PTO Safety: Careful, You Might NEED That Arm

PTO Safety: Careful, You Might NEED That Arm

Warning to our readers: Nelson Tractor Company’s blog posts are intended to give you tips on what works best from our opinion. We strongly recommend consulting on your owners’ manual as the ultimate guide. The power take off (PTO) shaft is what powers implements that...
Safe Farm Tractor Operation

Safe Farm Tractor Operation

Tractors are the most common piece of farm equipment in use today and are essential to a huge number of daily tasks performed on the farm. They provide the power that is necessary for high production agricultural operations. They are used to transport supplies,...
How to Use a Subsoiler to Get Rid of Standing Water

How to Use a Subsoiler to Get Rid of Standing Water

A subsoiler is a useful tool to have when you have a patch of hardpan on your terrain that water won’t drain through and you need to eliminate a big puddle. Hardpan refers to soil compaction that lies between the topsoil and the subsoil. It’s a potentially...
How to Free a Tractor Stuck in the Mud

How to Free a Tractor Stuck in the Mud

No matter how careful you are and how precisely you follow proper procedures while operating, chances are good that your tractor will eventually get stuck in the mud. This could be with or without an implement attached. Don’t worry, there are a few precautions you can...
How to Tie Down Farm Equipment for Transport

How to Tie Down Farm Equipment for Transport

Warning to our readers: Nelson Tractor Company’s blog posts are intended to give you tips on what works best based on our opinion. We strongly recommend consulting on your owners’ manual as the ultimate guide. When transporting equipment like tractors and mowers, it...
How To Handle Large Round Bales

How To Handle Large Round Bales

Large hay bales can weigh anywhere in the range of 500 to 2500 pounds, and anything that big can be pretty dangerous. When handling huge bales, it’s very important to follow safe handling and storage procedures, and critical to use the right equipment for the job....