Welcome to John Drysdale Agricultural Engineers

In 1979, at the age of 21, John Drysdale, a farmer’s son and time served motor engineer from Kinnesswood Farm near Kinross, set out on his own, working out of the back of a Volkswagen Transporter pickup and a small shed on the family farm.
He spent the first few summer seasons contracted out working on pea viners and machinery for local co-operative growers before moving into bigger premises on the farm in 1987 when we subsequently took on the Italian Same tractors agency, by this time we were also carrying out repairs on a wide variety of machinery and motor vehicles for customers and contractors within the local area.
Today, the business remains family owned, and in 2005 expanded to include a second generation, with John’s oldest son, Robert, joining his father.



Father and Son John and Robert head up sales, and we are able to offer products from McCormick, McHale, Malone. Suzuki ATV, Logic, Fimco, D.W Tomlin and LWC (Leeds Welding Company).

Head over to our contact page and get in touch with your requirements.


Service & Parts

We offer parts for most agricultural machinery including plough metal and cultivation equipment wearing parts as well as parts for all of our franchise brands.

Alongside this, we offer servicing and repairs of all the most common brands of ATV, all the main brands of tractors and all types of agricultural equipment, i.e baler servicing, welding and mechanical repairs both on site and in our workshop, hydraulic repairs including hydraulic hoses, plant repairs and also horticultural and garden machinery repairs.


About us

1997 brought a new challenge with the addition of ATV’s to our services with Arctic Cat. By this time we were employing three other time served mechanics

2000 saw a change of brand to Suzuki ATV’s

2005 we took on the ever-popular bale wrapper manufacturer McHale, which, a couple of years later, in 2007, also gave us a line of balers

2008 we obtained the McCormick Tractors franchise

2012 Kioti UTV’s and compact tractors were added to our line up

2020 Malone Farm Machinery franchise obtained, complementing our offerings from McHale, by adding a range of tedders, mowers and forage wagons.

We can offer a wide range of products to suit all requirements, take a look around our website and see how we can help you.


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