Agricultural Farm Equipments

Agricultural farm equipments are used in cultivating agricultural areas. There are various farm equipments used in farming.

Using efficient farm machinery ensures to generate good produce.

Like any other industry, farming also evolves because of the industrial revolution. Farming has become lot easier due to the development of complicated machines used in the cultivating the land as well as the crops. Likewise, farming methods also play important role in making a great leap in agriculture. The early years of farming harvest grains and cereals by using sharp blades and swaths are cut by wheeled machines. However, due to the innovation of technology, farming also takes advantage with the innovation.

Different Farming Equipments

Instead of using domesticated animals like horses, farming nowadays becomes easier through the help of the following farm equipments:

  • Traction engine - One of the most helpful equipments is the traction engine that serves multipurpose. The steam engines take the place of horses and it is equipped with pulley that enables stationary machines to move.
  • Diesel engine –This equipment serves as the main source of power for the tractor engines. This makes harvesting efficient and fast.

The farm equipments help in tilling the ground, planting seed as well as performing other tasks. By using the right equipment farmers can easily prepare the soil for future planting. As much as possible if you are cultivating a farm you should be knowledgeable about different farm equipments that you can use in farming. Using a seeder is an ideal way of planting seeds equally in the area to be planted. Drills are used in planting some crops and transplanters help in transplanting the seedlings in the field.

On the other hand, the farming equipment that you should use depends on the size and type of operation. In like manner, when buying farm equipments you should choose the appropriate style that can work best in your farm. Keep in mind that farming equipments are investment that is why you should consider every dollars you spend. That is why before purchasing equipment you should determine the kind of equipment you need. Likewise, you should consider things on how you will use the farm equipments whether concentrating on crops or caring for animals.

You can decide either to purchase used farm equipments or you will buy a new one. However, when you choose to buy used equipments make sure to be meticulous so that you can obtain the machinery that would serve best in your farm and worth your money. Nevertheless, if you are new in the agricultural business you should seek help from longtime farmers in purchasing agricultural farm equipments. Moreover, if you are just starting up your farm you should consider buying used farm equipments in order not to exhaust your finances while starting your farm.


  • Mariavil Caralos said on December 5, 2012
    Hi, I'm from Davao del Sur - Philippines, I do have 10 hectares of fertile land and I would like to start for a sugarcane farming wherein my agricultural lots is just 100kms away from the Sugarcane factory. Can you please give me some important tips to consider in order for me to gain of this kind of farming. Thank you very much.
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    my name is ramprasad, i am a fertilizer dealer in india, in my area people dependent on maize cultivation. but in our area suffers with cyclones and the maize have lot of moisture so please find to me a drier for maize
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  • Jovita Byamugisha said on August 22, 2020
    I am a Ugandan. A retired civil servant. I have been assisted with three acres of land where I planted bananas on two acres and trees on one acre. I am, however, unable to pay the labor costs and for some inputs like manure. ai would appreciate it if I was assisted with funds to manage the farm. Best regards


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