If your farm is in need of more equipment, you may be tempted to purchase used pieces instead of new equipment in hopes of saving a few dollars. However, it is important to do your research before purchasing used equipment. Otherwise, you may have to pay for costly repairs that will ultimately make your used equipment more expensive than brand new equipment. Follow these guidelines to ensure your purchase of used farm equipment is a smart buy.
18 July 2018
If you work in an agricultural setting, access to the right machinery can make a significant impact on the ease with which you can complete daily tasks. A compact utility loader gives you the ability to use a single piece of equipment to accomplish multiple tasks. In order to ensure that your compact utility loader is as versatile as possible, you need to invest in the right attachments. Here are three must-have attachments to purchase for your agricultural compact utility loader in the future.
15 November 2016
One of the pieces of equipment that get used on the farm just once a year is the combine harvester. This is also a piece of equipment that requires maintenance and repairs every year. Before the harvest season, you may take the combine out to start doing repairs. If you want to reduce repairs and maintenance to reduce downtime and repairs that can be costly, doing maintenance before you store the harvester is essential.
27 September 2016
If you want to add a great nutrient to your diet, alfalfa grass is a great product to look into. You can shop at a number of businesses in your area, such as fresh produce shops and farmer's markets, in order to make sure that you get fresh alfalfa grass produced by agriculture professionals in your area. Consider these great benefits below in order to learn why alfalfa grass may be the exact nutrient that you need to take your health and well being to the next level.
9 April 2016
If you use cone crushers throughout the course of your agricultural business, it is vitally important that you do all you can to maintain this piece of equipment. There are some important steps for maintenance that you will need to follow in order to make that happen. In that regard, you should follow the information presented in this article so that you are able to get the absolute most out of your cone crushers.
29 September 2015
If you are trimming or cutting trees on your property, you'll find that using a wood chipper is one of the easiest and most efficient ways to get rid of all that wood. The chipper will take the branches and turn them into very small wood chips almost instantly. This is a lot more practical than cutting all the wood up yourself, or even hiring someone else to do it for you.
29 July 2015
Having a well pump on your property is a luxury that allows you to have running water within your home. If your electricity goes out, your well pump will no longer work in servicing your household with fresh water to use. You may want to consider placing an old-fashioned hand water pump on your land for quick access to water from below the ground. Here are some instructions you can use in installing a hand water pump of your own to give you peace of mind that there is water for your use at any time.
29 July 2015
Horse trailers may be great for transporting horses, but cleaning them out can be a big pain. That's why it's so easy to forget about maintaining your trailer. If you use your horse trailer regularly, remove the dirty bedding every time you bring it home, and mark your calendar to clean out the trailer on a quarterly basis. When you do clean out the horse trailer, follow the steps below.
24 July 2015
If you are considering using a large pottery bowl as a fire pit in your backyard or patio, you are among the many who have found this to be an economical alternative to installing a fire pit in the ground. But what you may not know is that even though you can move the bowl to various places, there are some additional safety precautions to take. This guide explains what you need to do to enjoy a fire in your large pottery bowl safely.
22 July 2015
GPS relies on triangulation, but does not involve any angles. Instead, it uses basic geometry to determine the position of objects. By using one of several GPS products, you can find the corners of your land. By using this technology, you can survey your property more accurately than by using other methods. In some cases, it might even be required by law for a project to use GPS surveying before it can commence.
22 July 2015