Tractor & Farm Heritage July 2017
In the July 2017 issue of Tractor & Farm Heritage we revive our popular series of native rare breeds as listed with the Rare Breeds Survival Trust’s watch list with a fact file on Gloucester cattle. We also look at the Massey Ferguson 165 MK1 v Ford 4000 Pre-Force, two of the most powerful tractors available in the Sixties. .
We visit an enthusiast of all things Marshall north of the border who has just extended his magnificent collection.
Restoring a Case 10-18 these days sometimes needs a specialist who can fathom the technology of the time.
George’s Tractor Day
An idea for a fundraiser for Dave Taylor’s great nephew George is so successful it looks like turning into an annual event.
The National Vintage Tractor Road Run celebrated its 30th outing at Seighford Airfield, Staffordshire on April 16.
The Big 100 celebrations
The Big 100 tractor event in Northern Ireland took three years to organise but when it took place this April, it was a real success.
Sixties icons compared
Massey Ferguson 165 MK1 v Ford 4000 Pre-Force, two of the most powerful tractors available in the Sixties.
What’s been happening in the world of vintage tractors and rural heritage.
Graham bemoans the downsides of our ‘throw away’ society.
Your news, views and comments about the veteran, vintage and classic scene.
A fine vintage
What better way to while away a sunny afternoon than with a couple of vintage tractors and a good tractor raconteur.
Preview of the August issue of your Tractor & Farming Heritage magazine.
Travelling in Farmer Brown’s Land Rover can hardly be called ‘living in the lap of luxury’.
Farming as it used to be
Our final visit to farm life in the Fifties and Sixties takes in harvesting technology at a sugar beet demonstration.
We revive our popular series of native rare breeds as listed with the Rare Breeds Survival Trust’s watch list with a fact file on Gloucester cattle.
Ferguson fans and specialist collectors alike will love this collection of model tractors from Universal Hobbies.
Feast in the east
Once again, the Eastern Counties Vintage Show delivered an exceptional gathering of tractors back in April.
Need a lift?
The Massey Ferguson 135 Ben Phillips has been restoring is now complete – it now needs an MF 40 loader fitting to finish the job.
All the latest gear to help you keep your trusty tractor in fine fettle.
Richard Lofting finally has a job lined up for his Howard Rotavator, but he must first repair it before it can be used.
Summer event guide for the events, rallies and road runs over the coming months.
Tractors put in on a great turnout for the Kent Heritage Show at Kent County Showground in April.