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2014-08-12 12:21:40

CALGARY, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (R13C0008) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that the January 2013 collision between a tractor-trailer and a Canadian Pacific train at a level crossing was due to a number of factors, such as unfamiliarity with the route, a lack of compelling audio and visual cues at the crossing, and a restricted view from the truck's cab. The truck driver and two train crew members sustained minor...

2014-08-11 16:29:30

Trade Press and Flash Report Subscribers CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Month Ending July 31, 2014: July YTD - July Beginning Inventory 2014 2013 %Chg 2014 2013 %Chg Jul 2014...

2014-07-29 08:35:21

CNH Industrial celebrated today the opening of its new manufacturing complex in Harbin, in Heilongjiang Province. It is the largest agricultural equipment production plant in Northeast China and will produce a complete line of products under its Case IH and New Holland Agriculture brands to support the Country's agricultural needs, and the full cycle of corn, wheat, soybean and hay production. HARBIN, China, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial inaugurated its new...

2014-07-23 20:20:42

TRUSSVILLE, Ala., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fontaine Fifth Wheel Group has expanded to include Fontaine Coupling Solutions, a new company dedicated to the terminal tractor (yard truck) market. Terry Mennen, who has served as a vice president for Fontaine Fifth Wheel since 2007, has been named president of the new operating company. Other Fontaine veterans on the management team include Robbie Laney, director of sales, and Steven Alldredge, product manager. Photo -...

2014-07-09 23:07:35

Raising Money for The Wounded Warriors Project; Changing Lives One Mile at a Time Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 US Fleet Tracking is providing a GPS Tracker and services to help keep track on the whereabouts of Ivan as he drives his John Deer tractor across the United States to raise money for the Wounded Warriors Project. The Man - C. Ivan Stoltzfus is an auctioneer and real estate broker, as well as a retired farmer. He divides his time between Honey Brook, PA and...

2014-06-18 04:20:14

The joint venture between CNH Industrial and Koç Holding inaugurated its second manufacturing plant in Turkey, which will produce Case IH and New Holland Agriculture tractors for the local and export markets. The inauguration coincided with the 60th anniversary of TürkTraktör, the country's leading tractor manufacturer. BASILDON, United Kingdom, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TürkTraktör, the joint venture between CNH Industrial and Koç Holding, celebrated the opening of its...

2014-06-12 16:27:13

DUBLIN, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gcvtlq/earthmoving) has announced the addition of the "Earthmoving Equipment Market in South America 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Earthmoving equipment, also known as heavy equipment vehicles, is used in construction activities that involve earthworks such as the construction of roads, railways, urban infrastructure, ports, and...

2014-06-10 12:33:52

Trade Press and Flash Report Subscribers CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Month Ending May 31, 2014: May YTD - May Beginning Inventory 2014 2013 %Chg 2014 2013 %Chg May 2014...

2014-05-30 08:21:01

LENNON, Mich., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Anyone restoring a piece of equipment appreciates the beautiful transformation on display in before and after pictures from a rusty, neglected piece of farm equipment to a shining show tractor. Steiner Tractor Parts, a leading supplier of New Parts for Old Tractors, rewards antique tractor enthusiasts' restoration efforts on a worldwide stage in print and on the Internet with prizes, recognition and bragging rights to the winners of...

2014-05-20 12:35:37

One Person Will Win a Kubota ZP330 Eco-Friendly, Propane-Powered, Zero-Turn Mower TORRANCE, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big yards make for big work and as people become more concerned with sustainability, how you cut your grass is just as important as how you grow it. To make mowing both more manageable and more earth-friendly Kubota Tractor Corporation is launching "The Kubota For Earth, For Life Contest" on Kubota's Facebook page. One lucky winner will win a Kubota ZP330...


Latest Tractor 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...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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