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Tractors a practical guide

Tractors a practical guide

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This book provides a basic guide to some of the skills needed in tractor operation and maintenance. The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and full-colour pictures.


  • General Safety Precautions
  • Notes on Tractor Stability-the risks
  • General Farm Safety
  • Perform a Pre-start Safety Check on a Tractor
  • Daily Service of a Tractor
  • Oil and Filter Change
  • Service a Diesel Fuel Injection System
  • General Tractor Maintenance
  • Drive a Tractor (basic)
  • Typical International Warning Symbols
  • Attach, Reverse and Remove a Trailed Implement
  • Attach and Remove a 3-point Linkage Implement
  • Attach and Remove a Trailed Implement with Remote Hydraulics
  • Attach, Operate and Remove a PTO Driven Implement
  • Operate a Tractor and Implement in Field Conditions
  • Operate a Tractor with Precision Control technology (PCT)
  • Managing Work, Health and Safety risks
  • Check Your Skill

Author: Jennifer Laffan and David Brouwer

ISBN:  9781760583989 | 97 pages | A5

Catalogue number:  B985

Publisher:  NSW Department of Primary Industries | 2020