Ploughing With A Compact Tractor

There are many factors to consider when purchasing a compact tractor for ploughing. Which model is best for your needs? What attachments will you need to get the job done? In this blog post, we will explore the different options available to you and help you make an informed decision. Read on to learn more!

Compact tractors are not typically used for agricultural purposes – they’re actually designed for light construction and landscaping work making them perfect for ploughing small holdings and livery yards; as well as to maintain sports fields and other similar environments.

At Blacktrac Ltd we are proud to provide new and secondhand, low-houred compact tractors, machinery, plant, and commercial mowing equipment for all occasions. As a seller of premium brand compact tractors from the likes of New Holland and Massey Ferguson, and being the primary dealer of Norcar Loaders and Solis tractors in the UK, we offer a fantastic range of value for money tractors, sure to meet your individual needs. We also have years of experience exploring the most appropriate attachments for certain jobs and individual models, so if you’re in need of some help choosing the perfect one for the job, we are here to help! Let’s explore some of our most popular attachments. 

Ploughing Attachments For Compact Tractors

There are a wide variety of attachments that can be fitted to a compact tractor for tasks other than agriculture. For example, you can use a compact tractor to clear snow in the winter, tow a boat or trailer, or power equipment like a wood chipper or water pump. Here are some of our recommended attachments and what they can be used for:

Single Furrow Plough for Compact Tractor

Looking for a top quality single furrow plough that’s built to last? Look no further than our CE Kitemarked Single Furrow Plough. This tough little attachment is manufactured in Italy to exacting standards and benefits from an adjustable work positioning headstock and angling facility of plough blade. It also comes complete with a depth control wheel and scraper, making it simple yet effective to operate. If you’re looking for a plough that won’t let you down, our Single Furrow Plough is incomparable to cheaply manufactured alternatives. It’s the perfect choice for tractors of 15 horsepower (HP) or more and will make light work of any ploughing task, big or small. 

Leg Drainage Plough/Soil Ripper/Pipe Layer!

Our brand new Leg Drainage Plough is CE Kitemarked and suitable for compact tractors 15HP or more. It features a reversible replaceable point and an internal pipe layer diameter of 55mm. With a maximum working depth of 71cm / 2’4″, this plough is perfect for any drainage project! Plus, at just 55kg it’s easy to manoeuvre around your property.

Beaconsfield Mole Plough/Drainer/Aerator

If you’re looking for an efficient and easy way to drain your land, the Beaconsfield Mole Plough is perfect for the job. It’s simple to use, just form a 75mm channel in the ground at a depth of 250mm, 425mm or 600mm and you’re good to go! Plus, it comes with a single front coulter disc to minimise turf damage and an adjustable depth rear roller for a smooth finish. Suitable for compact tractors 18 – 50HP, this mole plough is ideal for smallholders and professional sports pitches alike.

Lemken DL110 Three Furrow Hydraulic Reversible Plough

The Lemken DL110 Plough is a great machine for anyone looking for a top quality, durable plough. It is complete with good working metal and a simple, proven design. This plough is ideally suited for tractors from 50HP+ (dependent on land and tractor weight). It has been recently professionally shot blasted, primed in oxide red and finished in Lemken paint. It is ready for work and will make an excellent addition to your farm equipment.

If you would like to learn more about any of these products please do not hesitate to get in touch!

The Best Compact Tractors For Ploughing

If you’re in the market for a compact tractor that can handle some serious ploughing, then you’ll want to check out the Solis range. These tough little tractors are built for hard work, and can easily handle medium to heavy duty ploughing tasks.

With powerful engines and rugged construction, Solis compact tractors are up for anything. And with a wide range of attachments available, they can be configured to tackle just about any job you need done! 


What is the difference between a compact tractor and a standard tractor?

Compact tractors are smaller than standard tractors and are designed for more versatile uses. They typically have fewer horsepower engines, but this does not necessarily make them less powerful. In fact, compact tractors can be very nimble and manoeuvrable, which makes them perfect for projects that require a lot of turning or tight spaces. Standard tractors, on the other hand, are larger and have more horsepower under the hood. They’re built for more heavy-duty applications such as ploughing fields or hauling large loads. So, if you’re looking for a versatile machine that can handle both light and heavy work, then a compact tractor is the way to go.

What are some things that you can use a compact tractor for?

Compact tractors can be used for a variety of tasks, including:

  • Tilling soil
  • Digging ditches
  • Moving dirt, rocks, and other heavy loads
  • Harvesting crops
  • Mowing lawns
  • Ploughing snow
  • Towing trailers or other equipment

A compact tractor is a great option for someone who needs a versatile piece of equipment that has multiple uses.

What are the benefits of owning a compact tractor?

There are a number of benefits to owning a compact tractor. Some of the most notable benefits include:

  • Increased Efficiency: A compact tractor can help you get more done in less time. They are perfect for smaller properties and can be used to tow implements, mow lawns, and more.
  • Reduced Maintenance Costs: Compact tractors require very little maintenance, which can save you money in the long run.
  • Versatility: As mentioned above, compact tractors are highly versatile and can be used for a variety of tasks.

What are the benefits of using a compact tractor compared with a larger machine?

A compact tractor has a lot of benefits over a larger machine. For one, they’re more nimble and can get into tighter spaces. They’re also easier to operate, more fuel efficient and require less maintenance than a larger machine.

How much maintenance is required to keep a compact tractor in good condition for ploughing?

Compact tractors are pretty low-maintenance, but there are a few things you can do to keep them running well. First, make sure you always use the correct type of oil and filter, and that you check the level and condition of the oil regularly.

Second, be sure to clean out the tractor after every use. Debris can build up in the engine and cause problems down the road. Finally, be sure to replace any worn-out parts as soon as possible. A little bit of regular maintenance will go a long way in keeping your tractor running like new!

Blacktrac Compact Tractors

Compact tractors are becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. They are versatile machines that can be used for a variety of tasks in all sorts of environments. If you’re looking for a machine that can plough efficiently while being easy to manage, a compact tractor is definitely for you.

Contact Blacktrac to learn more about our selection of premium compact tractors and attachments, and see how we can help you get the most out of your maintenance operations today!


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