OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAEarth & Turf Procucts, LLC has announced a new Ballast Box for compact tractors that fits both quick hitch systems and category I 3-point hitches.

The ballast box has box dimensions of 24 inches wide, 20 inches high, and 16.5 inches deep. Its overall height to the top link connection is 29 inches.

The capacity is 4.75 cubic feet, and its weight (empty) is 125 pounds. Convenience features include four pre-drilled holes for the installation of a tool box, tool-carrier loops to support shovels, rakes and other long-handled tools, a weld-on hitch for towing and light lifting and drainage holes in all four corners. List price for the box is $357.