Star Wars Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN!

Weekly drawing for $100 credit. Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

More at Powell's


Recently Viewed clear list


The Powell's Playlist | June 18, 2014

Daniel H. Wilson: IMG The Powell’s Playlist: Daniel H. Wilson



Like many writers, I'm constantly haunting coffee shops with a laptop out and my headphones on. I listen to a lot of music while I write, and songs... Continue »
  1. $18.87 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Robogenesis

    Daniel H. Wilson 9780385537094

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$14.95
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
1 Remote Warehouse Agriculture- General

The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery: Practical Hints for Handymen

by

The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery: Practical Hints for Handymen Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

A turn-of-the-20th-century classic

This comprehensive and classic text, originally published in the early 1900s to assist farmers and farm mechanics instructors, was the first book 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 provides detailed information and instructions on how to use and care for dozens of different machines—including:

 
plows

harrows

tillers

spreaders

drill cultivators

sowers

diggers

harvesters

pickers

presses

mowers

binders

planters

pulverizers

loaders

listers

rotary hoes

Synopsis:

A turn-of-the-20th-century classic

This comprehensive and classic text, originally published in the early 1900s to assist farmers and farm mechanics instructors, was the first book 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 provides detailed information and instructions on how to use and care for dozens of different machines—including:  plows

harrows

tillers

spreaders

drill cultivators

sowers

diggers

harvesters

pickers

presses

mowers

binders

planters

pulverizers

loaders

listers

rotary hoes

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. 2

Plow Bottoms… p. 2

Walking Plows… p. 15

Riding Plows… p. 18

Tractor Plows… p. 29 

      Disk Plows… p. 37

     Wheatland Implements… p. 42

Chapter 2: Disk Harrows… p. 46

Chapter 3: Harrows, Pulverizers, Field Cultivators… p. 51

 

Part Two – Planting

 

Chapter 4: Grain Drills… p. 55

Chapter 5: Corn Planters… p. 65

Chapter 6: Cotton and Corn Planters… p. 74

Chapter 7: Listers… p. 79

Chapter 8: Potato Planters… p. 85

 

Part Three – Cultivating

 

Chapter 9: Rotary Hoes… p. 90

Chapter 10: Shovel Cultivators… p. 93

      Tractor Cultivators… p. 100

Chapter 11: Disk Cultivators… p. 103

Chapter 12: Listed Crop Cultivators… p. 105

 

Part Four – Harvesting

 

Chapter 13: Grain Binders… p. 110

Chapter 14: Combine Harvesters… p. 129

Chapter 15: Corn Binders… p. 139

Chapter 16: Ensilage Harvesters… p. 148

Chapter 17: Corn Pickers… p. 152

Chapter 18: Potato Diggers… p. 159

Chapter 19: Mowers… p. 161

      Tractor Mowers… p. 174

Chapter 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. 216

Chapter 22: Farm Engines… p. 218

 

Part Six – Soil Fertility

 

Chapter 23: Manure Spreaders… p. 224

Chapter 24: Lime and Fertilizer Sowers… p. 231

Appendix of Useful Information… p. 233

 

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781599214610
Author:
Deere, John
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Manufactured:
Lyons Press
Subject:
Equipment, Appliances & Supplies
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Machinery
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
175 bandw photos and line drawings
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Other books you might like

  1. Across the Top of the World: To the... Used Hardcover $1.00
  2. The Kitchen Book: The Essential... Used Trade Paper $2.25
  3. Cooking with Fire and Smoke Used Trade Paper $3.95
  4. GM Lumina/Grand Prix/Cutlass... Used Trade Paper $14.95
  5. Garden Projects for the Backyard... New Trade Paper $19.95
  6. Kitchen & Bath Project Costs Planning & Used Trade Paper $1.00

Related Subjects

Engineering » Construction » Farm Machinery
Engineering » Construction » Heavy Machinery
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General

The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery: Practical Hints for Handymen New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$14.95 In Stock
Product details 248 pages Lyons Press - English 9781599214610 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A turn-of-the-20th-century classic

This comprehensive and classic text, originally published in the early 1900s to assist farmers and farm mechanics instructors, was the first book 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 provides detailed information and instructions on how to use and care for dozens of different machines—including:  plows

harrows

tillers

spreaders

drill cultivators

sowers

diggers

harvesters

pickers

presses

mowers

binders

planters

pulverizers

loaders

listers

rotary hoes

spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.