The Tractor Ploughing Manual
The Society of Ploughmen Official Handbook
Whether you enjoy restoring tractors, are an new plough operator, or want to enter ploughing competitions, you’ll want the guidance of The Tractor Ploughing Manual, 2nd Edition!
- The types of plough and how to set them up properly
- Competitive tractor ploughing and its main classes: vintage mounted and trailed; world-type conventional ploughing; and reversible ploughing
- A short history of ploughs and ploughing
- 200 illustrations including 150 specially commissioned color photos
The Tractor Ploughing Manual is written for those new to ploughing who need the basics for farm work, as well as the growing number of competitors at ploughing matches. This updated second edition includes the current rules for international match ploughing, the scoring system, and ploughing organizations throughout the world.
Inside these 128 information-packed pages, you’ll find information on the types of plough (or plow) and how to set them up properly, the main classes of competitive tractor ploughing (vintage mounted and trailed, world-type conventional ploughing, and reversible ploughing), a short history of ploughs, and 200 illustrations. Among the included 200 illustrations, there are over 150 color photographs specially commissioned to show good practices in detail, as well as faults and how to correct them.
Author Brian Bell lives in Suffolk where he was formerly Vice Principal of Otley College. He has written over 25 books and DVDs on farm machinery and contributes to several specialist magazines. He has been awarded the MBE for his services to agriculture.
Well written and clearly illustrated, covering all ploughing disciplines, and written for the developing ploughman without too much focus on advanced techniques, this is a must-have for aspiring champions!
Second edition (July 2021)
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