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how to operate a round baler

How To Operate A Round Baler?

Round balers are one of the most common pieces of equipment on hay farms. They produce high-quality round bales of harvested crops and have the functionality to wrap them just after pressing the hay together. They are efficient and effective, but that doesn’t mean that they are simple to operate. While it may seem like … Read more

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How To Install A Plow On An ATV?

On your farm, an ATV is as useful as the number of attachments you can afford to buy. People have made multitaskers out of ATVs, attaching all manner of tools on them such as snow plows, trailers, hay dollies and even lawn mowers.  Something else you can attach is a farming plow. Because pulling a … Read more

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How To Restore Faded Plastic On ATV {Video Inside}

Because ATVs spend most of their time outdoors, their plastic body can quickly appear aged and faded. Regular interaction with mud, water, and dirt makes things worse.  A well worked farming ATV may also experience cracks in the plastic and windshield, from exposure to the elements and impact from small rocks and branches.  In this … Read more

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How To Clean A Carburetor On An ATV?

While carburetors are no longer present in modern vehicles, ATVs, smaller motorcycles and certain equipment like lawn mowers still use them.  The carburetor in your ATV mixes air and fuel in the right proportions, so that the engine always has the right amount of power. For instance, when you press the throttle to speed up, … Read more

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How To Ride An ATV: A Simple Guide

When you see others do it, riding an ATV seems fun and even easy. But get on one and it’s not as easy as pressing the throttle and riding off. Without proper practice, it’s easy to tip or even overturn on an ATV. Just look up ATV fails on YouTube.  While older 3-wheel ATVs were known … Read more

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How To Farm Using An ATV: A Simple Guide

Farmers have a range of options when it comes to motorised equipment on their farms.  Tractors are great for power especially for demanding tasks like tilling and transport, but they are pricey. Pickup trucks are fast and powerful, but are pricey and are limited only to mobility and transport.  An alternative option is an ATV. … Read more

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Who Makes The Best Round Baler?

Round balers are the most commonly used balers in the industry. That means if you are in the market for a round baler, you have quite a few brands and models to choose from. While budget and nearby dealers may limit your selection a bit, you can easily still spend hours researching the pros and … Read more

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What Does A Baler Do On A Farm?

Cutting and raking a crop is only half of the battle. A baler is necessary to take those harvested crops and make them more convenient to transport, store, and/or sell. Without a baler, farming could be a lot more labor-intensive, to say the least. But, knowing whether or not your farm or homestead is ready … Read more

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Cultivator Maintenance: What You Should Know

A cultivator can be one of the best tools on your homestead for prepping new planting areas and keeping existing crop plots free from weeds that steal nutrients and hydration. Cultivator maintenance is typically overlooked by many farming enthusiasts, and the machinery ends up not taken care of and working in a less-than-optimal way. So, … Read more

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