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Tractors have been using gear and clutch-style transmissions for a very long time. Today, however, the lion’s share of tractors sold have hydrostatic transmissions.
Small Farm Tractor Buyer’s Guide - The Hitch
5/30/2018 by Carissa Shaul
A Tractor Finder Guide for Today’s Modern Farm Tractors
John Deere Specialty Low Profile Tractors
5/17/2018 by Carissa Shaul
The built-in versatility these tractors offer make them a great choice to handle common hay and livestock jobs around the farm
5/14/2018 by Carissa Shaul
During the very early years, as farmers took to the advantages of internal combustion tractors and demand soared, both large and small manufacturers took a shot at building tractors.
The Hassle of High-Tech Farm Equipment
5/11/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Aside from using it, there’s not much you can do with modern ag equipment.
100 YEARS OF JOHN DEERE TRACTORS
5/7/2018 by Carissa Shaul
In 1912, John Deere faced a huge challenge. It lacked a tractor to complete its product lineup.
John Deere is 100
5/4/2018 by Carissa Shaul
March 14th 1918, was a big day for the John Deere company.
Tractor Stories – 1958 Farmall 350
4/30/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Do you have a case of the Mondays? Lucky for you, we’ve got just what the doctor ordered – a restored Farmall 350!
IMPROVING TRACTORS, IMPLEMENTS WITH ELECTRIFICATION
4/24/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Equipment manufacturers around the world are experimenting with ways for electrical equipment to improve tractors and implements.
How to Choose the Right Tractor - Hydraulics, three-point and front-wheel assist
4/16/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Hydraulics are high up on the list of options when buying a tractor.
How to Choose the Right Tractor - Transmission & Horsepower
4/13/2018 by Carissa Shaul
A tractor may prove to be the best tool you can own on your acreage. And with so many options available, do your research and select the model that best suits your needs.
How to Choose the Right Tractor - Property Type & Size
4/10/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Determining which tractor is best for your needs requires much research and consideration. In this blog series we will help you narrow down the various configurations and features available.
Nebraska Research Tractor Test Could Save Farmers Money
4/5/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Tractors help farmers around the world get food to our tables. The question is, though, how can they be cleaner and more efficient?
PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCING CAT K2 BULLDOZERS
2/28/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Caterpillar’s K2 bulldozers feature a myriad of standard and optional features designed to increase performance and productivity in utility and grading applications.
Taking Advice From Outsiders
2/23/2018 by Carissa Shaul
How can a farm or any business for that matter, benefit from the advice of outsiders who know little about that farm or business?
CALCULATE WHAT'S IN YOUR BINS
2/20/2018 by Carissa Shaul
Wondering how many bushels of grain you have in on farm storage? There's an online tool that can help, if you have a few simple measurements.
The Internet's Role in Used Machinery
2/9/2018 by Carissa Shaul
It was only a matter of time before the impact of the internet would be felt in the world of used farm machinery.
Restore a Tractor, Preserve a Memory
2/6/2018 by Carissa Shaul
This is the story of a restored Farmall 560 and the story that makes it all worthwhile.
An Antique Tractor Restoration
1/30/2018 by Carissa Shaul
One thing we love at Tractor-Part is a good antique tractor restoration! Check this story from Millmont, PA.
Tip For Used Equipment Sellers: Storytelling
1/24/2018 by Carissa Shaul
If you are a dealer or farmer with equipment for sale, how can you make it stand out from the crowd?
Farmers Fight to Repair Tractors
1/15/2018 by Carissa Shaul
This year, right-to-repair bills have been introduced in 11 state legislatures.
Changing Used Tractor Values
1/4/2018 by Carissa Shaul
With used tractor prices increasing, it’s a good time to focus on refreshing the parts on your current machinery.
How to Prepare Your Tractor for Winter
12/13/2017 by Carissa Shaul
It’s easy to winterize your tractor or anything that uses a small gasoline engine.
Select the Right Tires for you Tractor
11/29/2017 by Carissa Shaul
When it comes to tractor tires, you have options.
Robot Tractors - The Future of Construction?
11/21/2017 by Carissa Shaul
A startup called Built Robotics is testing what it thinks is the future of construction: the autonomous track loader.
