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Joe Moore of Three Oaks displays his rig “Dirty Deeds” at a previous competition. Moore has been invited to compete in a tractor pull at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday.

THREE OAKS — After a less-than-ideal year marked by bad weather and a fire that destroyed a combine, Three Oaks area corn and soybean farmer Joe Moore was due for some good news.

He got that in early December when he received an invitation to compete in a tractor pull at the National Farm Machinery Show.