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2014-02-18 23:28:46

Ag-Pro Companies of Boston, GA acquires Fayette Tractor of Fayetteville, GA and its two John Deere dealerships in Newnan and Fayetteville, GA; and Lawn Equipment Solutions and its two John Deere dealerships in Grayson and Conyers, GA – all four new locations are in the metro Atlanta area. Boston, Ga. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Today, Ag-Pro Companies announced the acquisition of Fayette Tractor and Lawn Equipment Solutions, both with two locations each, marking a significant expansion in...

2014-02-07 08:26:17

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States, today announced that Mark J. Weikel has been appointed to the Company's board of directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120604/MM18615LOGO) Mr. Weikel is a seasoned executive with operational expertise and deep knowledge of retail operations. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Luxottica...

2014-02-06 08:30:53

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share of the Company's common stock. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120604/MM18615LOGO ) The dividend will be paid on March 11, 2014, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on February 24, 2014. About Tractor...

2014-02-05 16:26:54

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2hg2tp/outdoor) has announced the addition of the "Outdoor Appliances and Power Tools - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2hg2tp/outdoor ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Outdoor Appliances and Power Tools in Thousand...

2014-02-03 12:30:41

DALLAS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Research Report on Global and China Agricultural Machinery Industry Report, 2013-2014 to its store that says Tractors and harvesting machinery are the most important agricultural machinery products in China. Since 2004, driven by agricultural machinery subsidies and other favorable policies, China's agricultural machinery industry has achieved rapid development, the gross output value of agricultural machinery...

2014-01-29 23:04:51

Advanced and unique features of the R:COM solution are proving highly effective for tractor and trailer operations. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Blue Tree Systems, Inc. a provider of trailer tracking, reefer monitoring and fleet management solutions, today announced that Summitt Trucking, LLC is switching its fleet to the R:COM fleet management system. The transportation and logistics services provider is using Blue Tree Systems’ R:COM tracking and management capabilities...

2014-01-28 16:20:56

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is launching an educational campaign at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2014 to help truck operators understand how the company's aftermarket brake products and automatic tire inflation parts enhance safety and improve their ability to comply with federal regulations. Meritor's aftermarket team will share this message with truck operators in a free informational kit and industry advertising. The goal is to assure...

2014-01-27 12:30:15

AKRON, N.Y., Jan. 27 , 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WoodMaxx is now offering a variety of backhoes and backhoe attachment products to help better meet their clients' needs. Backhoes are common sights at construction sites, but many property owners are unaware of exactly how useful a backhoe can be. Farmers, ranchers, landscapers and others often use backhoes to excavate, break asphalt, dig holes, transport materials and otherwise manage their properties or landscaping needs. WoodMaxx...

2014-01-23 12:30:12

CLEWISTON, Fla., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of farmers, equipment dealers, exporters, growers, distributors, packers and others from throughout the United States will descend on Hendry County, Fla., for one of the Southeast's biggest agriculture events of the year: Weeks Auction Company's 19th Annual Sugarland Auction. The Feb. 21-22 event is expected to be even bigger than the 2013 event, which resulted in the sale of hundreds of tractors, excavators, trucks, wheel...

2014-01-22 08:30:37

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States, intends to release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 results after the market closes on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. In conjunction with this release, the management of Tractor Supply Company will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, which will be simultaneously webcast live over the...

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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