Fixing Versus Replacing Old Worn Parts
11/15/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Is now a good time to replace old failing parts on your tractor with quality new or used parts?
Investing in Used Construction Equipment - Pt 3
11/10/2017 by Carissa Shaul
In difficult times, manufacturers who typically market to a specific industry like construction are forced to broaden their market to capture a wider audience.
Investing in Used Construction Equipment - Pt 2
11/8/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Farmers are looking for a machine that they can get as much use out of as possible.
Investing in Used Construction Equipment - Pt 1
10/31/2017 by Carissa Shaul
As the construction industry softened over the last few years, the tools it used – backhoes, telehandlers, excavators, and forklifts – became more affordable for farmers
Blog About Your Farm - How & Why
10/24/2017 by Carissa Shaul
If you have been following along in our blog series we have been discussing the importance of starting a blog for your farm or business.
Blog About Your Farm - Tips
10/19/2017 by Carissa Shaul
We have been discussing the importance of starting a blog for your farm or business. Now we will dive into some helpful tips to move you along on your blogging journey.
Blog About Your Farm - Blog Goals
10/12/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Know Your Blog Goals! Personal or Business?
Blog About Your Farm - Assemble Your Tools
10/4/2017 by Carissa Shaul
In our last post we discussed the how and why of starting a blog about your farm.
How and Why to Start a Blog About Your Farm - Introduction
9/27/2017 by Carissa Shaul
A blog can help you meet your business goals, and you can join an online movement promoting your own voice and story.
Tractor Farming Implements
9/16/2017 by Carissa Shaul
There are a variety of implements available to use while doing specific tasks with a tractor.
Power Take-Off Systems
9/13/2017 by Carissa Shaul
One of the most hazardous areas on your tractor is the power takeoff shaft.
Buying Tractor Parts - Hitches
9/6/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Shoppers should only buy farm implements that fit the particular hitch type installed on their tractor.
Buying Tractor Parts - Transmission Types
8/25/2017 by Carissa Shaul
What type of transmission sits in your tractor?
Buying Tractor Parts - Factors to Consider
8/16/2017 by Carissa Shaul
When buying tractor parts, shoppers should keep certain factors in mind.
Buying Tractor Parts - Types of Tractors
8/9/2017 by Carissa Shaul
To ensure proper fitting parts don't miss these important factors before you shop!
Buying Tractor Parts - Introduction
8/3/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Useful tips for locating and purchasing tractor parts.
What’s in Your Tractor Toolbox?
7/26/2017 by Carissa Shaul
As you fire up the tractor for summer tasks, check the toolbox.
Tractor Tire Upkeep And Repair
7/21/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Tips for fixing and maintaining your tractor's tires
Helpful Tips for Finding The Part You Need
7/11/2017 by Carissa Shaul
If you're having a difficult time finding parts, try these tips and make searching easier.
How To Choose A Tractor Parts Dealer
7/6/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Find A Tractor Parts Dealer With a Great Reputation
Seasonal Tractor Maintenance Tasks
6/28/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Periodically service your small farm tractor for optimal operation using this seasonal tractor maintenance checklist.
What kind of a tractor should I buy?
6/21/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Purchasing a new tractor is a big investment, so naturally you want to purchase a tractor that meets all of your needs.
Buying New Tires For Old Tractors
6/7/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Keeping your old tractor in service isn’t as easy as running to the dealership. Repairing and replacing the tires may take some extra skill and research.
Tractor Restoration Basics
5/31/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Patience is a virtue when taking on a tractor restoration
When to Sell Your Used Tractor and Parts
5/22/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Five things to consider in deciding when to sell your equipment
How to Save Money on a Used Tractor
5/16/2017 by Carissa Shaul
If you’re in the market for a used tractor, check out these tips to get a good deal:
What You Need to Change Your Tractor’s Oil - Pt 2
5/2/2017 by Carissa Shaul
As a regular part of your farm’s equipment-maintenance routine, follow these steps to perform a tractor oil change and save yourself a trip to the service shop.
What You Need to Change Your Tractor’s Oil - Pt 1
4/12/2017 by Carissa Shaul
As a regular part of your farm’s equipment-maintenance routine, follow these steps to perform a tractor oil change and save yourself a trip to the service shop.
