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Agricultural equipment is any kind of machinery used on a farm to help with farming. The best-known example of this kind is the tractor.

From left to right: John Deere 7800 tractor with Houle slurry trailer, Case IH combine harvester, New Holland FX 25 forage harvester with corn head.

Tractor and power

Farm mechanization in Ontario and Quebec; illustrating a tractor

Soil cultivation

Harrow in use in 1948 at Canterbury Agricultural College farm
Historic huge specialist "plough" for maintaining drainage ditches in East Germany
called Zone till subsoiler)


Fertilizers and pesticides dispenser


Produce sorter

A belt sorter for peas
  • Blemish sorter.
  • Colour sorter
  • Density Sorter
  • Diameter sorter
  • Internal/taste sorter
  • Shape sorter
  • Weight sorter

Harvesting / post-harvest processing

A Frost & Wood reaper- binder being used in the Rainy River District in the 1900s.

Hand harvesting

Winnowing machine from 1839

Hay making

Round baler in action

Hand hay tool


A " backhoe loader"
A restored JCB 3C MkII, showing the conventional arrangement of front loader and backhoe


Animal Feeding


TOL Tree Trimmer
A mulching machine

Obsolete farm machinery

A Geiser threshing machine



External links

Media related to Agricultural machines at Wikimedia Commons