August 02, 2019
The history of tractors is a fascinating glimpse into the ongoing skirmish in the battle of Man versus Nature. Only in the last 200 years have tractors entered the fray, lumbering forth on steel (and later knobby rubber) tires to make their mark as, some claim, the greatest farm implement ever invented.
Many argue that tools like pitchforks, rakes and shovels are the true weapons of famers but it cannot be denied that a tractor has become a piece of farm machinery no farmer can live without. The rest of us spend entire lives underestimating how important food production is to our day-to-day existence, so let’s set the record straight and dive into the awe-inspiring history of tractors.