9 Farm Tractor Salvage Yards in North Carolina

You proudly call North Carolina home. You also own a farm tractor that’s nearing the end of its life. You’d like to sell it to a tractor expert so you can get the best value. Further, you’re interested in shopping for parts and even a new tractor. Are there any farm tractor salvage yards near you?

The following 9 farm tractor salvage yards in North Carolina are perfect for buying and selling tractors and parts:

  • Worthington AG Parts
  • Burch Store Tractors
  • The Tractor Place
  • Ward Brothers Tractor & Salvage
  • Ayock Tractor Company
  • Pennell & Sons Inc.
  • Snow Tractor and Equipment Company
  • Joe’s Tractor Sales
  • Clapp Tractor

In this article, we’ll introduce you to each of these awesome tractor salvage yards across the great state of North Carolina. By the time you’re done reading, you’ll know exactly where you can go to buy and sell farm tractor parts and vehicles in your neck of the woods.

9 of the Top North Carolina Farm Tractor Salvage Yards

Worthington AG Parts

Our first pick is one of the most expansive farm tractor salvage yards in the country, Worthington AG Parts. Besides its location in Goldsboro, Worthington also has shops in Minnesota, South Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Iowa. The company is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

So what can you expect to find at such a big salvage company? Used equipment aplenty, for one. This includes parts from such brands as AGCO, Bobcat, International/CaseIH, Belarus, Allis-Chalmers, and John Deere. The salvaged parts are quite extensive too, with plenty of brands besides the above represented.

If you can’t get to Worthington’s Goldsboro location, you can do most shopping on their website. When you see something you like, add it to your cart and check out. Obviously, you cannot buy tractors online. You have to call to get pricing on these vehicles. Then you can come on by and complete your purchase.

Worthington AG Parts is located on 3693 US Highway 70 West, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27530. You can reach them by phone locally at 919-735-0987 or call toll-free at 1-800-322-1871.

Burch Store Tractors

In Burlington, you’ll find Burch Store Tractors. The company sells a lot of Farmall row-crop tractors especially, but that’s far from all you’ll see on their website and at their yard. Brands like Massey Ferguson, Massey Harris, Oliver, Kubota, John Deere, and Ford have parts, equipment, and tractors here as well.  

On their website, choose a category to get a feel for what Burch Store Tractors has in stock. You can search for such things as branded tractor parts, tractor front bumpers, planters, push blades, drawbars, fast hitches, sidemount planters, fertilizer unit parts, and mounted equipment.

Find something you need? Then quickly snatch it up online. For example, maybe you want a 12-volt voltage regulator for tractors from Massey Harris, Massey Ferguson, John Deere, Allis-Chalmers, or Farmall. This costs $49.95. A New Zenith carburetor for Oliver, John Deere, Farmall, International, Case, or Allis-Chalmers tractors is $249.95.

You can also pick up these parts and many others on Burch Store Tractor’s eBay page or by visiting the salvage yard itself. 

Burch Store Tractors is on 4042 Burch Bridge Road, Burlington, North Carolina 27217. You can reach them by phone at 336-264-9361 or by email at 4burch@gmail.com.

The Tractor Place

Since 1984, The Tractor Place in Knightdale has been a family-owned and operated business. The Mize family, which includes married couple Linda and Gary and their son Brian, are in charge. When they opened their doors that first day, they’ve stayed in the same spot ever since.

If you’re seeking farm tractor parts from Kioti, The Tractor Place is where you want to be. Kioti’s Wendell fulfillment center is only a few minutes away from the Tractor Place’s store, making it very easy to get tractors and parts to the salvage yard.

The Tractor Place is located on 1920 Mize Road, Knightdale, North Carolina 27545. You can reach them by fax at 919-266-6364 or by phone at 919-266-5846. Their email address is sales@thetractorplace.com.

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Ward Brothers Tractor & Salvage

Another North Carolina farm tractor salvage yard with a lot of history is Ward Brothers Tractor & Salvage in Hendersonville. They started even before The Tractor Place, way back in 1974. Rusty Ward, the Ward Brothers’ namesake, is also the founder. He had worked in agricultural equipment servicing and maintenance for three decades. Ward decided to take his expertise and share it with the Hendersonville area, and thus Ward Brothers Tractor & Salvage was born.

You’ll really only find gear, parts, and equipment for Deutz-Fahr tractors here, but the exhaustive list of parts is impressive. According to the Ward Brothers website, more than 300 tractor parts from Deutz-Fahr are available, so they’re certainly the ones to go to.

Is your farm tractor not running at its best? Remember that founder Rusty Ward has a lot of experience in agricultural equipment. That’s why Ward Brothers offers servicing and parts work as well.

Ward Brothers Tractor & Salvage is on 1444 Place Road, Hendersonville, North Carolina 28790. You can get in touch in all sorts of ways. Their fax number is 828-685-0854. Ward Brothers has two phone numbers, a local line at 828-685-8801 and a toll-free number at 1-800-572-0297. You can also shoot an email to info@wardbrotherstractor.com.

