In our communications with customers, we often field questions about the differences between brush hogs and flail mowers. Many people think that the two types of mowers are completely interchangeable; however, each type of mower is different enough to be suitable for different mowing conditions. To understand the uses of each type of mower, it

Calculating Hay Yields

Thursday, 03 May 2018 by

“How much hay can I expect to get from my ‘x’ number of acres?” One of the most frequent questions we hear from our customers who are considering making the jump to haying independence is, “How much hay can I expect to get from my ‘x’ number of acres?” While we wish there were an

You can bale when your pasture is at its nutritional peak—not when the farmer down the road gets around to it. Do you operate a small farm? Do you own a little livestock and a few acres of hay pasture? Are you tired of waiting until the farmer down the road gets around to baling

Did you know that Tractor Tools Direct, a company specializing in compact hay-baling equipment, can help you to tailor a hay-making package to fit the needs of your alpaca operation? Our mini mowers, rakes and balers can be run by tractors with as little as 25 HP. With its compact size, this machinery is much

Embrace the mini! Did you know that Tractor Tools Direct, a company specializing in compact hay-baling equipment, can help you to tailor a hay-making package to fit the needs of your miniature horse farm? Our mini mowers, rakes and balers can be run by tractors with as little as 25 HP. With its compact size,

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Power Harrows for Market Gardens With the advent of spring comes the time to prepare market gardens for production. Power harrows are an excellent choice for this task. By design, these machines are perfect for seedbed preparation and weed control. Not only are they less damaging to the soil than more traditional tillage tools like

The Use of Flail Mowers for Orchard and Vineyard Maintenance Most people would think that the maintenance of trees and vines would be the most important consideration for orchard and vineyard operators. However, the care of the undergrowth below these stands is just as important. Let’s see how flail mowers, typically thought of as implements

Pine Straw: The Perfect Mulch for Gardening and Landscaping For many people, pine needles are simply a pesky, prickly nuisance that must be dealt with when cleaning up the Christmas tree or raking under the scotch pine in their front yard. However, pine needles have a lot of uses—some a little unconventional and others quite

Customer Service Offerings

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 by

Customer Service Offerings At Tractor Tools Direct we pride ourselves in not only providing high-quality implements to our customers but also in providing top-quality customer service to support them in their purchases. We know equipment purchases can be daunting with so many manufacturers, models and features to consider. That’s why our entire company, from its

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Winterizing Your Tractor

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 by

Winterizing Your Tractor Farm equipment is an investment. At Tractor Tools Direct, we want to make sure that our customers are informed about how to best protect that investment. Preventive maintenance is one of the best ways to ensure that your equipment will not only last through the next growing season, but will also be

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