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Tractors For Sale
Tractors are essential to getting many jobs done on South African farms. Over 20 companies sell tractors in the country. Interestingly, the government has imposed rules that workers in South Africa must build all tractor engines, but other parts for these tractors are often imported. When looking for tractors for sale, make sure to consider these top brands.
Argo Industrial (Party) Limited is the maker of Landini tractors. This company returned to the South African market in 1994. Landini tractors have a strong reputation in mid-size tractors to work in orchards and in open fields. A popular option when looking for tractors for sale is there Landini Powerfarm 95. A 4.4 litre 4-cylinder diesel engine powers this tractor.
Also owned by Argo Industrial (Party) Limited, McCormick tractors are also a very popular choice with those looking for a mid-sized tractor for orchard work and open field work. McCormick's TTX230 is a popular choice for open field work. This tractor has a ß-Power Turbo engine with a maximum output of 143 kilowatts.
John Deere offers a variety of tractors including utility, row crop, and four-wheel-drive tractors. Founded in 1837, this company's headquarters is in Moline, Illinois, USA. The company owns Bell Equipment Limited in Empangeni producing tractors for the construction and forestry industries. Popular choices for those looking for tractors for sale are the 6030 series tractors. These tractors offer a special air filter that stops most dirt from getting to delicate engine parts and 35 per cent engine torque.
AGCO Corporation is the maker of Massey Ferguson tractors. The company offers high kilowatt and mid-kilowatt tractors to meet farmer's needs. The MF 7600 series tractors are particularly popular offering kilowatt options from 140 to 280. Tractors in this series offer a front lifting capacity of 5 000 kilogrammes and a rear lift capacity of 12 000 capacity.
It is important to consider the condition of the tractor when buying a tractor. While new tractors are very nice, many times farmers can find the best buys in used tractors for sale. When looking for a tractor remember to match its intended use of the tractor, as a tractor that is not big enough will not pull heavy farm equipment, while a big tractor is harder to manoeuvre in smaller spaces.