Latest Agricultural machinery Stories

Understanding How Humans And The Environment Interact
2013-09-25 09:54:25

National Science Foundation How and why is tea quality vulnerable to changing climate conditions, and how do these changes affect farming communities and land-use strategies? Researchers funded by the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) program will use tea production and consumption systems as a case study to explore the complex interactions among human and natural systems. They will look at how links among tea agroecosystems,...

2013-08-30 23:24:37

New Summers Narrow-Transport Diamond Disks combine high-performance residue management with the ability to fold for transport on narrow roads. Devils Lake, ND (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Summers Manufacturing has introduced new Narrow-Transport Diamond Disks, available with 28.5-foot cutting widths. Combining high-performance residue management with the ability to fold to 15.5 feet wide for transport on narrow roads, the new models were developed to meet the tillage needs of growers...

2013-08-01 23:24:23

The North and South Shenango Joint Municipal Authority is selling a John Deere skid loader, a Toshiba networkable copy center, a Gorman Rupp diaphragm pump, and 3 Gorman Rupp trash pumps in an online auction designed to capture non-tax revenue. Crawford County, PA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 In an online auction that started on July 24th and ends on August 7th, the North and South Shenango Joint Municipal Authority Treatment Facility in Crawford County, PA is selling a Toshiba networkable...

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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