Quesions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing New Farm Equipment
4/5/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Things to factor in before purchasing new equipment including the lifetime cost of owning a piece of farm equipment.
Is That Tool Worth the Cost?
3/29/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Before you make a farm equipment purchase, calculate the machine's true cost over time and find out if it is worth it.
Questions to Ask Before You Begin a Tractor Restoration - PT 2
3/23/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Three restoration experts discuss what to consider before beginning a tractor restoration.
Questions to Ask Before You Begin a Tractor Restoration - PT 1
3/17/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Three restoration experts discuss what to consider before beginning a tractor restoration.
The Price of Ownership
3/10/2017 by Carissa Shaul
How to determine the operating costs of farm equipment.
Buying a Used Farm Tractor: What to Look For - Pt. 2
3/2/2017 by Carissa Shaul
This week we will continue to look at a few additional important areas to look at before making your next big purchase.
Buying a Used Farm Tractor: What to Look For - Pt. 1
2/20/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Use our agricultural tractor inspection tips as a general guideline to find the right tractor.
Getting Tractors Ready for Spring!
1/30/2017 by Carissa Shaul
Winter may still be upon us but there is no better time to get your equipment ready for spring!
How To Buy Tractor Parts
12/6/2016 by Carissa Shaul
How To Buy Tractor Parts (Without Being Taken Advantage Of)
Keepin It Cool
6/14/2016 by Christie Collins
One of the key factors preparing your equipment for the dog days of summer is performing routine cooling system maintenance.
6/6/2016 by Christie Collins
Here are a few reminders on what you can do to stay safe outside this summer and how to recognize when you, or someone you are working with, may need medical attention.
Don't get wrapped up in your PTO
5/23/2016 by Christie Collins
Power take-off shafts can be the cause of serious injury if proper safety precautions are not taken, or if they are not maintained.
From Rust to Rustored
5/17/2016 by Christie Collins
If you’ve been toying around with the idea of purchasing and restoring an old tractor, here are just a few things you might want to consider.
The True CASE of the Backhoe History
5/11/2016 by Christie Collins
Whether you call it a backhoe loader, digger, TLB (Tractor-Loader- Backhoe) or simply backhoe, chances are if you are from the United States you hear the name and instantly think “CASE 580 K”.
Excavator Undercarriage Maintenance
5/4/2016 by Christie Collins
One of the important items on an excavator to keep properly maintained is the tracks.
How to reduce soil compaction
4/29/2016 by Tractor-Part
Here's how you can reduce the impact of soil compaction while using your tractor.
3D Isn’t Just For Movies
4/28/2016 by Christie Collins
It is only a matter of time farms will have their own 3-D printers to design parts, tools and who knows what else!
Small Equipment, Big Jobs
4/25/2016 by Christie Collins
If you haven't already discovered the benefits of investing in compact equipment, here are some of the advantages.
This is what happened to your tractor over the winter
4/13/2016 by Tractor-Part
Here are a few of the hardships your poor tractor has been facing over the past couple of months.
Don’t Tip Your Cows and Don’t Tip Your Tractors
4/12/2016 by Christie Collins
It doesn’t matter how experienced the operator behind the wheel is, accidents happen.
Benefits of the vertical tillage system
4/7/2016 by Tractor-Part
Vertical tillage proves to be more efficient and better for your crops than conventional tillage.
Slow Moving Vehicle
4/5/2016 by Christie Collins
Here are a few tips to ease you back into spring without missing time due to accidents.
4 ways to get your tractor ready for spring
3/31/2016 by Tractor-Part
Spring is here, which means you need to get your tractor ready.
3/30/2016 by Christie Collins
With all of the extreme weather spring time brings, it is important to keep your equipment clean.
What to and not to do when operating and maintaining your tractor
3/25/2016 by Tractor-Part
Running a farm is not easy. In addition to the actual farming of crops, keeping equipment, as well as the land in top shape is essential.
I Remember When....
3/23/2016 by Christie Collins
Ah, the good ol' days. It seems to mean a lot more now when people say it, especially with how quickly technology moves along these days.
