Farm Equipment

What is a Scythe Used for

The Scythe: How To Use It & More

The scythe is an essential agricultural hand implement used by people in many parts of the world. It has a slightly curved blade fitted to a long curving shaft, often with two additional handles projecting from it. The origin of the scythe is unknown, but the first records begin in Europe around the 8th century … Read more

What is the Difference Between a Sickle and a Scythe

The Sickle: How To Use It & More

A sickle is an ancient tool used for the harvesting of cereal crops and for clearing land. It has existed for many thousands of years, being made from materials of the time. Early on, these were flint and bone, while they are hardened steel and plastic in the present day. A sickle blade is usually … Read more

farm hand tools and their uses

35 Farm Hand Tools And Their Uses

For jobs around the homestead, having the proper hand tools is essential. Equipping yourself with the best tools for the job makes everything much quicker and easier, getting things done correctly the first time around. Chainsaws and weed whackers have their place but aren’t always reliable. Hand tools get the job done without the need … Read more

how to clean utv interior

How To Clean UTV Interior?

Unless you’ve decked out your side by side with a full cab enclosure, your UTV’s interior is going to get dirty. Dust will coat every surface of the interior, and you may find piles of sand on the floor. If you often ride on muddy trails, you’ll find mud caked all over.  Luckily, you don’t have … Read more

How well do UTV snow plows work

How Does A UTV Snow Plow Work?

A UTV snow plow is a great choice if you need to clear a lot of snow from a long driveway or a parking lot.  It’s better and easier than manually shoveling snow, and cheaper than hiring a snow plow service (if you already have a UTV).  Most farming UTVs can easily handle snow plowing. … Read more

How do you clean the inside of a UTV

How To Buy Wheels And Tires For Your UTV?

The kind and quality of wheels and tires on your UTV matters a great deal for performance, comfort and safety.  In this guide, we tell you everything you need to know about buying the right wheels and tires for your farming UTV.  What are the Different Types of UTV Tires? The first thing you need … Read more

why wear a helmet on a utv

Why Wear A Helmet On A UTV?

While UTVs have several safety features such as a roll cage and seat belts, you still need to wear a helmet when riding a UTV.  An accident can still happen, causing serious injury to your head. Even if you don’t hit the ground or a tree, you could hit your head against a part of … Read more

What Do You Need to Clean the Inside of an ATV

How To Make A Windshield For A UTV?

Buying a windshield for your UTV could easily set you back more than $200, or double that for high-end windshields with special coatings. Add a rear windshield, and your budget will be at least $500. Read on to learn more about how to make a windshield for a UTV by yourself. Why Go The DIY … Read more

How Fast Can An ATV Go

How To Charge An ATV Battery With Car Charger?

Even though your ATV’s engine charges the battery while you are riding (via the stator), it’s usually not enough to keep the battery topped up.  You may even find that starting the engine, using headlights, and operating equipment such as a winch use more power from the battery than the engine puts in.  Unless you … Read more

How to tighten chain on ATV

How To Tighten Chain On ATV?

If the chain on your ATV is too loose, you may experience some jerky movement when accelerating. You may also hear a clicking noise caused by the chain missing some of the teeth in the sprocket.  The worst that can happen is the chain coming right off.  Luckily, ATV chains are designed to be tightened … Read more

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