John Deere FarmFest at Moira church

Church pastor, Richard Garnham and Garth Cairns with a John Deere tractor preparing for the event
Church pastor, Richard Garnham and Garth Cairns with a John Deere tractor preparing for the event

Tractor and machinery enthusiasts are cordially invited to a free event which looks at the John Deere brand in great detail.

The event is being held at Moira Baptist Church, Clarehill Road, Moira on Saturday, September 26th and kicks off with a machinery viewing and barbecue from 6.30pm.

Afterwards guest speaker George Conn will deliver a history of John Deere at 7.30pm from a farming and engineering perspective.

A free barbecue will also be held during the machinery viewing period.

There will be a range of vintage, classic and modern John Deere tractors and harvest machinery on view at the event.

These include a JD 7290 with triple mowers, a JD 7750 self-propelled harvester and a range of other modern John Deere tractors with various implements to vintage tractors from the early 1900s kindly supplied by Johnston Gilpin and other local farmers in the surrounding area.

A new John Deere combine will also be on show.