What do you need to do when starting a farm?
3/21/2016 by Tractor-Part
If you're planning on starting a farm, there's a lot of work that needs to be done first. We're here to help you get started.
It’s not a Deere if it's not green and yellow!
3/16/2016 by Christie Collins
Have you ever wondered why John Deere agriculture equipment is green and yellow?
How to test your tractor for faulty spark plugs
3/14/2016 by Tractor-Part
If you tractor is having trouble starting, don't fear, it could just need a tune up.
Daylight Saving Time
3/11/2016 by Christie Collins
As we prepare for Daylight Saving Time this Sunday, why does it cause so much uproar? One argument farmers had against implementing Daylight Saving Time was that it threw off the schedule of the dairy cows.
4 ways to get into the farming industry
3/9/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're just getting into the agricultural industry, it's important to know as much about farming as possible. Here are some tips.
Third-generation contractor explains his approach to managing his company
3/8/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
James Tollestrup, a third-generation contractor, explains how he manages his construction business.
Pesticide residue report is great news for farmers and consumers
3/4/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
A new USDA report indicates more than 99 percent of fresh food tested below legal pesticide residue levels.
Caterpillar – What's In A Name?
3/3/2016 by Christie Collins
If you don't know by now how the Caterpillar name came about, don't feel too bad, it was a pretty simple revelation actually.
Lengthen the lifespan of your lawn tractor
3/2/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
Tractors aren't cheap. That's why it's important to maintain them properly throughout the year.
10 interesting facts about the John Deere Company
2/26/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
Let's take a look at some interesting facts about John Deere and what helped the company become the largest manufacturer of agricultural, construction and forestry machinery in the U.S.
6 things you need to know to become an organic farmer
2/25/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're thinking about making the switch to organic farming, there are a few steps you must take first.
What make a tractor a good buy?
2/24/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're in the market for a new tractor, don't purchase the first one you see. Here's what makes a tractor a good buy for everyone.
Tuning It Up
2/23/2016 by Christie Collins
Here is a list of a few things to get your started on what to check in order to get your equipment ready to run.
Going once, going twice....
2/22/2016 by Christie Collins
Attending a large auction can be exciting. Seeing all of the different equipment available brings out the shopper in me, if only I didn't have a budget.
4 ways to prepare your farm for extreme weather
2/19/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
It doesn't matter whether your farm is in the warm south or located in the frigid north, you need to know how to protect it and your equipment from extreme weather.
Aftermarket or OEM Replacement Parts: Price vs. Quality
2/18/2016 by Christie Collins
Many mechanics and heavy equipment owners believe non-original or aftermarket parts are inferior compared to OEM, but is this actually true?
What you need to know when restoring a tractor
2/9/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
There are many different things to consider when restoring a tractor, as a lot goes into the overall restoration process.
Gas vs. diesel tractors: What should you know?
2/8/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're in the market for a new tractor there are a number of things you must consider before purchasing one. One of those is whether to buy a diesel or gas engine.
The real story behind the tractor plows that shaped America
2/3/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
John Deere helped transform American agriculture. Here's the real story behind how America's farmers won the west.
2/1/2016 by Christie Collins
If a snow day is not on your to do list, and you plan on taking the opportunity to work indoors to get maintenance or clean up done or you have to be outside to work, here are a couple of things to keep in mind.
6 myths about tractor tires
1/29/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
To ensure your tractor runs well next spring, it's important to store it properly over the winter. We dismiss some common myths surrounding tire storage.
6 signs you need to replace your tractor's spark plugs
1/28/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
Do you need to replace the spark plugs in your tractor?
4 ways to maintain your tractor in the winter: Part Two
1/27/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
If you plan on using your tractor this winter, make sure you maintain it properly. In part one, we advised you to use the right oil and keep the tractor dry. Here are some more tips.
4 ways to maintain your tractor in the winter: Part One
1/27/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're using your tractor this winter, you need to maintain it properly and much differently then someone storing it away.
The Low Down on High Drive Dozers
1/26/2016 by Christie Collins
Although the design has some pretty good advantages, there are some disadvantages that need to also be considered.
