Put a Fork in It, You're Done


| 11/29/2017 4:02:00 PM


Tags: Machinery, Megan Wild, Pennsylvania,

Megan Wild 

It doesn’t matter if you live just outside of the city or if you’re far out in the countryside. From meeting your composting and canning needs, cutting and gathering firewood, seeding, planting and harvesting, livestock care and equipment management, you hardly have any time for fun or frivolity. Plus the chicken coops, don’t forget the chickens.

Because of this extensive list of to-dos, it’s important farmers and homesteaders use the best and most reliable equipment possible. On any list by an expert, no matter the length or the purpose, one of the items under suggestion may include the forklift. While usually associated with heavy construction operations, this piece of equipment can be just as useful on dirt as on concrete.

Why Buy a Forklift for the Farm?

When you think of a farm or a ranch, the first thing that comes to mind are planted crops. Crops, dirt, a large red building with white doors, and a green landscape. That’s the universal picture of agriculture, and it rarely includes anything else, at least initially. Surprisingly enough, people don’t usually think of heavy machinery when they think of farming, but homesteads often possess a number of heavy pieces of equipment in addition to industrial-sized containers and items.

forklift attachment on farm

Make Basic Grunt Work Easier With a Forklift

Now you’re remembering tractors, aren’t you? Transporting heavy equipment and tools are one of the benefits of having a forklift close at hand on your farm. Work you can accomplish efficiently and effectively with the use of this particular machine includes:

NebraskaDave
12/1/2017 4:09:40 PM

Megan, yes, indeed. A fork lift would have been great to have on the farm when I was growing up. I would have saved a lot of aching muscles that's for sure. If they ever manufacture a mini fork lift that will transverse a 30 inch pathway between raised beds, I might consider it. Old age is starting to creep up on me and I need all the help I can get. ***** Have a great forklift day. ***** Nebraska Dave





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