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 01-18-2003, 17:21 Post: 47745
PLOTS
2003-01-18 17:21:18
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IS 790 DEERE ENUF TRACTOR TO PLOW AND DISK 5 ACERS FOR FOOD PLOTS






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 01-19-2003, 12:53 Post: 47780
jeff miller
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need to know 790 limatation






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 01-19-2003, 13:44 Post: 47783
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 PLOWING AND TILLING

The 790 should be able to pull at least a single bottom plow. I don't know enough about disking and the weight of the implement to comment on that.






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 01-19-2003, 17:02 Post: 47790
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I have a 790 4wd.I have a 1/2 acre garden in which i use the tractor to pull a jd 2 bottom 14 inch plow. the tractor has no problems with power;however, it does lack traction while pulling the plow. I must use the tractor in 4wd for plowing. I should not that i have the industrial type tires, which the traction bars aren't as aggresive as the traditional ag type. If i had to do it over, I would be content with a single bottom plow for the 790, maybe a single 16 inch one. This may take alittle longer to get the job done, but it would be less frustrating.

As far as the disk is concerned, I purchased a new 5 foot king cutter disk for $500.00. The 790 does a fine job with this disk as far as traction. But, i wouldn't recommend going much larger on the disk.

Good Luck Ron L. (New Park, PA)






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 01-19-2003, 17:10 Post: 47791
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You may also want to consider a 3 pt tiller for the rear of the 790. Although,Im not certain as to the maximum tiller width you could obtain with this tractor. It may cost more initially for the unit(compared to a plow & disk), but, it would probally give you a better end result. In fact, i'm toying with the idea at selling my plow & disk and going this route. At least I can use the 3 pt tiller for cultivation during the vegtables early stages.

Ron L.






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 01-19-2003, 18:03 Post: 47795
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thanks for you input it sounds like i better save for tiller i didnt mention though is is just food plot for deere clovers and such






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 01-19-2003, 18:05 Post: 47796
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thats why i was thinking cheaply






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 01-19-2003, 18:11 Post: 47797
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ron can youtell me how long it takes you to work up a half acere with your method






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 01-19-2003, 19:01 Post: 47802
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Your 790 is about the same size and power as my cub cadet so here goes. 1/2 acre? Depends. The single bottom plow I have works but is slow going. Each pass only turns over 16" or so. So lots of passes close together for the plow. Takes a while. Fortunately, the disc does 6' at each pass so that goes really quick. I don't plow every year - usually just disk unless the ground gets compacted so the disks won't bite. Nice thing about clover is that it lasts a couple of years.






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 01-20-2003, 12:23 Post: 47830
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I have a JD 4100 which I think is in same horsepower range as the 790, 20 HP? I debated a long time over the disc/plow combination versus a tiller. In talking to many farmers in my area they felt that if you were working small acreages, less than 10, you would be better off with the tiller since you would not have enough traction to pull much of a plow or to dig real deep or turn sod with a disc. So I bought a 54 inch tiller. I have tilled up to 5 acres with this, takes about 1 1/2 hours per acre to till full depth with my mostly sandy soil. If I don't need to till full depth every time, I can get it done twice that fast. I would caution that if you have heavy soil a tractor in this HP range would be underpowered with this size tiller. When my soil gets sloppy wet or I till sod I have to go real slow or wait til it dries out more. I think it is still quicker than watching the wheels spin trying to pull more than a 1 bottom plow or a disc. Here's a true story and kind of funny. I was tilling about 2 acres last spring right next to a field my neighbor farms. He was driving his large 150 Hp Steiger 8 wheel drive tractor at times right next to me and my 4100 with tiller. I think he was pulling about a 36 foot wide disc. I felt like one wrong turn from either of us and me and my tractor would be imprinted into the soil. When he got done he walked over and said he was real impressed with how fast and how nice my little rig did that 2 acres, and in only one pass you get a finish good enough to plant a lawn! He agreed that with my small tractor don't fool with a plow and disc.






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