5 Different Types of Tractors
Have you ever wondered how Tractors work in the field of the agricultural industry? If yes, you may be wondering how they work in the paddock, how they contribute to the growing of crops, how their features work?
A lot of people are still uneducated about the wonders and benefits of agriculture. Yes, you can search on the internet “How Tractors Work” or “The Benefits of Tractors” and yet you still can’t fully understand how they work. Do you want to know the reason why? It’s because Tractors have a specific use for a specific type of job. Just like your shoes, you have specific shoes for running, specific shoes for hiking, or for playing sports.
Machines That Are Built For Your Farming Needs.
Small built tractor for small environments, this type of tractor is mainly used for easy gardening works such as maintaining garden and grass areas as they are commonly found with mid mount mowers. They are usually designed to have a lower horsepower because of their ability to work on smaller scale properties. A lighter machine for a lesser footprint.
- Utility Tractor
A general-purpose machine, this type of tractor is designed for every day use around the farm. Utility Tractors usually have a horse power range from 45 HP to 120 HP because of their maneuverability but still with enough power to get the job done.
- Open Farming/Large Scale Tractors
- Row Crop Tractors
Row Crop Tractors are designed for planting and maintaining crops on farms. A row crop tractor can sow crops in rows wide enough to allow it to be tilled or otherwise cultivated by agricultural machinery to limit damage and therefore receive the utmost productivity and maximizing your returns. Row crop tractors may be used for power-harrowing, speed discing, seeding and most importantly, spraying.
Which Tractor is Better?
Depending on your Farming Needs/Agricultural Needs, you should always know your main goal or specific task to maximize the usability and efficiency of the tractor that you choose.
Always remember the following priorities when you’re confused about picking the right tractor for you.
Choose Based On
- Top Priority Task
- Area or size of Environment to work with
- 4Wheel Drive or 2Wheel Drive Tractor
- Cabin or ROPS
- Horse Power (HP)
Once you’ve gathered all the information you need, then it’s time to test drive a few and ensure you are comparing ‘apples for apples’.
Always keep in mind that regular maintenance is a key factor to ensuring your tractor lasts for a very long time.