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Heartland Acres Tractor Ride Returns in 2012

Press Release

The Heartland Acres Tractor Ride is on again for 2012.  Mark your calendars for Saturday June 9, 2012.  The ride will start at 8:30a.m. from the Heartland Acres parking lot at 2600 Swan Lake Blvd, in Independence, Iowa.

Harvey Firestone and the Rubber Tractor Tire

by Sam Moore

Sam Moore examines the history of rubber tractor tires and the success of the Allis-Chalmers Model U.

Oliver Super 88 Versus Not-So-Super Man

By Ray Baltes

Restoring an Oliver Super 88 tractor brings back childhood memories for Ray Baltes.

2nd Annual Wine Country Truck & Tractor Pull on June 30th

Press Release

The 2nd annual Wine Country Truck & Tractor Pull will be held in Napa, Calif., on June 30, 2012.


Increase Your Agriculture IQ: 1938 Minneapolis-Moline UDLX Comfortractor

Press Release

Heartland Acres Agribition Center presents the fourth installment in their "Increase You Ag IQ" series with the 1938 Minneapolis-Moline UDLX Comfortractor.

Mecum's Spring Gone Farmin' Auction: April 14, 2012

Press Release

Mecum will host the Spring Gone Farmin' auction in Walworth, Wis. on April 14, 2012. The headline tractor will be an Expo Certified 1920 Waterloo Boy.

Increase Your Agriculture IQ #2: The Waterloo Boy Tractor

Press Release

Heartland Acres Agribiton Center and intern Steven Pals from the University of Northern Iowa present the second installment in the“Increase your Ag IQ” series.

Homemade Tractor Built From Scratch

By Larry F. Whitesell

Homemade tractor, nicknamed “Katydid,” restored after 40 years in the scrap pile.