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.
JCB is preparing to unveil its new Fastrac 8000 Series of tractors at the LAMMA event in January.
Farm machinery giant Agco has appointed new dealers for its Massey Ferguson and Valtra brands in the north-east.
More than 100 old agricultural vehicles - including around 50 Ferguson tractors - took part in a vintage rally in the Highlands at the weekend.
Fendt has launched a new range of four-cylinder tractors to the market.
Scottish farm machinery dealers can rest assured they are not alone in suffering a drop in sales this year.
Leading farm machinery manufacturer CNH Industrial gave an insight into farming of the future with the launch of new driverless tractors.
Thousands of people flocked to a popular Aberdeenshire agricultural show as it "pulled out all the stops" this weekend.
Difficult trading conditions in the farming industry have been blamed for a drop in turnover and profits at the main John Deere dealer in the north and north-east.
Boilersuits, bunnets and boots were the uniform of choice for the men atop the vintage Internationals, Fords and wee grey Fergies at a vintage farm rally and demonstration at Cupar.
Anyone wondering what the initials BA stood for in the BA Country Fair event held at Lyne of Skene at the weekend had it spelled out in style "Brilliant Again".