The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery

Overview

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 ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (23) from $1.99   
  • New (11) from $4.62   
  • Used (12) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

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

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599214610
  • Publisher: Lyons Press, The
  • Publication date: 12/16/2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 805,854
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet 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.

Read More Show Less

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

 

 

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)