Brief Life Summary | Harry Ferguson Legacy

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Brief Life Summary

Year 1939

(January) 1,200 tractors had been made by David Brown for Ferguson and sold.

(April 1st) The Ford-Ferguson prototype is ready and tested.

(June) The first mass produced Ford-Fergusons are ready for marketing.

(July) David Brown has made and is ready to market his own tractor to be known as the VAK1.

(October 12th) Ferguson having just returned from America and having brought with him a Ford-Ferguson and implements gives a demonstration at Greenmount Agricultural College to Ministry officials including Sir Basil Brooke, the then Minister of Agriculture.

  • Leader
  • European Agriculture
  • Rural Development Programme
  • Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development