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COMPACT TRACTOR POWER HARROWS

Prices are exclusive of VAT and Delivery. Please call us on 01673 828 965 for the best delivery prices.

What is a Power Harrow?

A power harrow is an essential piece of agricultural equipment used for cultivating soil. It is designed to break up and turn over the soil, ensuring optimal conditions for sowing seeds and promoting healthy plant growth. Power harrows are used extensively in agriculture, horticulture, and landscaping applications. They are particularly suited for small farms, vineyards, orchards, greenhouses, seedbeds, and other soil preparation tasks.

 

In this article, we will discuss what power harrows are, how they work, and how to use them effectively. We will also introduce the FarmMaster Power Harrow, a range of high-quality power harrows available from Beckside Machinery.

 

How Does a Power Harrow Work?

Power harrows are equipped with vertical rotating cutters that break up the soil as they spin. These cutters can stop compaction of the soil, ensuring the best preparation of the seedbeds. The working depth of a power harrow is adjustable, allowing operators to tailor their approach according to the ground state. This is achieved using a one-hand spindle in combination with a support roller.

 

A power harrow's friction clutch on the PTO (power take-off) shaft protects both the harrow and the tractor from damage if overloaded. Additionally, a shear bolt PTO provides increased safety during operation. Power harrows are designed to retain water and nutrition within the soil, promoting healthy plant growth.

 

How to Use a Power Harrow?

To use a power harrow effectively, follow these steps:

 

  1. Attach the power harrow to your tractor: Ensure that your tractor is compatible with the power harrow model you are using. Connect the power harrow to the tractor's three-point hitch, ensuring that it is securely fastened.

     

  2. Adjust the working depth: Set the desired working depth using the one-hand spindle and support roller. This will depend on the type of soil and the specific requirements of your project.

     

  3. Engage the PTO shaft: Connect the PTO shaft from the tractor to the power harrow, ensuring that it is securely attached. Engage the PTO on your tractor, which will transfer power to the harrow's gearbox and rotating cutters.

     

  4. Begin harrowing: Drive the tractor forward, allowing the power harrow to work the soil as you move. Maintain a steady speed and ensure that the harrow is covering the entire area evenly.

     

  5. Monitor progress: Keep an eye on the soil as you work, ensuring that it is being adequately broken up and aerated. Adjust the working depth if necessary to achieve optimal results.

     

What Does a Power Harrow Do?

A power harrow performs several essential tasks in soil preparation:

 

  • Breaks up and turns over the soil, creating a fine tilth ideal for sowing seeds

  • Stops soil compaction, ensuring optimal seedbed preparation

  • Retains water and nutrition within the soil, promoting healthy plant growth

  • Aids in soil aeration, allowing roots to access vital nutrients and oxygen

Introducing the FarmMaster Power Harrow

FarmMaster Power Harrows are specially designed for small farms and offer excellent performance in soil aeration and seedbed preparation. These power harrows are available in three models, all of which can be purchased from Beckside Machinery:

 

1. PH-90 Compact Tractor Power Harrow:

 

  • Ideal for use with 20-80HP compact tractors

  • Single-speed cast-iron gearbox

  • 2pcs of "U" fashioned blades per rotor

  • Universal 3-point hitch, Cat. I & Cat.II

  • Includes heat-treated and ultra-hardened blade holder

2. PH-110 Compact Tractor Power Harrow:

 

  • Ideal for use with 25-80HP compact tractors

  • Single-speed cast-iron gearbox

  • 2pcs of "U" fashioned blades per rotor

  • Universal 3-point hitch, Cat. I & Cat.II

  • Includes heat-treated and ultra-hardened blade holder

3. PH-130 Compact Tractor Power Harrow:

 

  • Ideal for use with 25-80HP compact tractors

  • Single-speed cast-iron gearbox

  • 2pcs of "U" fashioned blades per rotor

  • Universal 3-point hitch, Cat. I & Cat.II

  • Includes heat-treated and ultra-hardened blade holder

In conclusion, power harrows are an essential piece of equipment for any farmer or landscaper looking to effectively prepare soil for planting. FarmMaster Power Harrows, available from Beckside Machinery, offer a range of high-quality options designed to meet the needs of small farms and other specialized applications. With their excellent performance and durability, these power harrows are an investment that will pay off in healthier, more productive soil.

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Our products comply with current EU safety guidelines and come with full CE certification for peace of mind.

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OPENING HOURS

  • Monday to Friday : 8.30 - 5 PM

  • Saturday: 9.30 - 12 noon

  • Sunday: Closed.

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