SAVE FUEL â€“ THE MAJOR INTEREST OF FARMERS
The global economic crisis, the alarmingincreasefuel priceson international markets, accelerated globalwarming, the spending reduction with the crops,and Icould go onwith many otherarguments,need to findviablesolutionsto savefuel. It is known thatagriculturegenerally,self-propelled agriculturalmachinesinparticular,are largeconsumers offuel.
These inputscanvarybetweenvery wide limits, from case to case,even thoughwe speakthe sameworkperformedwithidenticalmachinesinsimilarworking conditions. Regarding the bigdifferences infuelconsumption, in most caseswe findweaknessesin the regulationand operation ofagricultural machinerybymechanics.
In this paperwepresent somesimple methodstosavingfuelbased onrational use ofagricultural machineswithoutcharges,without usingexpensiveequipment.