Hi, anyone with experience using PTOs would you mind taking a few mins to fill out a survey for a uni project? It's hugely appreciated!


West Yorkshire
Why didn’t those bendy guards that look like a drain pipe really catch on?

I think Spaldings supplied them.
They needed to be universally fitted to every tractor and machine on the fleet or you couldn't swap a tractor from one job to another easily, you'd to remove the tractors PTO guard to fit the bracket, some machines would need major surgery to fit the brackets, such as a rotorspreader front cover, everything inside the rubber tube got lathered in grease making very unpopular with staff.


Done. I put a new shaft and guard on a mower this year, the first time out the securing chain tore the little plastic securing eye off of the guard, can this be repaired or should I get a new guard?

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The AHDB Planting and Variety Survey provides the earliest view of the planted area for the upcoming harvest in the United Kingdom (UK).​

Complete the Planting and Variety Survey

The survey will estimate the area of cereals and oilseed rape intended for harvest in 2022 in the UK. It aims to assess the varietal composition of wheat, barley, oats and oilseed rape crops in the UK. The results of this survey will allow the industry to quantify domestic production, at a time when food security is more important than ever.
The information can be used to shape the domestic market and trade and assist levy payers in their marketing decisions. It will detail regional differences of cropping across the UK, which will help...