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2012-12-18 05:02:15

WoodMaxx Power Equipment is now offering various types of backhoes to meet the needs of all customers. Akron, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Finding a durable and affordable backhoe is no easy task for customers that would like to make the absolute most out of every dollar they spend. Tractor mounted backhoes can become a relatively large investment for private parties or smaller businesses looking to use this type of machinery throughout the years. It is important to go with a trusted...

Risk Of Farm Injuries Increases With Age
2012-11-13 18:00:43

University of Alberta Older North American farmers work fewer hours than their younger peers but spend more time operating heavy machinery and equipment–raising their risk of serious injury, according to new research from the University of Alberta. A survey of 2,751 Saskatchewan farmers showed that as farmers age they turn to less physically strenuous work such as operating machinery. Farmers aged 45 to 64 years spent six to eight more days a year operating tractors and combines...

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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
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.