Bulging Tires Build Profit

How a tractor is weighted affects tire inflation, and that impacts performance as well as the amount of compaction you pound into fields.


Deere's Watershed Tractor

While not financially strapped, Deere still faced a funding shortfall. Its chief competitor, International Harvester, had just introduced the game-changing row-crop tractor, the Farmall Regular.


Deere’s Corn Borer D

In the late 1920s, the European corn borer was having its way with the crop. A USDA program set out to provide farmers with a tractor and PTO-driven stalk shredder for rent at $1 an acre.