Deep tillage plough pre-season maintenance and pre-start checklist

Deep tillage plough pre-season maintenance and pre-start checklist

Use the following checklist as part of the pre-season checks on your deep ripper to make sure you're machine is ready to go and to minimise downtime from faults This article provides some basic information on pre-season and daily checks needed to keep deep rippers in optimal working conditions.  

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How to secure the #8 blade to the shank

How to secure the #8 blade to the shank

The #8 Shank Assembly is a rugged and dependable tool for deep ripping. However if the blades are not secured properly they will come off easily. You can prevent this from happening by following these steps.   

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How to calibrate the Agrowdrill AD140

How to calibrate the Agrowdrill AD140

Improved metering comes from correctly calibrating your seed drill, resulting in more cost-efficient sowing. There are four steps for calibrating your AD140 or AD130 seed drill. Note that these steps are only for the main boxes. For help calibrating your small seeds box, refer to page 34 of  

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How to perform a manual bleed on the #9 Hydraulic Shank

How to perform a manual bleed on the #9 Hydraulic Shank

Prevent premature wear and ensure correct shank breakout by purging air from your hydraulic system  

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Deep ripping in sandy soils

Deep ripping in sandy soils

Why turn to deep ripping? "Subsurface compaction is a widespread constraint in WA cropping areas. Estimates suggest that 14 million of 18.8 million hectares of agricultural land have a moderate to high risk of subsoil compaction.” (DAGF, 2015) Farmers in Western Australia are now turning to deep  

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