For anyone working in the farming industry, owning tractors is a must if they want to be successful in producing a successful bunch of crops each year. The vehicle plays an important role throughout the entire production process no matter if it’s sowing the seeds, fertilizing the crops or ploughing them so that they can be harvested.
With so much riding on just one vehicle, it means that the farmer needs to choose a manufacturer carefully so they can get a reliable vehicle that they can use day after day. There are numerous companies that produce tractors for the commercial market and each have their own properties. Some dealers are specialist manufacturers who solely make tractors meaning they have the farmer’s needs at heart whilst others take their experience from the automotive market to produce vehicle that work both in the field and on the road.
As there is a lot to consider, it’s best to do some research before buying any vehicle. To help you in your research, here are some of the top tractor makes in the market:
John Deere Tractors: Probably the most famous tractor manufacturer in the world, John Deere have specialised in building tractors and other farm machinery for the past 90 years. The Illinois based firm’s models are easily recognisable due to their green and gold colour scheme and can be found at almost any dealer. Known for being a good all-round machine, these models can be a good choice for anyone looking for an all-purpose vehicle that can do any job 365 days of the year.
Caterpillar: Although Caterpillar are more famous for their construction vehicles, the company has also made a name for themselves in the tractor industry. Utilising the same technology that is found in their other vehicles, Caterpillar tractors are able to travel across almost any terrain without much difficulty. It can be a particularly useful vehicle to have in areas where the conditions can be rather unpleasant during the winter months or on farms in hill or mountainous areas.
New Holland Tractors - For many years, New Holland have been John Deere’s rivals in the tractor market putting much of their efforts into making sure that the vehicles meet all the needs of farmers across the country. In recent years, the American firm have been owned by Italian automotive giant FIAT ensuring that the tractors are able to handle neatly on the road as well as enjoying good performance when in the fields. Continue reading