6 tips to choose the right agricultural machinery

By gobind In Australia On September 26, 2019

Choosing the right agriculture machinery can be a daunting task as you might across many options in the market but it’s often difficult to figure out the perfect fit that solves your agricultural needs.

Today, modern farmers have very easy access to almost all types of farm machinery that are used in various agricultural practices for different operations. However, to ensure there’s enough productivity in the agricultural sector, farmers have to make good choices when selecting their farm tools, because choosing the right farm equipment is a key factor in ensuring maximum farm output.

Before investing in any agricultural machinery, a farmer should be certain and hands-down confident that the machinery is appropriate for his farming needs. Using the correct equipment and cutting down on labour costs can make his agricultural business profitable.

Profits are increased, and crops are grown more quickly when farmers use quality agriculture equipment. Soil and climatic conditions have a significant impact on the efficiency of any agricultural machinery. For this reason, farmers need to think about numerous factors before purchasing agricultural equipment to receive the expected results.

So, how to make the right choice when choosing agricultural machinery that yields more productivity anf profits in return? Let’s dive into this blog as Gobind explores and breaks down 6 easy tips that can help you narrow down your process of researching and choosing the perfect agricultural machinery for you.

  • Prepare a list of needed machinery

There’s a very vast number of farm equipment like compact tractors, tractor equipment, the harvester tool, pick-up trucks, and even livestock farming equipment. Identify your needs and make a list of all the machinery that you need.

Once you do this, you will be better equipped to make wise decisions and will be less likely for your investment to go in vain as it would prevent you from investing in machinery that’s actually not needed.

  • Estimate your budget

Knowing how much you have to spend is as important and vital as knowing what you need to buy. So, consider having a clear picture of your budget – both overall and for a particular purchase.

Before you react to a supplier’s offer or place an order, you should have a crystal clear understanding of your budget, both in general and for the specific purchase you want to make.

  • Availability of Repairing Facility or Service Center

It is also quintessential to make sure that the parts or machinery service centre of the manufacturer or farm machinery brand is available nearby. To avoid service centre search efforts and any interruptions at the crucial time of farming operations, a farmer should already have the service centre or repair facility contact details.

This will help save time and prevent interruptions in your most critical agriculture tasks. 

  • Type of soil

Before buying any farm machinery, a farmer should be well aware of the soil structure as subject to the type of the soil, it needs to be decided whether the heavier or lighter machine would be suitable. For instance for a farm with light soil a farm machine with higher earth clearance but minimum weight is suitable. A plough may work differently in soils with different textures and moisture contents.

For a farm with light soil, farm equipment with a greater ground clearance yet as light as possible would be appropriate. The way a plough operates can change depending on the texture and moisture level of the soil.

  • Choose the best quality

Explore extensive farm tools you’re considering in terms of their quality and price or ask experienced dealers to avail you of a vast array of information to get good present ideas of equipment options, models, and prices. Consider purchasing only from well-known and reputed agricultural implements manufacturers in the industry as this will help ensure that you do not have spare parts or maintenance issues.

  • Size of the machinery

When determining the amount of equipment you require, one of the most important factors to consider is the scale and size of your business. Many farmers choose to reduce their machinery by purchasing small farm machinery that does not need much storage space or fuel and that’s where they go wrong. You want to make sure that the size of the apparatus you use is appropriate for the task at hand, neither too big nor too small.

Gobind is one of the leading and undisputed manufacturers of Agricultural Implements in India. We have accomplished a highly coveted industrial journey to become a recognized brand manufacturing agricultural products like Rotavator,  Cultivator,  Harrow, Thresher etc.