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Nuffield tractor at Cophill Farm vintage rally, 2012

A Tractor is an engineering vehicle specifically designed tae deliver at a heich tractive effort (or torque) at slow speeds, for the purposes of hauling a trailer or machinery uised in agricultur or construction. Most commonly, the term is uised tae describe a ferm vehicle that provides the power an traction tae mechanize agricultural tasks, especially (an oreeginally) tillage, but nowadays a great variety of tasks. Agricultural implements mey be towed behind or mounted on the tractor, an the tractor mey an aa provide a soorce of power if the implement is mechanised.