The very last range of tractors to carry the David Brown name arrived 40 years ago when the 90 Series launched, writes Pete Small
John Deere launched the new 40 Series range of tractors, advertised as the Schedule Masters, in autumn 1979.
The first of thousands of British-built International tractors was driven out of the Doncaster factory 70 years ago this month by the then minister of agriculture, Tom Williams.
Sales of new tractors in Scotland during the first half of the year bucked the national trend.
Eighty years ago, renowned gear maker David Brown (DB) and Sons of Huddersfield launched its first tractor.
Farmers taking a look at latest versions of the most powerful tractors in the Massey Ferguson (MF) line-up will be hard-pressed to spot any obvious differences to their predecessors.
A retired mechanic who once owned Scotland's largest assortment of vintage tractors will auction off the last of his collection tomorrow.
Dozens of vintage agricultural vehicles took to the road this weekend for an annual fundraiser.
A new safety checklist, similar to that used by airline pilots, has been developed for farmers and crofters by researchers at Aberdeen University.
Equipment and power tools worth around £10,000 have been stolen from a north-east farm.
In the 1970s any farmers wishing extra traction for their tractors started to get a large choice of more affordable machines due to an influx of mainstream European-built tractors that offered a four-wheel-drive option.
Scottish machinery dealers sold more than 1,400 new tractors last year, according to the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA).
As Scottish agriculture reels from two fatal accidents this week, the farmers union has stepped up guidance on working at height, the industry’s second-highest cause of death.
Back in the late 1930s, many tractor manufacturers started to develop new lines of products ready to capitalise on expanding markets.
A group of north-east tractor enthusiasts are gearing up to take their vintage vehicles on the ultimate road trip.
Farm machinery dealers are enjoying a boost in sales, according to figures from the Agricultural Engineers Association.
A clampdown on rural crime has resulted in the cost of items stolen from farms falling by almost half over the past three years.
Drivers of agricultural vehicles in Keith are being urged to drive with care following concerns being raised by the local community council after recent collisions.
Farmers and crofters have been urged to adopt safe stop measures when operating machinery.
The new X8 VT-Drive range of tractors from McCormick is now available to test drive and order.
Scottish tractor sales increased by 10% last year, according to figures from the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA).
An annual vintage tractor rally took place yesterday despite nearly half its usual participants being forced to call off due to ice-related injuries and flu bugs.
A century ago the first tractors offered by Henry Ford arrived on these shores and ever since Fordson, Ford and now New Holland tractors have been hugely popular.
Case IH has expanded its Puma tractor range with new entry-level models.
One of the most popular tractors on the vintage scene today is the little Fordson Dexta.
Today Deutz tractors are a familiar sight in the fields of Britain since they started to arrive here in numbers during the 1970s.
The popularity of Claas machinery has been steadily rising since several combines arrived in the UK in 1947.
Sometimes a design comes brand new from the drawing board while sometimes it is the result of varying factors influencing the final product.
Two leading machinery companies have launched a hunt to find the best tractor driver in Europe.
It has been described by many as the prettiest tractor ever built and you can see why. The tractor is of course Oliver 70 and it was launched with its striking new look 80 years ago.
Every time Gary Norrie looks at his trio of Ferguson tractors, he is reminded of his late grandfather, who worked the machines all his life on farms in Aberdeenshire.
The new 'Active' range of Landini tractors is now available through a number of machinery dealers in the north and north-east.