Suba la Marcha – Desacelere – Ahorre Combustible

Seleccionar el tractor adecuado, escoger la marcha apropiada y reducir la aceleración a las Revoluciones por Minuto (RPM) óptima puede permitirle que ahorre combustible en grande al operar su tractor en las labores de campo. POTENCIA, ENERGÍA, EFICIENCIA Los costos de combustible pueden ser una parte significativa de los costos de la granja. Con los tractores y la maquinaria agrícola a veces tenemos la tendencia a pensar que la operación que realizamos debe ser hecha con el tractor en alto nivel [...]

Gear Up – Throttle Down – Save Fuel

Selecting the right tractor, setting the right gear, and reducing the throttle to the right RPM’s can save fuel and generate big savings when operating your tractor in field operations. POWER, ENERGY, EFFICIENCY Fuel costs can be a significant portion of a farm’s expenses.  With tractors and field equipment, we sometimes think that the operation we’re performing must always be done with the tractor running at a high RPM and that lower RPM’s might be bad for the engine and drive [...]

Modern Planters and Drills

Modern Planters have come a long way over the course of the past 50 years.  The precision of seed placement can be directly correlated with the yield of the crop being grown.  Even distribution of the optimum population of seed according to factors like soil type, hybrid or variety, date of planting, and other cultural factors is the first step in attaining maximum yields.  Planters are designed and selected mostly according to how the crop is to be harvested. Row [...]

Plantadoras y Sembradoras Modernas

Las Plantadoras han recorrido un largo camino en el curso de los últimos 50 años. La precisión en la colocación de la semilla puede ser directamente correlacionada con el rendimiento del cultivo que está en producción. Aun la distribución de la densidad optima de semilla de acuerdo a factores como tipo de suelo, variedad, momento de siembra, y otros factores culturales, son todos elementos parte de los primeros pasos para obtener la máxima producción. Nota: En los siguientes párrafos usaremos [...]

Is Climate Change for Real?

Or..…Is the Sky Blue? The Climates of our planet have undergone climate change and shifts and trends for millennia after millennia since the dawn of time.  The difference now, is that we can actually measure it with more accuracy than ever before.  When you combine that with the advances in atmospheric science, the consensus among scientists is that this time, we as humans play a significant role in its pace. I’m not much of a political type.  However, I remember actually [...]

Meet Steve Massey, CEO of TractorExport and TractorTec – Part 1

This is the first of three parts of my conversation with Steve Massey, founder and CEO of Tractor Export.  Come learn more about their company, its roots, and how it plans to grow in the future to significantly improve agricultural systems in developing countries. By:  Raquel Garcia Article Abstract Developing countries all over the world desperately need to improve their agricultural infrastructure in order to step up to the health and nutrition requirements of an ever growing population base.  Whether by constraints [...]

Meet Steve Massey, CEO of Tractor Export® and TractorTec®

Stepping up to improving Agricultural Systems in developing countries has been a life mission of Steve Massey, the founder and CEO of Tractor Export® ( ) and TractorTec® ( The Agricultural Equipment industry in many developing countries is undergoing a big change thanks to a new approach to providing a vital component for farm productivity.  To date, existing equipment infrastructures in developing countries has been limited to a centralized dealer system that focuses primarily on sales of new equipment; with [...]

How European Carmakers are Fighting Back Silicon Valley (Is Not What You Think)

Paris, the city of lights, it have been in the news these last days for many reasons very important for the planet, and trivial ones too. Important news for example, the Paris climate agreement was ratified in September by 60 countries, becoming closer to be an international law; trivial news like that of a strange robbery to an american socialite made headlines in her country; and the center of this article: the Paris Motor Show 2016. You would start thinking [...]

TractorExport LLC ha firmado un acuerdo por tres años y $70M para reparación y mantenimiento con SOTRADER Gabon

Coral Gables, Florida June 22nd, 2016 – TractorExport LLC, una compañia proveedora de partes y servicios par amultiples marcas de tractors y maquinaria Agricola con sede en Coral Gables Florida, ha alcanzado un acuerdo con SOTRADER (Societe Gabonaise De Transformation Agricol), un joint venture entre Olam International y el Gobierno de Gabon, para prestar servicio a 375 bulldozers y excavadoras Caterpillar durante los próximos tres años. Steve Massey, Presidente de TractorExport; Dwi Yulianto, Jefe de Mantenimiento y Talleres en Olam [...]

Corn, milk, meat…energy. Will energy become the next product of farming..?

In this week’s article we wanted to review three examples on energy cogeneration from waste: a big supermarket in England, a 200 cows farm in Minnesota, and a single rural house in Spain. proptotype of cogeneration in a rural house in Spain So, first the biggest guy, the supermarket, according to FastCoexist website, the average supermarket in the U.K. throws out around $2,300 of food every day, but Sainsbury’s is trying a different approach: everything that can't be donated to a [...]


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