The Invention of the Tractor
By: Emma Sinclair
What is a tractor?
A powerful motor vehicle with large rear wheels, used chiefly on farms for hauling equipment and trailers.
In other words, it makes it possible for farmers all over the world to get their crops in the ground, harvest them, and do any other jobs that come up when you live on a farm.
What does it do?
A tractor can.....
- Put crops in the ground
- Pull a grain cart
- Pull a manure spreader
- Spread fertilizer
- Bale hay - then deliver to animals
Tractors can do all of this and more with the proper attachments.
Why are tractors important?
- They help feed the WORLD
- They provide incomes for families
- Increase productivity
- Versatile on the farm
- Represent growth
How has this invention moved the world forward?
Tractors have moved people, things, and ideas. They have united people and brought them to one place because of different requirements.
- Places with fertile soil bring farmers together, so they can have the best crop possible.
- Many agricultural advances have happened over the years, the techniques used in Europe have influenced modern farming in America.
- Tractors have allowed for more crops to be grown, these crops are then distributed around the world for all to enjoy.
- Tractors have allowed for people to come together and create relationships that will last a life time, all because they share a common ground.
- Techniques derived from ancient farming ways have helped farmers today better grow crops and better distribute them all across the world.