A Drone May Be Your Next Equipment Purchase
1/19/2016 by Christie Collins
What started out as just a neat new toy to play with has rapidly changed the face of how work will be completed
How to prepare your tractor for the winter: Part Two
1/18/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're not planning on using your tractor for the winter, it's important to prepare it for the cold months ahead.
How to prepare your tractor for the winter: Part One
1/18/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
While many parts of the country are still baking in warm temperatures, frigid temperatures are not far off. Prepare your tractor for the cold today.
California farmers use federal grants to buy environmentally friendly tractors
1/14/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
Federal grants may help farmers replace old, environmentally unsafe tractors.
1/13/2016 by Christie Collins
It's time to buy a new piece of equipment, new to you that is.
What should you do before purchasing a tractor?
1/11/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
Buying a tractor isn't as simple as going down to your local department store and purchasing one. Here are tips on how to purchase a tractor.
Small tractor sales on the rise
1/6/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
Sales of small tractors are up while larger ones struggle.
2016, The Year Of The...
1/5/2016 by Christie Collins
What can we look forward to this new year in regards to the heavy equipment industry?
What will the tractors of the future look like?
1/4/2016 by Tractor-Part.com
What does the future hold for tractors?
Holiday Safety Tips
12/28/2015 by Christie Collins
Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind while you're rushing around these next few weeks in preparation for holiday family time.
12/21/2015 by Christie Collins
Picking tires for your equipment can be a pretty daunting task.
How a tractor brought a family closer together
12/18/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
How did an old tractor unite three generations of American farmers?
7 tips how to handle Diesel Exhaust Fluid in the winter
12/16/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are seven tips for handling and using Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in the winter.
Baby Its Cold Outside!
12/14/2015 by Christie Collins
Tips to keep your equipment not just running its best, but running period!
All I Want For Christmas Is Equipment That Won’t Break Down
12/7/2015 by Christie Collins
Maintenance of equipment is key in order to keep our investments running smoothly.
What is the future of tractors?
12/1/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
A lecture at a recent agricultural technology conference discusses the future of tractors.
John Deere, Caterpillar unveil self driving tractors
11/30/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Self driving tractors may help farmers get the most out of their workdays.
Cold Weather Tips for Your Equipment
11/24/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Winter can be tough on equipment. Here are 10 tips for winter operation.
Is Caterpillar "fueling" the market
11/23/2015 by Christie Collins
Caterpillar announced earlier this year they are extending the "Cat pays you back" program.
Useful tips for tractor storage
11/20/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Planning on storing your tractor for any length of time? Use this guide to ensure that you do it properly.
Thank a Veteran and a Farmer
11/11/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Veterans Day is this week and as we take this time to honor and remember not only those who served our country, but those who also kept our farms going while men were called away to serve their country.
John Deere before tractors
11/2/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
John Deere didn't always make tractors. Here's a look into the company's early years.
Waterloo Boy: A brief history of the first gas powered tractor company
10/30/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
This is the story behind the first gas powered tractor company.
8 quick and simple tractor fixes
10/28/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are eight quick fixes to common tractor problems.
A guide to changing your tractor's oil
10/26/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are nine steps to help you change your tractor's oil.
3 tips for starting your tractor in the cold
10/23/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are three tips to help you start your tractor this winter.
6 steps to winterize your tractor
10/20/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are six items to add to your tractor winterization checklist.
7 used tractor buying tips
10/7/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are seven tips for buying a used tractor.
4 items to add to you tractor fuel saving checklist
10/6/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are four tips to help make your tractors more fuel efficient, saving you money in the process.
5 tips for restoring an old tractor to use
9/11/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Restore old tractors with these five tips.
5 tractor tire maintenance tips
9/10/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Five maintenance tips to make sure your tractor's tires stay in good condition.
How to break in your tractor
9/9/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Tractors need to be broken in before they can take on a full workload. Here's how its done.
4 tractor maintenance tips
9/8/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are four tips to ensure your tractor always runs at its peak.
Fire safety an important tractor concern
8/26/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Fire safety is one of the most critical precautions a farm owner can take.
New RD 27 roller models from Wacker Neuson
8/21/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're working road maintenance, check out Wacker Neuson's new rollers and their enhanced visibility.
