Farming is one of the Jobs (and skills) available in Transport Tycoon. As a farmer you are responsible for harvesting and selling crops. You have the choice of farming in Paleto Bay or in Grapeseed. Both areas have multiple fields that can be bought provided that you have the level for the field. Like any tiered job, your pay will depend heavily on your progress within the skill.
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To get started you will need to change your job to Farmer at a Job Center
Once you have the farmer job, head to one of the farms (Paleto Bay or Grapeseed) and start your duty on the farm .
As a fresh farmer, you won't have the privilege of choosing what crop to start with. You will have to begin with a grain field. You start with one free grain field; check your map for an owned field .
Starting the harvest
- It is suggested to start farming in Paleto Bay due to the proximity of blips compared to Grapeseed.
To begin harvesting you will need a tractor, Combine Harvester (purchase from the Vehicle Dealership or Combine Harvester can be spawned at both farming locations) and a hopper trailer which can also be spawned at both farms.
Enter the grain field with the Combine Harvester and press G to start harvesting and you will start seeing yellow circles pop up behind you. These yellow circles can be collected with the hopper trailer.
Once you feel like you have enough circles, get your tractor and attach your hopper trailer. Lower the hopper (G).
Drive over the circles. The hopper trailer will start collecting grain. Once the hopper trailer is full, drive to a grain silo to drop off your grain. The grain silo, bale selling point and fruit stand have the same icon so make sure you are at a grain silo. You just successfully completed a full farm cycle. Repeating this process will earn you farming levels and cash.
Grain can also be packed into bales at the marked Baling Machines . Simply place the Hopper within the marked area and it will convert Grain into Bales. When it's done converting, get a Bale Trailer (from the farm) and pick them up the same way you picked up the Grain with the Hopper Trailer. Take the Bales to the marked Bale Selling Point and sell them there.
- Of course, there are a lot more crops than just grain. For example, you unlock grass at level 9. Grass cannot be harvested with a tractor.
Grass is usually cut with mower. This is no different in Transport Tycoon. Once you reach level 9, find the lawn mower spawn marker and buy one of the grass fields. From now on the process is almost the same as with grain. Press G and start driving around. Once you feel like you have enough, grab a tractor with a hopper trailer attached. Drive over the markers until the hopper is full. You can now sell the cut grass at the grain silo .
Level 45 unlocks the grain brigade truck. The brigade truck can be bought at a dealership. The difference between these and the regular equipment is that the level 45 variants can harvest faster and have a bigger capacity.
|Farming Crop||Level Needed||Sell Location|
|Bales||3||Bale Selling Point|
Farming Maps (by Ti-Mobeil)
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