MJ Petty Contractors, Bedfordshire: Attached to spreading

The search for a labour saving, cost effective way to load a bulk spreader has led a Bedfordshire contractor to a novel hitch system

by Jane Carley

11 Jun 2021

As harvest windows get tighter and spring weather more unpredictable, ‘time and motion’ is key for contractors who specialise in applications. With a high-capacity outfit such as a bulk spreader, the debate always concerns how to load for greatest efficiency, and it is this that led Mark Petty to the SiWi hitch, which allows him to use his tractor for loading without wasting too much time hitching and unhitching.