Hyundai reveals newest excavator series
8/20/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
This excavator series offers some of the best usability on the market.
New Volvo short-swing excavators pack a punch with 10 percent fuel savings
8/19/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
The new excavators from Volvo's E Series have improved hydraulics, cab design and fuel economy.
Vermeer adds two new drill models to its lineup
8/18/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
The new drills from Vermeer cut sound irritation by half and offer a 10 percent increase in thrust and pullback.
New tractor assembly facility to be established in Cuba providing allowance by Washington D.C.
8/17/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
These two ambitious businessmen are attempting to construct a tractor manufacturing site on Cuban soil.
Tips for sprayer maintenance
8/14/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Performing proper maintenance on your sprayers will help you save future costs on new equipment and also ensure a healthy yield.
Safe baler maintenance tips
8/11/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Proper maintenance and preventative practices should be exercised when working with balers
JCB celebrates achievement with U.S. Army commissions for armored backhoes
8/9/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
JCB quickly became the Army's go-to provider of armored backhoes.
Thousands attend the 46th Annual Divide County Threshing Bee
8/8/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Approximately 3,000 people saw gorgeous antique farm equipment last weekend.
New Holland upgrades C Series backhoes
8/7/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're looking for a new backhoe, check out New Holland's models upgraded for enhanced usability.
Hitachi improves efficiency issues with its ZX470LC-6 excavator
8/6/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Check out the upgrades for Hitachi's excavators!
Tips for successful baling: Part 2
8/5/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Take good care of your equipment by using it properly and you'll also see better quality hay crop yields.
Tips for successful baling: Part 1
8/4/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Cut maintenance costs by ensuring the proper working condition of your baler to begin with.
New Holland experiments with unconventional fuel
7/21/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Using alternative power sources instead of diesel helps your finances, your tractor performance and the environment.
Choosing the right sprayer nozzle: Part 2
7/20/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Selecting the right sprayer nozzle can be difficult, but as long as you know your needs you'll be fine.
Choosing the right sprayer nozzle: Part 1
7/20/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Are you searching for the perfect sprayer nozzle for your operations? Use this guide to figure out what you need.
How to properly maintain rubber tires
7/15/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Rubber tires are important parts of agricultural and construction machinery. Make sure they're in good condition to get the most out of your machine's life.
Buying a used combine? Ask these questions first
7/13/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're in the market for a used combine, make sure to keep these things in mind to get the most out of your purchase.
Komatsu launches new WA470-8 wheel loader
7/10/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Komatsu grants several additional features and improvements with its new wheel loader.
Quick tips on lengthening your tractor's life
7/9/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Owning a tractor is a big investment — make the most of it by administering proper maintenance to lengthen the lifespan of the machine.
Things to know before purchasing a tractor for restoration
7/8/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Looking into tractor restoration or antique collection? Check this out before starting your search.
Tips on buying a used tractor
7/7/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're in the market for a tractor for working acreage, use this guide to help you prepare for your previews.
A guide to servicing your tractor's cooling system
6/30/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Time to check up on your tractor's cooling system? Check out these tips!
The many achievements in John Deere's first half of 2015
6/29/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Considering this was all done within the first half of 2015, there will be much more to come!
How to extend undercarriage lifespan and reduce maintenance costs
6/25/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Proper maintenance of undercarriages can help you in the long run.
John Deere and King Agro collaborate for carbon fiber technology
6/24/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Deere and Agro announce their partnership to develop and distribute carbon fiber booms for Deere application equipment.
Big equipment, low tire pressure: A farmer's dream come true
6/23/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Keep your tires healthy with these tips!
Tips for routine tractor maintenance
6/22/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
If you want your tractor to run well for a long period of time at low cost, check out these tips!
2 new introductions by Komatsu
6/18/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Komatsu announces two new construction machines to make operation easier and increase productivity.
John Deere launches new L-series backhoes
6/17/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
For enhanced ease-of-use and engines that meet the EPA's emissions policy, check out John Deere's new L-series backhoes.
MF 4610 is the perfect low-profile tractor for maximized efficiency
6/16/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
The MF 4610 is wonderful for several types of farm work, but could use some customizations depending on your needs.
