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Allis-Chalmers (the name wasn't adopted until 1901) was an old company when tractors came along, having begun in 1847 as Decker & Seville to manufacture buhr mills in Milwaukee.

I’ve never told the story of my 2002 visit to Harold Probasco of Huntsville, Utah. When I visited, Howard showed me the two tractors and very generously let me drive them as well.

Farmers are jumping to the leasing arena because so many manufacturers, like John Deere, New Holland and Case IH, are offering aggressive leasing options.

AGCO achieved a remarkable success when Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Valtra, three of its leading brands, achieved all but one of the Tractor of the Year 2016 Awards at Agritechnica this week.

As late as the early 1930s, small acreage farmers with only two or three horses and wanting to go to power farming were left with few options.

One of the many forgotten pioneers of the fledgling tractor industry was George T. Strite.

In the early days, tractor companies were abundant, but only a few had what it took to survive.

Tractors are leading cause of deaths on the farm, and the most frequent cause of tractor-related deaths is side and rear overturns.

Crawler tractors have quite the history.

I don’t claim to be “restoring” a tractor, as to me that means making it exactly as it was when new, an almost impossible undertaking unless one has unlimited funds.