brush hog size to match tractor

 Five Mistakes To Avoid When Buying a Tractor I recently got an email from a viewer shopping for a sub-compact tractor. He said he wants a cab, he’s going to be using it to brush hog and clear timber, and he also wants a 5′ cutter. He asked me what brand I’d recommend. And…

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front end loader tractor option

 What Tractor Options Do You Really Want? If you’re buying a tractor, there are options you need to know about so you get the ones that are exactly what you want. Many of the options are difficult or impossible to add after you buy a tractor, so it’s important to get it right the…

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land champ for spraying fence lines

Do I Need to Spray My Fenceline? Fenceline spraying seems to be a debatable issue. There are some who say it’s essential. These folks are concerned that when tall weeds and grass touch an electric fence it can cause a drain. They also point to the fact that the constant charge will cause a burned…

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Flush the 3 point sprayer before winter

Seven Reasons to Winterize Your 3 Point Hitch Spray Like all your expensive farm equipment, your three point hitch sprayer needs to be maintained so it is ready to work when you are. And, of course, proper routine maintenance means your sprayer will last longer. You’ll avoid the cracking and other problems that happen when…

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tractor inside machine barn

  Do I Need to Store My Equipment Inside? I recently got a question from Robert about storing his equipment inside. He has a disk that’s stored in a lean-to outbuilding, and he’s noticing that it’s getting rust on the blades. He asked if he should he be doing something different with it, as…

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too large a sprayer can be dangerous

My old friend Mark and I spent some time talking about pesticide use and sprayers. Mark’s an expert on spray and sprayers. He sold chemicals for a company, and he’s also sold a lot of sprayers at S&H Farm Supply in Rogersville, Missouri. That’s where we made a series of videos about sprayers. Lots…

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farm dawn-farm chores time

Fall. Farm and ranch chores slow down just a bit, but when you live on the land, you know there are always things waiting for you to do. Are you growing crops as a small farmer, managing livestock, or enjoying the life of a weekend farmer? No matter your lifestyle, you know that machinery and…

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3-point dial hidden by your seat

I get lots of questions about tractor issues and how to fix them. Here’s three service issues that are really easy to diagnose and fix. In fact, they can be fixed in under 30 seconds! The Loader Won’t Work One of the frequent questions I get is about loaders. Folks complain that their loader just…

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tractor panel missing parts

Side Panel or Headlight Bezel Broken on Your Tractor? I’ve had a problem with the side panels on my tractor ever since I bought it. And that’s an expensive repair. A viewer of mine had a similar problem with broken parts, and found a great way for us all to save money with certain…

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maintenance- first read the user manual

What To Check Every Time You Use Your Tractor The Four Most Important Things Seems like when I talk to a new tractor owner ,there’s often a question about what to check every time you use your tractor. Truth is, whether you have a brand new machine or an older tractor, there are some things…

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