Husqvarna vs John Deere

Husqvarna vs John Deere

What a dilemma...how do you choose between two well-known brands? To answer this question, let's start at Consumer Reports. With 11,217 subscribers, the biggest winner was John Deere for lawn tractors, and Deere ranked near the top for zero-turn mowers as well. The...

How to Get Tractor Parts Fast

How to Get Tractor Parts Fast

It happens. Your bucket crumbles under a load, a belt breaks, a seal leaks. You know the drill. Your tractor needs to be repaired fast, or you can't get the job done and you loses money as a result. Here are some ideas about finding new and used tractor parts when you...

Lower Your Tractor Fuel Costs with These Simple Changes

Lower Your Tractor Fuel Costs with These Simple Changes

With all the concerns and compliance issues surrounding environmental concerns, we may be overlooking a hidden benefit of more efficient, cleaner-burning engines. Are you spending more on tractor oil and fuel than you should be? Here’s how to maximize your...

New Holland’s Plan to Make Farms Self-Sustaining

New Holland’s Plan to Make Farms Self-Sustaining

In 1895, a 26-year-old village tradesman named Abe Zimmerman founded New Holland Machine Shop in New Holland, Pennsylvania. The first product designed and produced by the company in 1899 was a portable feed mill, followed by other innovative products to help farmers....

Most Popular Compact Tractor Uses

Most Popular Compact Tractor Uses

Compact tractors are a great deal more useful than simple lawn mowers. If you have a property bigger than a postage stamp, you have all kinds of jobs that need doing, and a compact tractor is exactly the right equipment to get them done. Here are the most popular ways...

How Much Oil Does my Tractor Need?

How Much Oil Does my Tractor Need?

This is the question we get asked most frequently, and it's also one of the hardest to answer because oil capacity depends on the specific make, model, and year of your equipment. Rather than try to list thousands of models, here's how you can find the information on...

Types of Tractor Plows

Types of Tractor Plows

When ancient men started planting crops, they needed a practical method for turning the soil. But they didn't get a truly effective tool resembling the plows we still use today until a man with a familiar name patented a steel cast plow called a "grasshopper plow" in...

John Deere, American Legend

John Deere, American Legend

Very few companies so entrenched in American culture that songs are written about the products. John Deere is one of those, so iconic that when you say “John Deere green” everyone knows the color...and for most of us, hearing it carries a little jolt of nostalgia....