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a great read/resource: small farm equipment

Posted: March 28 2014

the farmers library
"Small Farm Equipment" covers many facets of equipment use and maintenance on the small- to mid-size farm. Topics include the following:

  • Mechanical concepts and terminology
  • Best practices and safety around farm equipment
  • Tools for maintenance
  • Tips for shop work
  • Regular maintenance tasks
  • Troubleshooting start-up problems
  • Common small equipment
  • Tractor operation and safety

Written to be accessible and straightforward—detailed, yet broad enough for the variety of skills needed on the diversified farm, Small Farm Equipment offers clear illustrations of tools, parts, and equipment throughout the text.
Small Farm Equipment offers various benefits to daily farm work: Reduce downtime from non-operational equipment. Learn common terminology to better communicate with mechanics and service personnel. Improve the quality of on-farm repairs with the proper tools and methods. Stay aware of safety and working standards on the small farm.
To learn more about this book or to buy it, check out the Farmer's Library Website. 

hudson, new york