The reds and the greens will combine at annual tractor event

The reds and the greens will combine at annual tractor event

In the world of vintage tractor collectors, you're either faithful to the red, or your fidelity bleeds green.

Red is the signature color of the International Harvester tractor, green the unmistakable calling card of the John Deere tractor.

"Us tractor guys, we have a kind of thing – like Ford and Chevy people have," said tractor enthusiast Bill Son, 74. "Me? I'm a Farmall guy."

Mill Township man dies in tractor accident

Mill Township man dies in tractor accident
By the Midland Daily News

Man injured after tractor flips, lands on him.

Man injured after tractor flips, lands on him.

An elderly Frankfort man is recovering at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after his tractor flipped over Saturday morning.

Leslie J. Mitchell, 70, had just finished dumping some dirt at his McCann Lane home around 9:30 a.m. when his Farmall 1066 tractor started going backwards downhill, struck a tree and rolled over, pinning Mitchell underneath, his wife told responding Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies.

FarmallCub.Com Safety Test & Special (Circle of Safety) Profile Badge

Coming soon to FarmallCub.Com, a safety test and with a 100% correct score, the member will receive a special "Circle of Safety" award badge for their profile.

The goal of this test is to promote tractor safety among our community of Cub & Cadet enthusiasts. FarmallCub.Com believes that as the community of owners grows with younger generations, it is very important that these new owners have a firm understanding of how dangerous older tractors are compared to newer models with modern safety features.

Trick my Tractor!

“Trick My What?” host John Schneider looks over the Froberg family’s tractor.

Actor comes to visit Froberg Farm

Froberg Farms, an Alvin institution, will soon be featured on a segment of “Trick My What?” on the Country Music Television station, John Schneider, former star of “The Dukes of Hazard” will be the host of the program. “This program is a combination of “Trick My Truck” and “Dirty Jobs,” said Producer Al Bazzy. Jason Morgan is the Executive Producer for the program. Viewers get involved by recommending a piece of equipment that might be in need of repair

Enfield farmer killed in tractor accident

Enfield farmer killed in tractor accident
By Nick Sambides Jr., BDN Staff
Posted July 18, 2011, at 4:50 p.m.

ENFIELD, Maine — An 84-year-old farmer was killed Sunday when he was crushed between a fallen tree and the steering column of his tractor after it backed into woods on his land on Dodlin Road, Maine State Police said Monday.

The body of Cassius Fall was found by a relative about an hour after the accident occurred at about 8 a.m., state police Trooper Matt Grant said.

Farmall Mystery Photo - Pats Repair Shop

From the Marshall County Historical Museum comes this mystery photo of a Farmall tractor. Check out the full story here: Pat's Repair Shop and Farmall Tractor Mystery photo

Can you identify the repair shop and tractor? If so, you can notify the museum from the South Bend Tribune web link above.

Gilbert Lopes Jr. Loves his Farmall Tractors

Gilbert Lopes Jr. owns some Deere tractors, but his true love is his collection of 15 restored Farmall Tractors, including a Farmall Cub.

You can read the full story of Gilbert and his collection at this link: Gilbert Lopes Jr.'s Farmall Collection

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