Farming Simulator 16 Tip #1: Controls
- Drag the speed slider to accelerate, brake and drive backwards.
- Steer the vehicle by tilting your device to the left or right.
- Rotate the camera by dragging your finger on the screen to the left
- Drag your finger on the screen up or down to zoom in or out.
Farming Simulator 16 Tip #2: Working on the Fields
You start out with two fields which have been prepared at different
levels. One is ready to be sown, the other is ready for harvest. You can
ﬁnd the necessary tools at your farm.
Farming Simulator 16 Tip #3: Working with grass
In order to feed your cows and sheep you need a meadow to cut the
grass and produce hay bales. Cut the grass using a mower, then you can
either load it with a loader wagon and sell it to the Biogas Plant or
continue with the steps needed to make hay bales for your animals.
Once the grass is cut you need to tedder it so it can dry to hay and only
then can your baler pick it up and produce haybales. Using a windrower
before baling allows you to collect the grass into neat rows that are
Drop the hay bales off at the cow or sheep shed. As long as your
animals are fed, you receive milk (cows) or wool (sheep) which you can
transport with the milktank or wool transporter that are already near the
Farming Simulator 16 Tip #4: Attaching tools
If you want to attach a tool to your tractor, you need to put the tractor
in reverse and back towards it. As soon as you are close enough, the tool
will be attached to your tractor automatically. You can detach it again by
tapping the icon. Make sure you approach the tool from the correct side,
otherwise it won‘t attach.
Farming Simulator 16 Tip #5: Grain Types
You can freely choose which one of the 4 regular fruit types
(wheat, canola, corn, sugar beet) you want to sow. Potatoes can only be
sown with the special Grimme GL 660 sowing machine. Only sow as
much as you can reap, as ripe grain starts to rot if it is not hanresteci in
time. Be aware that sugar beet and potatoes require special machinery
Farming Simulator 16 Tip #6: Hiring Assistants
Drive the appropriate vehicle (and tool) to the field that needs to be
worked on. Tap the assistant icon to hire a worker. The assistant will take
over the vehicle controls and start working straightaway. All assistants
accumulate wages based on their working hours. If their diesel or seed
tanks are empty, they will stop work and drive to refill the tank and then
continue working on the field.
Assistants are also available for delivering crops to selling points. Attach
a tractor to a filled trailer, tap the assistant icon, and choose the
destination. The assistant will deliver your goods. sell them and return
Farming Simulator 16 Tip #7: Farming Shop
The farming shop is accessible at all times for purchasing new tools or
vehicles. A list of available equipment is displayed.
Anything you acquire appears directly at the shop in the village. To
retrieve a new tool, you need to drive a tractor to the shop to be able to
attach it. If you buy a new vehicle, you will immediately find yourself
inside it. You can own a maximum of 75 machines at a time. When
selling a tool or vehicle, you will get three quarters of the original
purchasing price back.
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