Whatever happened to... the Terra-Gator

Before discussing why the popular self-propelled application machines quietly disappeared from the European radar a couple of years ago, it is first worth tracing the history of the iconic three, four and five-wheeler Terra-Gator

by Steven Vale

This story starts in the early 1980s when there were no strict application regulations and slurry was splashplated all year round. Dutch slurry contractor Kurstjens' search for a highcapacity and light-footed machine to reduce damage to land during the winter ended up with the US-built Ag-Gator.