Learn more about operating your Magnum or Steiger tractor’s multi-function handle from one of Birkey’s Precision Farming Specialists, Phil Read. This video will help new operators learn how to engage auto guidance on a multi-function handle. (more…)
After a long off-season, it is important to make sure the batteries in your tractors are in good working order. Here are some quick tips for checking the quality and condition of your batteries. (more…)
Learn more about operating your Magnum or Steiger tractor’s constant engine speed feature from Case IH Cash Crop Specialist Nathan Wilhelm. This video will show how this feature can help operators maintain the hydraulic flow in their planters, as well as how constant engine speed can prevent the high-speed alarm from sounding when a PTO implement is used.
Specifically, you’ll learn about:
The function of Constant Engine Speed
Its location on the armrest and multi-function handle
Learn more about operating your Magnum or Steiger tractor’s multi-function handle from Case IH Cash Crop Specialist Nathan Wilhelm. This video will help new operators learn the basics. It also includes a few shortcuts on the handle that long-time operators might find useful.
Every operation is different. Some growers have skilled in-house service departments to keep their equipment in good condition. Others look to their dealer for advice, but perform some of the maintenance themselves. Still others rely on a local dealership to provide all recommended service.
Whatever operation describes you, this video can help. In it, we explain what’s on the checklist during an after-season Combine Maintenance Inspection. Use it to inform your own maintenance, or bring your combine in to receive an inspection.
It’s an unfortunate truth: if you’re reading this, chances are you know a family that has been affected by a farm-related accident. The good news is, many steps have been taken to make the industry safer, including the creation of National Farm Safety Week. This year, the week of September 21-27 gives the ag community the chance to focus on safety.
Safety is high priority at Birkey’s–it has to be. The majority of farm accidents involve the use of machinery, and 90% of our employees work on or around machinery every day.
When asked about farm safety, many Birkey’s employees had stories to tell or reminders to offer to customers and friends. Here are tips from six service techs: (more…)
Chris Rewerts, Master Tech at Birkey’s Farm Store in Henry, offers some basic maintenance tips for your MacDon draper head. He uses an FD75 MacDon, but all these techniques apply on 2062 and 2162 heads as well. Watch the video, or read the tips below.
Chris Rewerts, Master Tech at Birkey’s Farm Store in Henry, offers some basics on moisture bypass sensor maintenance. He explains where to find your moisture bypass sensor, how to maintain it, and how to troubleshoot one common problem. Read the tips below, or watch the video. (more…)