Simplify hauling and towing chores with these add-ons, including bed drawers, a receiver hitch lock, air lifts, and a quick-clamping bucket hitch.
Rezac Land & Livestock is a multi-generation farm with 700 to 800 cows, 2,000 to 3,000 stocker calves, 500 to 1,000 head of fat cattle, and row-crops, including corn, soybeans, and wheat.
Check out these great tool innovations featured in the Successful Farming show.
This 12-piece Ratchet & Socket Set from Milwaukee, offered with either ⅜-inch standard or metric sockets, features a slim-profile ratchet with a pivoting head. In addition, the ratchet engages within a 5° swinging arc allowing for short strokes of the tool in tight spaces. Plus, the sockets feature Milwaukee’s proprietary desig to reduce stripping and breaking. The set retails for $69.99. Go to milwaukeetool.com.
Sure, most trucks made after 2007 use DEF, but such semis offer a far better buy.
Modern equipment is filled with electronics and is very ground-circuit sensitive, says Successful Farming’s Engine Man.
Analyzing engine fluids such as engine oil is a great predictor of future mechanical failure since you can identify excessive wear in an engine, says Successful Farming’s Engine Man.
Delays in planting will tempt farmers to bump up the speed when planting this month. But doing so could lead to yield-limiting compaction, warns Dennis Bollig of Dragotec USA.
A proper fuel additive should include a cetane boost, anti-gel, lubricity, fuel stabilizer, injector cleaner, water dispersant, and sludge remover.
2014 model year balers offer a sweet spot of potential dealer pricing.