If you are looking to buy a tractor, you’ve come to the definitive article on the topic. In this article we provide detailed compact tractor information including history, types, tractor brands, features, attachments, resources, and buying advice. Tractor Buying Guide If you’re a homestead owner who wants to maintain and improve your property, you’re going […]
The top 5 most popular tractor channels on YouTube.
A “good” used tractor for under $10,000, you say? This might sound like a tall order (or impossible to some), but we like a good challenge. After putting together a list of small tractors you can find for less than $5,000 last year, assembling a list of $10,000 tractors seemed like an easy task. Many […]
Most compact tractor owners customize their machine in one way or another. Whether it’s a full home-built accessory or simply bolting on something to help save time, there are many ways a tractor can be improved with add-ons. In this article we’ve compiled the ultimate list of the most useful tractor add-ons, according to TractorByNet […]
Notice of Unusual Market Conditionns Due to supply chain issues caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic, tractor manufacturers are facing unprecedented delays in sourcing parts and producing fully assembled units. Additionally, an increase in consumer demand for tractors and equipment has resulted in a supply shortage and prices have gone up accordingly. Discounts on new […]
Check out this list of the most popular tractors ever built!
If you know anything about farming, you know that the John Deere tractor is a staple in a farmer’s barn. It is easily recognizable with its bright green and yellow hue. The brand initially stuck to making tractors, farm equipment, and construction machines. However, after seeing this, they may just decide to branch out into […]
We’ve all been there, done that. So it’s no surprise that a common theme on TractorByNet is sharing lessons learned about everything under the sun (mainly tractors). So we’ve compiled a fun and informative list of 17 popular lessons learned and shared on TractorByNet. #1 If you want it done right… do it yourself This […]
Farmers certainly are a breed of their own. They work hard to provide our families with the things we need, from meat, to dairy products, produce, and more. They know how to work the land. When you know the land that well, sometimes you find creative uses for it. In fact, Gene Hanson from North […]
Christmas is the time of year to be cheerful and festive, and a huge part of the holidays involves sharing that cheer with others. It can be doing something simple and small, like sending a Christmas card to friends far away or singing some Christmas carols with your children. Some people go a little bigger. […]
See that curious look on this little guy’s face? Well it’s all good and fun until he turns toward your tractor! When rodents get inside the engine bay of your equipment, they can turn your tractor into a meal (or maybe a storage locker for chestnuts) and make quick work of your pocketbook by causing […]
Most tractor owners have a backhoe somewhere on their wish list. But with a steep price tag and often only occasional uses, on that wish list is where the backhoe will remain for a while. So how do tractor owners handle digging when the need does arise? Well that’s easy. Improvise. In this article we’ve […]
The year is barely half over, but TractorByNet members have been busy in the shop fabricating home-built add-ons for compact tractors. Usually these customized accessories arise either out of necessity or are made to save a buck—both great things. So we’re bringing you a mid-year update with the top 15 ranked home-built add-ons of 2018. […]
Some might look at March 21, 1998 on the calendar and see the first day of spring. But to TractorByNet, March 21st has a much more special meaning, as the day when the very first iteration of TractorByNet hit the internet. Here we are 20 years later, celebrating two decades of service! Please enjoy this […]
There are probably 10,000 different things you can use a front-end loader for. They are the most popular attachments for tractors, and for good reason. But whether you’re new to tractors or seasoned vet, it’s possible to abuse a front-end loader if you misuse it. Fortunately, our members have put together a long list of […]
There’s a lot of talk on TractorByNet about snow removal. It’s an important job for tractor operators in cold climates and we’ve got to be honest, it’s also one of the most fun things you can do with your tractor. This article is based on a very popular post on TractorBynet called “Snowblowing rules of thumb” […]
1. Build a Pond Member bindian built a pond with his compact tractor. Looks like a lot of fun and Fall is a good time for it—the ground isn’t soft or muddy like spring, or too hard yet. Check out his full build thread here.
Tractors aren’t cheap. Well, not new ones, anyway. A good quality new tractor can run tens of thousands of dollars. But even if you don’t have that kind of budget, that shouldn’t stop you from getting a machine that can help you get some work done. Fortunately, most tractors are built to last and even […]
It’s easy for us to purchase attachments for our tractors – and we’ll purchase quite a few of them over the course of our tractor ownership. These are tools that make life easier, and turn or tractors into truly multi-purpose machines. Some of our users here at TractorByNet have decided that some of the attachments […]
Every now and then, life throws a surprise at us that we weren’t expecting. For member justinramani in North Carolina, that came in the form of a shocking $11,000 water bill that his family received earlier this month. Justin, an active duty member of the armed forces currently on deployment in Iraq, got the news […]
If you’re looking to spend some quality time with your tractor, here are ten great tractor projects you can do in a day. Most of these are tasks that everybody does from time to time… 1. Tractor Project: Grading Your Driveway Grading your driveway is high on the list of things to do in the […]
If you’re thinking about buying a grapple bucket but aren’t sure if you’d use it, we understand. It’s possible that you don’t think you’d use a grapple bucket enough to justify the cost. But maybe you just haven’t seen everything people do with their grapple buckets yet? Not a problem, check out the top 10 […]
Accessories are a great way to add functionality or even increase performance of your machine. In this feature, we’ve hand picked 11 cool tractor add-ons that you can put on your wish list. Or maybe you already have all 11… check them out. Grapple Bucket This picture says it all. How else are you going […]
Our ingenious users have come up with a number of ideas for staying warm and dry while dealing with cold-weather duties. Here our some of our favorite DIY tractor cabs.
Handy little tools help to keep farms, tractors, and homesteads going. The big gear gets all of the attention – generators, power tools, tractors – but it is the smaller gear that keeps everything in motion, day in and day out. Let’s take a look at 25 valuable tools that come in under 25 bucks […]