Book ‘Tractor Wars’ by Neil Dahlstrom

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John Deere, Henry Ford, International Harvester, and the Birth of Modern Agriculture
Discover the untold story of the “tractor wars,” the twenty-year period that introduced power farming—the most fundamental change in world agriculture in hundreds of years. Before John Deere, Ford, and International Harvester became icons of American business, they were competitors in a forgotten battle for the farm. From 1908-1928, against the backdrop of a world war and economic depression, these brands were engaged in a race to introduce the tractor and revolutionize farming. By the turn of the twentieth century, four million people had left rural America and moved to cities, leaving the nation’s farms shorthanded for the work of plowing, planting, cultivating, harvesting, and threshing...
Language: English  Publisher: Matt Holt (January 11, 2022)  Pages: 288 pages  ISBN-13: 978-1953295743  Dimensions:‎ 6.25 x 1.1 x 9.31 inches

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