Working inside the cab of a tractor during the heat of the day can be a very hot experience without a fully functioning air conditioner. Doing a tractor A/C checkup before the season begins can make sure your A/C doesn't go out one day in the field.
In three easy steps, you can check and troubleshoot if your tractor A/C is working.
Farmers need a good baler to harvest hay successfully. These machines are designed to quickly gather your harvest and create bales that you can easily move from your field to where they are needed on your property. Nowadays, there are many baler options to choose from and you’ll want to ensure you’re selecting the correct equipment for the needs of your operation.
By sticking to a consistent maintenance schedule and using your skid steer equipment as intended, you can extend its life and avoid unwanted downtime and the associated costs.
Like most farm equipment, you should assess several components of a skid steer before and after using it. A checklist can help you create a defined process for examining your machine. Follow this checklist for effective skid steer maintenance.
As the ground thaws and you prepare for Spring, consider adding fence repairs to your list of to-dos. Heavy snow and ice can damage fence posts, wires, and gates. Wild animals can accidentally pull sections down. Downed trees and limbs may have taken out portions of your fence as well. A failing fence should be remedied as soon as possible to avoid further damage and repairs.
Over the recent years, there have been changes to the sales tax laws in most states. The biggest change is that most online purchases are now taxable. Since most of the products All States Ag Parts sells are exempt when used for farming, we thought we'd let you know how you can remain tax-exempt when ordering on our website. Here's some information to help keep you exempt from sales tax.
Buried somewhere beneath the sheetmetal, under the gas tank, or stuffed in front of the radiator is the battery. This elusive and neglected component of the tractor is the hardest to get to when it is dead and in need of a jump. But usually, the storage battery is a storehouse of electrical energy waiting to be released a the flick of a switch. A few maintenance tips and periodic cleaning will keep it charged for the duration of its life span.
Buying any equipment can be challenging. It takes research and a reasonable amount of time to find what you need within your budget. Finding an excellent second-hand skid steer, for instance, can be even more difficult. The task can be overwhelming and frustrating with so many outlets to find used skid steers — local dealers, live and online auctions, and fellow producers looking to make an upgrade.
Instead of new, buying used equipment can be an intelligent way to reduce investment costs and increase profit margins. With used equipment comes uncertainty and the unknown can be scary and costly.