Don't Let It Lose Its Luster: How To Protect Your New Tractor


You've invested a lot of money into that new tractor, and the last thing you want is to have it fall apart on you. Unfortunately, if you're not taking proper care of your tractor, that's exactly what can happen to it. You might not realize this, but your tractor needs routine maintenance as much as your family car does; maybe more. Here are four simple yet effective steps you can take to extend the life of your new tractor.

18 June 2018

Three Tips For Pruning Your Plants


Pruning is an essential task for maintaining the health of your plants. Unfortunately, it can be common for those that are new to gardening to be fairly uncertain of the steps that they should take when pruning, and this can lead to some fairly serious problems. To help you avoid these hazards, you will want to be aware of the following few pruning tips. Sharpen Your Tools Before Pruning In order to avoid damaging the plant when pruning it, you will want to ensure that your pruning shears are as sharp as possible.

17 October 2016

Prepping Your Combine For Harvest


When you hit the field for harvest every year, you have zero time for anything else, and breakdowns can cost you time and serious money. Completing a maintenance checklist and planning for repairs before fall arrives can help ensure that your combine will perform the way you need it to. Minimizing problems and downtime in the fall can make a big difference in your bottom line.  Manufacturer's Manual As an agricultural expert, you may chafe at the notion of relying on the owner's manual.

25 July 2016

Two Work Boot Care Tips


To comfortably and effectively do your job, you need to have the right tools and equipment. For many people, this involves owning a pair of durable work boots. While work boots can keep your feet safe while also being comfortable, it is important to note that many people may not be familiar with the steps needed to maximize the lifespan of this article of clothing. By using these boot care tips, you can help ensure that your work boots last as long as possible before you need to replace them.

15 March 2016

Farmers: Routing More Water With Less Waste


If you're depending on a well pump to deliver water to crops and serve to livestock, there's a lot of potential waste that could leave you high and dry. Many ground water sources are replenished as other nearby water sources spread their contents and regular rain showers enter the area, but a dry season may mean poor or no water until the next big rain. Take a look at a few ways to make sure that every pump of your water source goes to a meaningful place after the well.

24 December 2015

3 Safety Tips To Follow When Using A Wood Chipper


Using a wood chipper can be a handy way to get rid of unwanted wood and to create mulch. You can rent a wood chipper to use for this purpose, but you have to be careful. Wood chippers can be dangerous, but following these safety tips will help you stay safe when you're using this piece of equipment. 1. Dress Properly for the Job First of all, you should make sure that you are dressed properly before using a wood chipper.

23 December 2015

Building A New Property And Worried About The Lawn? Have An Inground Sprinkler Installed Right Away


If you are building a new house and you are wondering what to do with landscaping, make sure you consider adding a sprinkler system to the project. Adding the sprinkler at the time of construction prevents you from having to dig the ground up at a later time, and there are many benefits. The sprinkler systems today include moisture detection, self-timers, wireless control and more. Here are just a few of the reasons you want to consider using a sprinkler system outside your home.

21 December 2015