It’s important to remember that mechanical maintenance and repair of the equipment on your farm or homestead will take a lot of time, expertise, and tools. While gathering shovels, buckets, and hoses, don’t forget that you’ll need the right tools to fix your truck, tractor, mower, chainsaw, and more. Here are some thoughts on what […]
Awhile back, we bought a late 70’s Massey Ferguson 230 tractor to help us on the homestead. What follows is an account of the experiences we have had with it. Most of it has been great but there have been a few surprises.
For a person not raised on a farm, or around machinery, the selection of a tractor is full of considerations. It is easily one of the most important homestead purchases one can make and will probably represent a substantial financial investment. Time, patience and care are required to find the tractor that “fits just right” […]