Today, there are several types of tractors. Each has different uses. The most popular tractor is the agricultural tractor. These tractors are used to perform farm jobs. They are usually equipped with seeders, plows and sprayers. There are several varieties of agricultural tractors. A row crop tractor has an adjustable tread width. This allows the tractor to get into small places without crushing plants. Those farmers that cultivate corn or cotton use a high crop tractor. A high crop tractor has an increased ground clearance.
The backhoe loader is another popular tractor. The tractor has a backhoe on the rear and a loader on the front. These tractors are much heavier compared to agricultural tractors. They can be used for a wide variety of construction jobs. These tractors can breakup asphalt, dig large holes, transport materials and aid in demolition. Due to their small frame, they are perfect for construction and repair.
Another popular tractor is the compact utility tractor. These tractors are much smaller than agricultural tractors. The tractors are perfect for landscaping projects. They can be fitted with several different attachments. Some of the most popular attachments include the landscape rake, brush hog, rototiller and box blade. For area that receive large amount of snow, a snow blower attachment can be added to the rear of the tractor. These tractors are perfect for one or two row planting.
Many homeowners own the garden tractor. These are perfect for small gardening jobs and mowing grass. They are often mistaken for a ride-on lawnmower.
Today, tractors are used by NASA and many railway companies. NASA uses tractors to move space shuttles and launch pads. Railways use tractors to move locomotives. Tractors can even be found in airports. Push-back tractors can move aircraft's.