Diesel power was making its presence felt in 1949 as farmers invested some of their post-war prosperity in new equipment. Farmers Weekly takes a look at the leading tractors of the time. UK farming fortunes were transformed during the Second World War as demand for home-produced food swept away the economic gloom of the 1920s and 1930s. And farming’s favoured status was officially confirmed in 1947 as the Agriculture Act promised continued cash support and provided confidence to invest for […]