Agriculture Vehicles Articles

  • Choosing a tanker to fit the task

    Many factors are taken into consideration when choosing a slurry tanker. With the variety of makes, models and accessories involved, the options can be bewildering to both novice and seasoned buyers. The Major range of slurry handling equipment covers a variety of conditions for ...


    By Major Equipment

  • How to build the perfect levee in 5 steps

    In June, the rice-planting season will shift into high gear across the country. And as anyone who has worked with rice knows, it’s unique because of the irrigated conditions it’s grown in. For the crop to be a success, you need a levee that produces the right controlled flooding environment. To help you be successful this season, AMCO has created this guide to building levees that ...


    By AMCO Manufacturing, Inc.

  • Wide Area Mowing with 50HP

    When mounted on a compact tractor, the 4m Major Swift trailed roller mower delivers performance, efficiency and reliability for the dedicated team of groundskeepers at Blundell’s School in Devon If you were to look back through the annals of history, at the time of the passing of Queen Elizabeth 1st, just before Guy Fawkes was condemned for trying to blow up Parliament and, when the now ...


    By Major Equipment

  • MAJOR TDR20000 is a Gem in the Rough

    Pristine presentation, high productivity and exceptional manoeuvrability of the MAJOR TDR20000 trailed wide area mower impress discerning members and greenkeepers at The Royal Tara Golf Club. Nestled in the Cluide Woods amongst the Tara Hills in County Meath is a picturesque golf course with tree-lined fairways and rolling hills. Founded in 1906, The Royal Tara Golf Club is a gem ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Steer Smoothly this Harvest with OnTrac3!

    Do you prioritize simplicity in your operation? Adding OnTrac3™ to your combine this fall is a smart investment that can keep you on the track of efficient farming for years to come. This system can save you time and headaches with its easy transfer and installation features compatible with farm vehicles of any color: combines, ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Brake test on tractors

    Abstract This application note shows how Dewesoft products provide an effective solution for a quick validation of braking parameters in the field. The mobile measurement instruments and the easy to setup software are used for checking braking parameters according to regulations. At the same time, a similar solution is providing the testing tool in case of future troubles. ...


    By DEWESoft

  • What’s Best For Long Grass – A Topper Or A Flail Mower?

    After a few spring showers all of a sudden our pastures and meadows are becoming jungles as the grass shoots up overnight. If you’re in the market for a mower to attach to your compact tractor or quad bike, there are lots to choose from. Perhaps too much… With the bewildering range of different mowers available, what’s best for your needs? ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • 5 Essential Farm Implements For Smallholders

    What are your top tools or farm implements that make life as a smallholder that much easier? What’s on your Christmas wish list or gets regular use around your plot? We asked our team to share their essential implements and have created the Farm Tech Supplies Top 5 List of Farm Implements! If you have a trusted piece of farm equipment you couldn’t do without, ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • A History of Massey Ferguson Tractors

    We’ve recently acquired an old Massey Ferguson tractor, a MF35X. It’s a project we’re undertaking here at Farm Tech to restore it to its former glory and get this old workhorse running again. From our research we’ve discovered that our Little Red Fergie is a 60s child, production of this model in the UK started in 1962 from Massey Ferguson’s factor in Banner Lane ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • Which Compact Tractor Should I Buy?

    One of the more significant purchases a smallholder is likely to make is a compact tractor. If you’ve put off investing in one until now you may be worried about making the wrong choice and not getting the value you need out of your investment. Here we share some of the ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • Safe To Operate: Tractor Safety Checklist

    Accident prevention must be a top priority on farms today, especially when operating machinery like farm tractors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 750 farm workers are accidentally killed each year, and more than half of these fatalities are tractor related. Fortunately, the use of ROPS and a seat belt is estimated to be 99 percent effective in preventing death or serious ...

  • Tips And Vital Points For Solar Irrigation Projects

    The Article highlights important points that should be taken care of from planning to commissioning of a solar powered irrigation project. For example: points to consider during sizing of the project; defining the objectives of the project; study of the project site with respect to the historical site solar data and climate data. There are points to consider during installation of the project, ...


    By Bati Energy Private Limited

  • Remote Controlled Agitators: Cornell Pump Company Applications

    Cornell Pumps Helps Agitate the Liquid Fertilizer Industry –With New Cutter Pump Outperforming Expectations Site: Numerous animal farms in the Midwest The Problem: A leading Midwest company specializing in liquid manure wants to agitate an entire manure lagoon, without tying up personnel and farm equipment that could ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • The oil intensity of food

    Today we are an oil-based civilization, one that is totally dependent on a resource whose production will soon be falling. Since 1981, the quantity of oil extracted has exceeded new discoveries by an ever-widening margin. In 2008, the world pumped 31 billion barrels of oil but discovered fewer than 9 billion barrels of new oil. World reserves of conventional oil are in a free fall, dropping every ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

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