Latest Agricultural machinery Stories

2013-05-21 23:24:40

New Drop Spreaders are ideal for use on sidewalks, campus parking lots, parking structures and other off-road applications. Madison Heights, Michigan (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 SnowEx introduces two new tractor-mounted Drop Pro spreaders for controlled application of bagged ice melters and bulk rock salt. Featuring precise, gate-free operation, the units are ideal for use on sidewalks, campus parking lots, parking structures and other off-road applications. Model SD-600 has a 6-cubic-foot...

2013-05-02 23:00:51

LawnBott® available to increasing number of households in US and Canada Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Kyodo America Industries Co., LTD is proud to announce its dealer network has reached 50 local dealers for the LawnBott® robotic mower line within the United States and Canada, just in time for grass cutting season. Local dealers are a key to Kyodo America´s plans to bring robotic mowing to homeowners all across these two regions. Having professionally trained local...

2013-04-25 23:04:09

Lawnmower injuries represent the number one cause of traumatic amputations in children and 78 percent of all lawnmower injuries occur in those aged five years or less. Gary Kronen, M.D., of MidAmerica Orthopaedics offers lawnmower safety tips. (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 Lawnmowers, no matter what make or model, predispose their operators to serious injury, and unfortunately, nearly all lawnmower accidents are the result of human/operator error. “The two most common reasons for an...

Latest Agricultural machinery Reference Libraries

Plough (Plow)
2013-07-31 09:25:38

Plough or plow is a tool used by farmers in order to prepare a field for the planting of a crop. By using this tool the farmer is able to overturn the soil, bringing up nutrients, while covering weeds and other remnants for added compost. Aeration of the soil is also achieved, giving a fresh moisture absorbing base for the planting of a crop. Horses and oxen have been the traditional way, since human powered plows were not as sufficient, that farmers plowed their fields. In places where...

Seed Drilling
2013-05-18 07:39:11

Seed drilling is a method used by farmers in order to have a more unified, crop-yielding season. The first known use of seed drilling was in 1500 BC by the Sumerian. At this time, they were using a single tube. Later, in the 2nd Century BC, the Chinese developed a multi-tube iron drill. This facilitated in a larger crop planting allowing them to feed their large population. The first recorded patent of a sowing machine was in 1566 by the Venetian Senate, attributing Camillo Torello. In the...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'