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With concrete being one of the most useful building materials, there are countless applications for its use on-farm. The most common uses of concrete are for shed floors and footings, bunkers, post footings and stockyards. 

While the process of laying concrete can be expensive, there are several options for those wishing to carry out the work themselves and save money.

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While there are many brands of stationary engine on the market, troubleshooting tips will apply to most models.
 
This article explains how to fault-find in an engine that refuses to start and outlines some of the more unusual problems that might be difficult to determine.

Air-cooled stationary engines power a range of farm equipment and are often called into duty after sitting idle for long periods.

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Farmers can overcome the frustrating job of loosening a nut or bolt in a tight spot with a range of specialist hand tools.

Sometimes it seems manufacturers fail to consider service access when designing machinery. Difficult-to-access areas are often too tight to fit a hand, let alone a spanner as well.

Specialist hand tools may seem expensive but they can prove invaluable of a wide range of servicing tasks. In some cases, manufacturers may even supply specialist service tools for their particular machinery.

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High on the list of priorities for many small farmers who don't already own one is the purchase of a suitable tractor. A tractor is the ultimate piece of machinery, its versatility means it can be applied to a wide range of jobs, irrespective of farming venture. Some small farmers may not even need the services of a tractor; contracting out any work may be the cheaper option compared to the purchase and maintenance of a tractor and implements.

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