The Massey Ferguson MF 5610 Dyna-4 tractor which is to provide the power for the Antarctica2 expedition to the South Pole is all set for its extraordinary journey. To be driven primarily by ‘Tractor Girl’, Manon Ossevoort, backed by a team of engineers and other support staff, the MF 5610 has been chosen from the […]
The 2014 Antarctica2 expedition to drive a tractor to the South Pole will have to deal with one of the most hostile environments on the planet, battling against temperatures down to minus 40 degrees C, strong winds, high altitude, raging blizzards and soft snow. Sastrugi (frozen waves) are another potential hazard. It is going to […]
The bold and ambitious Antarctica2 mission to drive an MF 5610 tractor to the South Pole is ready to roll. The team is standing by to fly from Cape Town in South Africa to Novo Base in Eastern Antarctica. This is the first chapter in an unfolding modern-day adventure story which will see the realisation […]
The MF 5610 tractor set to journey to the South Pole in less than six weeks’ time has successfully completed stringent tests in Iceland. Known as Antarctica2, the adventurous mission to drive a tractor to the Geographical South Pole is the dream of Manon Ossevort, aka ‘Tractor Girl’, who will pilot the specially-prepared MF 5610 […]
This month Massey Ferguson are celebrating a very special anniversary. It’s been fifteen years since they launched a partnership with Warwickshire College and initiated a UK dealer apprenticeship scheme. Massey Ferguson and its sister brand dealerships throughout the UK take on young people who receive 36 weeks training spread over three and a bit years. […]
Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO has announced that it is introducing the first new tractors in its new Global Series. The MF 4708 and MF 4709 are the first new models in a ground-breaking new 60hp to 130hp global family. These are the initial tractors in a new Global Series that will eventually […]
Massey Ferguson has celebrated the launch of an ambitious mission to drive a tractor to the Geographical South Pole, the fulfilment of a dream for a Dutch theatre maker that also aims to inspire others to dare to dream.