Farm Mechanization

How Farmers can Reduce Fuel Consumptions of Tractors? Know the Best Innovative Techniques

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

Tractor plays a vital role in farming and farmer’s life. If you are a farmer then you can easily relate to this. Moreover, with the help of tractors, farmers can easily make their farming work more convenient and easy. In such a situation, it is very important for farmers to fully take care of their tractor as well as reducing fuel consumption. Although it sounds small, but it plays an important role in keeping your tractor long-lasting. Many farmers may not aware of this basic technique which ultimately harms the implements of the tractor, increase your budget and finally impact on your overall production.

Hence, we are going to tell you some basic things to keep in mind if you are an owner of tractor and the techniques of reducing fuel consumption which is a must-know thing for farmers. So, let’s know the tips and tricks to reduce fuel consumption of tractors or power tiller.

Avoid Driving the Tractor in the Wrong Gear

Even if farmers drive the tractor in the wrong gear, fuel consumption can increase by about 20 to 30 percent. In this situation, it is very important to use the right gear. Use the gear according to the weight of the tractor.

Pay attention to diesel leakage

Farmers must check it on a daily basis before using their tractor. It is not that there is a leakage of diesel. As per the report, a drop of diesel leakage per second can cause an annual loss of 2 to 3 thousand liters. In such a situation, keep checking the fuel tank, pump and inductor to reduce consumption.

Use the tractor Properly

First of all, you must know whether you are using your tractor properly or not. If you do not have the right information, then you can seek information from an expert in this regard. Along with this, if you want, you can also take help of the manual that comes with the tractor, where you will get the whole information. According to that, use the tractor properly. If you are using it incorrectly, the consumption of tractor fuel can be up to 25 per cent. 

Keep engine OFF when not working  

If you are not going to use the tractor for a long time like there is no work for 1 hour, or if the tractor is just standing then stop it. Failure to do so will consume more than 1 liter of diesel per hour.

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