Forklifts vs Skid Steers for on-farm use

Published Feb 25, 2021 

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If you had to decide between a forklift or a skid steer for on-farm use, what would you choose and why?

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Feb 25, 2021  

Categories: Operating a Farm, Purchasing, Tools

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By Jerry Smith
Published Jun 26, 2021 

I’ve heard skid steers referred to as "the jack of all trades, master of none" and tend to agree. Skid steers can be used for a lot of different on-farm tasks so might be a good initial purchase, but I think eventually getting a forklift as well is the ideal--different tools for different jobs.