Latest Agricultural machinery Stories

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...

2013-07-09 23:28:55

New, patent-pending design increases the performance of Summers' rolling baskets. Devils Lake, ND (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Summers Manufacturing has added internal mud scrapers to its rolling basket attachments for tillage equipment. This new, patent-pending design increases the performance of Summers’ rolling baskets, allowing them to effectively break clods, mix residue and level the soil profile in most field conditions. The mud scrapers are engineered to alleviate a variety of...

2013-06-28 23:26:37

The next generation GrainLogix™ grain bag unloader features a faster drive system for fast, reliable operation. Hector, Minnesota (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Loftness introduces the next generation of its GrainLogix™ GBU10 grain bag unloader. Featuring an improved drive system, the unit is designed for fast, reliable removal of grain from 10-foot-diameter grain bags. The GBU10 includes a 10-inch-diameter cross auger with a reconfigured drive to ensure various crops are evenly unloaded from...

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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.