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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...

2013-06-06 23:39:48

New Translucent Tank for Feature-Packed Sprayer. Jeffersonville, IN (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 In order to be more user-friendly, the Brinly 25-gallon lawn and garden sprayer tank underwent a color change, from yellow to white. The high-density polyethylene tank is now more translucent, enabling easier viewing of fluid levels without dismounting the tractor. This modification is the latest addition to the already feature-packed Brinly sprayer. If you apply liquid fertilizers, herbicides, or...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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