Farmers Are Buying 40-Year-Old Tractors Because They're Actually Repairable

When a brand new John Deere tractors breaks down, you need a computer to fix it. When a John Deere tractor manufactured in 1979 breaks down, you can repair it yourself or buy another old John Deere tractor. Farming equipment-like televisions, cars, and even toothbrushes-now often comes saddled with a computer.