The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery

The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery

by John Deere

Hardcover(Second Edition)

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This comprehensive and classic text, originally published in the early 1900’s, was written to assist farmers and mechanics instructors, and was the first book on the subject to deal exclusively with the operation, care, and repair of farm machines. Divided into six distinctive sections ranging from the preparation of the seed bed to harvesting, The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery offers detailed information and instructions 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 Rotary hoes

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599214610
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/16/2008
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John Deere (1804–1886) was an American blacksmith and manufacturer who founded Deere & Company, the largest agricultural and construction equipment manufacturers in the world.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Part One – Preparation of the Seed Bed Chapter 1: Plows… p. 2Plow Bottoms… p. 2Walking Plows… p. 15Riding Plows… p. 18Tractor Plows… p. 29 Disk Plows… p. 37 Wheatland Implements… p. 42Chapter 2: Disk Harrows… p. 46Chapter 3: Harrows, Pulverizers, Field Cultivators… p. 51 Part Two – Planting Chapter 4: Grain Drills… p. 55Chapter 5: Corn Planters… p. 65Chapter 6: Cotton and Corn Planters… p. 74Chapter 7: Listers… p. 79Chapter 8: Potato Planters… p. 85 Part Three – Cultivating Chapter 9: Rotary Hoes… p. 90Chapter 10: Shovel Cultivators… p. 93 Tractor Cultivators… p. 100Chapter 11: Disk Cultivators… p. 103Chapter 12: Listed Crop Cultivators… p. 105 Part Four – Harvesting Chapter 13: Grain Binders… p. 110Chapter 14: Combine Harvesters… p. 129Chapter 15: Corn Binders… p. 139Chapter 16: Ensilage Harvesters… p. 148Chapter 17: Corn Pickers… p. 152Chapter 18: Potato Diggers… p. 159Chapter 19: Mowers… p. 161 Tractor Mowers… p. 174Chapter 20: Hay Rakes, Loaders, and Presses… p. 177 Part Five – Power on the Farm Chapter 21: Tractors… p. 191 General Purpose Tractors… p. 207 Standard Tread Tractors… p. 216Chapter 22: Farm Engines… p. 218 Part Six – Soil Fertility Chapter 23: Manure Spreaders… p. 224Chapter 24: Lime and Fertilizer Sowers… p. 231Appendix of Useful Information… p. 233

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