Equipment

Farm Machinery Days for Small and Part-time Farmers

http://www.nraes.org/publications/nraes45.html

Small farmers are often at an economic disadvantage when it comes to machinery. A number of options are available to those who wish to overcome competitive disadvantages such as small cash flows and production levels. This publication discusses these options and outlines methods to help reduce machinery costs. Included are methods small farmers can use to obtain machinery and common errors first-time machinery purchasers can avoid. 10 papers are included. 55 pages. Item NRAES-45. $10 plus S&H. Available from NRAES General Agriculture Publications.

Call or write to:

NRAES Cooperative Extension
P.O. Box 4557
Ithaca, NY 14852-4557
Phone: (607) 255-7654
Fax: (607) 254-8770
E-mail: 

Used Farm Equipment: Assessing Quality, Safety, and Economics

http://www.nraes.org/publications/nraes25.html

This handbook shows the buyer how to inspect machinery for the reliability of its components and the quality of its safety features. The economics of owning and operating used machinery are covered, and methods of acquiring equipment are discussed. Several farm safety tips are highlighted in the publication, which also features 90 detailed illustrations. 34 pages. Item NRAES-25. $7 plus S&H. Available fromNRAES General Agriculture Publications.

Call or write to:

NRAES Cooperative Extension
P.O. Box 4557
Ithaca, NY 14852-4557
Phone: (607) 255-7654
Fax: (607) 254-8770
E-mail: 

The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/
1585741574/104-3331314-2358306?v=glance

This comprehensive textbook, originally published in the early 1900s, was intended to assist farm mechanics instructors in their courses. This was the first book on the subject to deal exclusively with the operation, care, and repair of farm machines. The book offers detailed information and instruction on how to use and care for dozens of different machines, including: plows, harrows, tillers, spreaders, cultivators, sowers, diggers, harvesters, pickers, presses, mowers, binders, planters, pulverizers, loaders, drills, listers, and rotary hoes.

248 pages. $10.36. Visit the web site to order from Amazon.com.


Farm Machinery Days for Small and Part-Time Farmers

http://www.nraes.org/publications/nraes45.html

Discusses options and methods on how to reduce machinery costs, how to purchase machinery, and errors to avoid.

55 pages. Item NRAES-45. $10 plus S&H. Available from NRAES General Agriculture Publications.

Call or write to:

NRAES Cooperative Extension
P.O. Box 4557
Ithaca, NY 14852-4557
Phone: (607) 255-7654
Fax: (607) 254-8770
E-mail: 

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