Tractorlife.com Blog To Help Farmers Extend the Lives of Their Tractors

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TractorLife.com wants to help farmers extend the lives of their tractors. In order to do this successfully, we need to include you and your peers in the dialog. That’s why we created the TractorLife.com blog. Every week, we will discuss multiple topics related to tractors, equipment and maintenance. Engaging with us and your peers on this blog will give you even more ideas and tools for getting the most years of trouble-free tractor life and, ultimately, for maximizing the productivity of your farm.

About the Blogger

Mark Moore has more than 25 years of experience in agricultural communications. His diverse background includes newspaper reporter, news service editor, commodity newsletter editor, managing editor of Farm Forum magazine and account executive/writer for a major agricultural marketing communications agency. Mark currently is a freelance writer and photographer for several major farm publications, including Farm Industry News, Corn and Soybean Digest, and Hay and Forage Grower. His professional career includes work in row crops, machinery, fruits and vegetables, dairy and livestock. Mark is compensated by the sponsor of this site for his contributions to the blog. In addition to his writing and communications talents, Mark is an accomplished photographer.


Blog Articles

Big equipment sales continue slump

It’s no secret if you’ve passed by some dealerships lately that there seems to be a bit more iron on the lots. Depressed farm gate...

Is a drone on your holiday wish list?

Let’s face it, if you haven’t been tempted to buy a drone to add to your farm, the holiday season is the time when you want...

Technology is replacing big iron

It’s been a reoccurring theme for several blogs over the years: how technology continues to help advance agricultural production. And while at any farm show...

Greetings from the 2015 Agritechnica show

I have the privilege of being able to be a part of the world’s largest agricultural show, held every other year. And, after just one...

Getting out of your comfort element

While I am one of the most rigid of persons when it comes to routines, I often find that being forced “out of my element”...

To some it’s just a game

I’m constantly amazed at the games and apps that developers invent. Battles, kingdoms, clans, my kids work through them until they’re bored and then move...

There’s dry, then there’s really dry

Sure, we’ve all heard about the drought in the western U.S., and how farming is really under pressure due to the curtailing of irrigation water....

U.S. agriculture equipment exports down 16%

According to a recent report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, exports of U.S.-made ag equipment fell 16 percent for the first half of this...

Gearing up for one big show

Every two years, the fairgrounds in Hannover, Germany, become one very, very large farm show. Agritechnica plays host to nearly 2,800 exhibitors from 52 countries....