Tuesday, December 17, 2013

12 Days of Fun (and sometimes festive) Farm Facts: Day 8

Day 8:

How large is the world's biggest tractor?

The world's largest tractor, affectionately known as "Big Bud," was custom built for use on a California cotton farm in 1977.  The tractor weights 45 tons....but here's the best part...this tractor can work a little over 1 acre per minute at speeds of 8 mph!  This tractor, which is still working today, pulls and 80 foot wide plow.

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