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TRACTOR WARS: JOHN DEERE, HENRY FORD, INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER, AND THE BIRTH OF MODERN AGRICULTURE

Author: Neil Dahlstrom

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288 pages

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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.

A researcher, historian, and writer, Neil Dahlstrom has spent decades in the corporate archives at John Deere. In Tractor Wars, Dahlstrom offers an insider’s view of a story that entwines a myriad of brands and characters, stakes and plots: the Reverend Daniel Hartsough, a pastor turned tractor designer; Alexander Legge, the eventual president of International Harvester, a former cowboy who took on Henry Ford; William Butterworth and the oft-at-odds leadership team at John Deere that partnered with the enigmatic Ford but planned for his ultimate failure.

With all the bitterness and drama of the race between Ford, Dodge, and General Motors, Tractor Wars is the untold story of industry stalwarts and disruptors, inventors, and administrators racing to invent modern agriculture—a power farming revolution that would usher in a whole new world.

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Great book with a lot of of fresh information..

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Great book with a lot of of fresh information..