3 tips for keeping a tractor in good shape
6/15/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are a few simple tips that will help you care for your tractor.
Crawler carriers offer more mobility and versatility than traditional construction machinery
6/12/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Larger construction machinery may be beaten out by the lighter, more versatile option of the crawler carrier models.
Grand opening of John Deere Museum - June 13, 2015
6/11/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
The John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum will officially open June 13 in Waterloo, Iowa.
3 safety tips when towing with your tractor
6/10/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
As long as you follow a few simple guidelines, you will be able to successfully transport heavy objects around with ease.
Rural schools celebrate tractor driving
6/9/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Many schools in rural communities sponsor "Drive Your Tractor to School" Days.
3 ways to keep your tractor in good shape
6/8/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are a few ways you can keep your tractor in the best shape possible.
3 tractor safety tips
5/29/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Here are a few tips to help you stay safe while operating a tractor.
Caterpillar records big profit increase in 1Q
5/19/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Caterpillar exceeded estimates and increased its profit 20 percent in 1Q.
5 tips for ensuring optimal tractor maintenance
5/15/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Make sure to practice these five tractor maintenance tasks.
3 daily tractor maintenance tasks
5/6/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
When you work with farm equipment, such as tractors, it is important that you do everything possible to keep the tools in the best possible shape.
3 tips for improving your tractor maintenance routine
5/1/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
When you work with farm equipment, it is important that you do everything possible to keep the tools in top shape.
5 seasonal maintenance tasks for tractor owners
4/6/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Follow this tractor maintenance checklist to make sure you're keeping your equipment in the best shape possible.
12 more tips for lengthening the life of your tractor
3/30/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Keeping your tractor in good shape doesn't take as much work as you might think.
9 tips for lengthening the life of your tractor
3/27/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Follow these nine helpful tips to ensure the longevity and performance of your tractor.
How to guard against the risk of heavy equipment catching on fire
3/19/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
It is important that you understand the main steps of fire prevention.
7 daily maintenance tasks for your tractor
3/18/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
By regularly practicing these seven maintenance tasks, you can safeguard the upkeep and safety of your tractor.
What you get with Caterpillar 336E L excavator
3/17/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Operators who reviewed the equipment agree: The Caterpillar 336E L excavator performed well in several key categories, all critical to their business's needs.
Wells Fargo Report: Contractors and equipment distributors optimistic about 2015
3/5/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Contractors and equipment distributors are feeling particularly optimistic about non-residential construction activity in 2015.
John Deere expands the functionality of its Machine Sync application
3/3/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
John Deere's Machine Sync application will now have expanded functionality, in addition to its combine-grain cart harvest automation and logistics.
Florida contractor is donating 1 roof for every 10 it sells
3/2/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
St. Petersburg, Florida-based TB Roofing & Construction believes that the "the real point in life" is giving back.
Why your pickup has reduced fuel efficiency during the winter
2/24/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
It's a question you have probably asked yourself before: Why does my pickup always seem to lose fuel efficiency during the winter?
Innovations Award Winner: 2015 Ford F-150
2/23/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
The 2015 model's aluminum body was a result of the work of Bruno Barthelemy and his team at Ford.
Cat® sectional snow push
2/19/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
To say the East Coast has been hit badly by this year's winter would be an understatement.
The 2015 Equipment World Innovation Award Winners: Komatsu PC210LCi-10
2/18/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
We discuss Equipment World's 2015 Innovation Award Winners.
Caterpillar introduces new F2 series backhoes
2/16/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
With a better design, and refinements to the glass, controls and comfort, the Caterpillar's new F2 series backhoes offers operators a lot.
Follow these tips to winterize your construction site
2/12/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Winter storms have an erosive impact on the ground, and that's why it's critical for builders to take the appropriate measures.
Checklist for winterizing your heavy construction equipment
2/12/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Following this checklist for winterizing heavy construction equipment will help you when spring rolls around.
Why compact track loader sales are booming
2/12/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Richard Ries discusses why compact track loader sales are doing so well.
The largest equipment companies recorded much improved financial results in December.
2/10/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
The yearly increase in new business volume was one of the biggest on record, and executives are optimistic for the future.
