spring safety

Tractor restorer killed when machine rolls over on him

· August 30, 2019

Illinois man John Hoffman, who made name for himself through his restoration work with John Deere machinery, was killed recently when a tractor he was unloading rolled over on him. He was 60. The Northwest Herald said that Hoffman, who was also a farmer, was pronounced dead at the scene. Reports show that local fire/rescue personnel […]

Equipment Dealers Association honors LS Tractor

· September 21, 2018

For the fourth year in a row, the Equipment Dealers Association is giving a key honor to compact-tractor manufacturer LS Tractor: the Dealer’s Choice Award. The category is based on over 2,000 responses from the EDA’s 2018 Dealer-Manufacturers Relations Survey. “To be recognized by our dealers as the best in our category for a fourth consecutive […]

Tractor crash kills 88-year-old Michigan farmer

· September 18, 2018

Sunday was a tragic day for Michigan farmer James Adam. While mowing, he made a turn that caused his farm tractor to tip into a ditch, trapping him and ultimately crushing him to death. The Detroit News reported that neighbors saw the overturned tractor and rushed to help Adam, but the 88-year-old from Monroe County […]

Four years later California farmer reunited with his tractor

· August 13, 2018

A Kern County, California farmer finally got his Kubota M9000 tractor back last week after it had been stolen more than four years ago. Last week detectives with the Tulare County Regional Auto Theft Task Force (T-RATT) were called to a property in the 15300 block of Ave 248 in Tulare for a stolen vehicle […]

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