Ayock Tractor Company

Here’s yet a third family-owned farm tractor salvage yard in the neighborhood: Ayock Tractor Company. This Goldsboro-based company started in 1975, with a first location change in 1993. Unfortunately, that building burned in 2015, so Ayock Tractor Company has moved to its third and hopefully more permanent location. Charles Ayock owns the company, Russell Ayock works as the general manager, and Brad Ayock is the parts and services manager.

The parts and tractor brands available here are more far-reaching than the last two salvage yards, giving you many more options. You can check the Ayock Tractor Company website anytime to see the used and new tractor equipment. This equipment list updates all the time, so if something catches your eye, don’t delay!

If you have your heart set on a specific part and it’s from New Holland, Ayock can probably help. On this page, you can research the part you need and then get in touch with the Charles, Russell, or Brad so the part is in your hands faster. 

Ayock Tractor Company is located on 304 Highway 117, South Bypass, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27533. You can reach them by phone by dialing 919-735-0753.

Pennell & Sons Inc.

In Lenoir, Pennell & Sons Inc. is a renowned farm tractor salvage yard. They’ve operated since 1972 and are also family-owned. The company specializes in Massey Ferguson equipment and farm tractors, but you can track down vehicles and parts from other brands here as well. Some of these are LS Tractor, Kubota, and John Deere.  

Although they’re a salvage yard, you can get your hands on a brand-new tractor through Pennell & Sons. They also have plenty of pre-owned vehicles, among them hay rakes, agricultural balers, and farm tractors.

If it’s parts you’re looking for, these are here too, and in spades. Just go on Pennell & Sons’ website, look for the branded part you want, and then call the store. You’ll get your part right away. Pennell & Sons also offers a variety of services, such as installations, tune-ups, repairs, winterization, and inspections.

Pennell & Sons Inc. is on 1630 Taylorsville Road Southeast, Lenoir, North Carolina 28645. Their fax number is 828-754-2224 and their phone number is 828-754-1924. You can also reach them by email at lynn@pennellandsons.com.

Snow Tractor and Equipment Company

The landscaping and farming equipment background of the staff at Snow Tractor and Equipment Company makes them a very viable option if you’re near the Ayden area. Family-owned, Snow specializes mostly in New Holland tractors and equipment.

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They have both new and used inventory, so no matter what you’re looking for, you can get it. This isn’t all tractors, but hay and forage equipment too. That said, you can sort and filter your results on their website to find what you need faster. Most prices are unavailable on the site, so you’ll need to call or come in for more information.

Snow even takes service requests, but you do have to send in your contact information to get scheduled before bringing your farm tractor.

Snow Tractor and Equipment Company is located on 8142 NC Highway 11, Ayden, North Carolina 28513. You can get in touch via email at ken@snowtractor.net or by phone at 252-746-8200.

Joe’s Tractor Sales

One of the longest-standing North Carolina farm tractor salvage yards, Joe’s Tractor Sales has been around since 1949. Yes, that’s more than 70 years! The company has grown quite a lot too, welcoming tractor owners all over North Carolina as well as South Carolina.

You can find all sorts of farming equipment here, and we really mean all sorts. From vacuum systems to skid steers, cherry pickers, excavators, front-end loaders, chainsaws, and farm tractors, Joe’s Tractor has nearly everything.

Sell off an old tractor or buy a new one here as well. Some older models like an Allis-Chalmers D17 sells for $4,995. Joe’s Tractor Sales also carries a variety of parts from brands like Massey Ferguson, Bobcat, and many more. Like the other tractor salvage yards we’ve talked about, you browse for the part you want online then call Joe’s to get it ordered.

Joe’s Tractor Sales is on 724 Joe Moore Road, Thomasville, North Carolina 27360. Their fax number is 336-885-0518. You can also reach them by phone locally at 336-885-4582 or toll-free at 1-800-881-4582.

Clapp Tractor

Our last pick for farm tractor salvage yards in North Carolina is Siler City’s Clapp Tractor. They’re another New Holland tractors specialty yard with nearly 80 years of history serving the area.

Their inventory includes new and pre-owned parts and vehicles. Some used tractors for sale as of this writing are a 2017 Mahindra 4540 for $11,500, a 2015 New Holland T4.100 for $45,995, and a 2013 Case IH Farmall 140A for $45,000 even.

Do you want a new tractor such as a 2020 Mahindra 1600 Series 1626 HST OS? The quotes for new tractors are available through email. To help make your purchase easier, you can get financing and even trade in an old tractor or its parts.

Clapp Tractor is located on 202 North 2nd Avenue, Siler City, North Carolina 27344. Their phone number is 919-742-3737.


There is no shortage of farm tractor salvage yards across North Carolina. The nine we highlighted are some of the best-known ones out there. They have locations across the state and offer decades upon decades of history and experience. What more can you look for when dealing with new and preowned farm tractors?

Christy Bouma

Christy is a wife, writer, artist and hobby farmer with an addiction to tractors.

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