Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Finding Farm Tractors and their Parts

Farming tractors are expensive and thus any farmer would thrive to keep it running. But in the terms of economics, the "marginal efficiency" of the machine keeps declining, and the farmer eventually finds himself entangled in more repair works than actual farming. 

This is doubly true if the machine is old – worse rare. Parts become harder to come by as the machine gets older. Rarity may force farmers to look for parts out of town but that doesn’t help either because of obsolescence or simply due to inconvenience. Whatever the case, it’s only the farmer that gets the worse of it. And he certainly can’t dump that costly Massey Ferguson tractor.

So where to get those parts? Online of course.

Why online?

Because the world of web doesn’t limit a farmer. Because with an internet connection, a tractor operator can access global marketplace. And because he can do it in just a few seconds.  

Online store is so much more than a local one. It is managed by a team of specialists that have defined duties. It’s an organization. Not only do these stores provide farmers with necessities, these stores also offer him variety and choice. Online store is where consumer really becomes the king.

Additionally, farmers can also read informational content and blogs over those sites. And if all he wants is a swift transaction, there are contact details as well with which he can get in touch with, or drop a line to the tractor dealers or part manufacturers

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Everything about Tractor Tillers

Tillers are of the oldest, most vital tools in farming. Tillers make soil richer by turning over the soil. In land where there is limited fertility, tillers can be the absolutely mandatory.

Tillers, before 1912, were completely manual and required human operator. But Arthur Howard came up with a steam fueled engine to power the tiller. The method was a success but it would throw the soil at sides. This was remedied in next L-shape built.

The success became foundation for Austral Auto Cultivators known as Howard Auto Cultivators. Howard would then move to UK and establish Rotary Hoes in 1938. What we have today are evolved phases of those tillers.

Types of Tillers
Every crop can’t be tilled with a same instrument. The varying nature of soil and crop types require different instrument for tillage. Some common types of tillers are as follows.

1. Standard Tillers
These are your regular tillers. They dig shallow thanks to their forward pulling motion. They have universal driveline joints to last can give more than 500 rpms of power take off.

2. Rotary Tillers
Rotary tillers are made up of adjustable steel section frame, skid shoes and an adjustable shield. The adjustments can be made according to tillage level and according to depth of working.

3. Heavy-Duty Tillers
Heavy duty tillers are for tough jobs. It is made for rough jobs and is potent to till in the first till. Heavy duty tillers are usually used in rough and wet grounds.

4. Reverse Rotation Tillers
Reverse rotation tillers till in the opposite direction as the name implies. Reverse rotation tillers are required when deeper tillage is required. They are used over soft and smooth terrains.