1. Welcome to PlowSite. Notice a fresh look and new features? It’s now easier to share photos and videos, find popular topics fast, and enjoy expanded user profiles. If you have any questions, click HELP at the top or bottom of any page, or send an email to help@plowsite.com. We welcome your feedback.

    Dismiss Notice

Time to plow an acre

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by SnoVern, Jul 5, 2012.

  1. SnoVern

    SnoVern Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    What is the average time it takes to plow an acre using an 8' or 9' plow on a pick-up truck, V-plow or straight, for 3' to 4 inches? Appreciate your help!
  2. Cover Guy

    Cover Guy Senior Member
    Messages: 224

    1hr or less
  3. SnoVern

    SnoVern Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Acre plow

    Thanks for responding. That is what I figured it would take!
  4. wizardsr

    wizardsr PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,584

    The consensus seems to be an hour per acre is average. Of course there are many factors such as the equipment, truck, operator skill, obstacles, etc. A crowded lot with obstacles, people coming and going, a new operator, etc could take 3+ hours per acre, whereas a wide open area could take a skilled operator less than 30 mins/acre.