Tractors often cost more than houses and when you see these bad boys in action from ABOVE, it's hard not to appreciate how incredible harvest time actually is.

(This video posted to YouTube by Ryan Thievin)

Fun fact:

John Deere was born in February 1804.

A blacksmith by trade, Deere determined that the wood and cast-iron plow in use at the time was ill suited to the challenges presented by prairie soil, so after some experimentation he crafted a new kind of plow and sold his first one in 1838.

(This video is pretty cool...it's from Van Dyke Farms and loaded to YouTube by Lee Rispens.)