Meet the man who has restored 27 antique John Deere tractors
2/10/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Filsinger displays one of his tractors every year at a mall in Norfolk, Nebraska.
Caterpillar 938K loader allows operator to determine feel and response
2/2/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Caterpillar 938K loader allows operator to determine feel and response... The user can toggle between different modes even while the machine is in motion.
Survey reveals respondents' all-time favorite tractors
1/29/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Readers chose the Farmall Model H as their favorite tractor.
Value of used agriculture equipment on the rise
1/26/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
Auction prices for used machinery have rebounded after some months of sheer drops.
National Tractor Parts Dealer Association
1/22/2015 by Eric Shaul
We will be in Memphis, TN this week attending the 31st Annual NTPDA Conference & Trade Show.
John Deere introduces new compact wheel loaders
1/17/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
The new loaders feature improved hydraulic flow, maneuverability and speed than their predecessors.
John Deere's Augusta factory manufactures 1 millionth tractor
1/12/2015 by Tractor-Part.com
As big fans of both Made in America manufacturing and John Deere, we were excited to learn that the company's Augusta factory in Groveland, Georgia, recently reached a big milestone.
Are you using the right tire pressure for the job?
12/29/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
Are you making this common mistake when it comes to your tractor's tires?
Tractor fuel: 7 ways to get more bank for your buck
12/23/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
You know your trusty tractor works hard, but what about your fuel?
John Deere: How hydrostatic transmissions changed crawler dozers
12/22/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
John Deere shares how the hydrostatic transmission made crawler dozers safer and more effective.
7 tips if you run your tractor in the cold
12/21/2014 by Tractor-Part
We recently discussed on this blog some tips if you are putting your tractor in storage for the winter, but what if you plan on using your machine through the coldest months of the year?
'Built for it': Caterpillar online videos go viral
12/16/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
If you're a Cat fan, you won't want to miss this: A series of online videos highlighting the awe-inspiring capabilities of Caterpillar machines have gone viral on YouTube, garnering more than 4.4 million views.
7 tips for winterizing your tractor
12/15/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
If you don't use your machine during the coldest months of the year, be sure to properly winterize it before putting it to bed for the season.
3 tips for buying a used tractor
12/12/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
Buying a tractor can be a daunting task, as it represents an enormous expenditure on a machine that you hope will work as hard as you do for years to come.
Guinness Book of World Records names fastest backhoe
12/10/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
The Guinness Book of World Records has named the JCB GT the record-holder for the fastest backhoe on the globe.
Not too big and not too small: Choosing the right sized excavator
12/8/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
When looking for the right excavator to meet your needs, it might help to think like Goldilocks, looking for one that's not to big and not too small.
Compactor prices at auction at 5-year high
12/5/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
The prices of compactors sold at auction are at a five-year high, according to data from Top Bid, an equipment valuation firm.
Antarctica tractor expedition halfway to South Pole
12/3/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
Three Massey Ferguson tractors are on their way to the South Pole as part of an expedition that echoes the historic one made by famous explorer and adventurer Sir Edmund Hillary in 1958.
Timely maintenance and replacements key to a long running tractor
11/26/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
For the life of a tractor to be extended, it requires regular maintenance and timely repairs.
How online retail impacts tractor part sales
11/25/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
Even the farming industry is being impacted by online sales forum.
3 facts about John Deere's first plow
11/24/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
Many Americans don't realize just how far John Deere's roots extend back into our country's history.
The do's and don'ts of tractor maintenance safety
11/21/2014 by Tractor-Part.com
When restoring or just maintaining a tractor, it's important to always put safety first.
More than half of financed dozers sold in last year were Caterpillars
11/18/2014 by Tractor-Part
More than half of all new and used machines purchased and financed over the last year were manufactured by Caterpillar.
1940s Oliver Cletrac restored to former glory
11/17/2014 by tractor-part
Every old tractor has a story, and they are often also the stories of our farms, our families, our communities and ourselves.
Veterans farming project wins major award
11/14/2014 by Tractor-Part
Many of the skills and characteristics of a successful member of the military are equally valued on the farm: hard work, discipline, attention to detail and dedication.