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Which Machine Is Commonly Used In Agriculture

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Which Machine Is Commonly Used In Agriculture

We look at which machine is commonly used in agriculture. Find out more about agricultural machinery & their uses in agriculture. Over the last few hundred years, farming has come along a very far way. Machinery and equipment now have a massive role in the ways that the industry operates, and these changes are not going to stop any time soon. Even recently, farming has continued to experience a variety of new changes that include...

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What Is The Most Important Farm Machinery

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What Is The Most Important Farm Machinery

What are the things to consider in selecting farm machinery? We look at how to choose the right agricultural machinery and what factors affect the size of machinery needed. Cultivators are used to break up and mix the upper layer of topsoil. This machine helps to aerate the soil (putting holes into the ground), in turn, increasing the number of nutrients the soil receives and improving crop yields. They are also used to kill weeds after...

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Things To Consider In Selecting Farm Machinery

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Things To Consider In Selecting Farm Machinery

What are the things to consider in selecting farm machinery? We look at how to choose the right agricultural machinery and what factors affect the size of machinery needed. Selecting the correct agricultural machinery for your farm is vital for the best possible crop yields, low machinery costs, reduced labour costs and much more. Below we offer a vast of advice to ensure that you select the right equipment that will work flawlessly with...

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Improving Farming With Technology

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Improving Farming With Technology

How does technology improve farming? We look at modern farm machinery to see how various agricultural machinery helps manage farm land. In the last 50 years, farming has changed so much; for example, the farmland is much larger, livestock has increased, higher yields and not many labour jobs need to be done manually. This is because technology has advanced so much and improved agriculture and the way it works.  Here are...

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Common Types of Farm Machinery

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Common Types of Farm Machinery

We take a look at the most common types of farm machinery used for UK farming. Find out more about agricultural uses of tractors, combine harvesters, UTVs and other tractor attachments. Farmers need a wide range of farm equipment and farming machinery to ensure they can complete all the necessary jobs that need to be done on the farm, whether it's a small-scale farm or an industrial-sized farm. A farmer can widely use a truck...

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Types of Agriculture in Scotland

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Types of Agriculture in Scotland

Have you considered: What are the main types of agriculture in Scotland? Find out how Scotland manages arable farming, crofting, livestock and dairy farming. Arable farming helps to protect small animals, insects, birds and rarer plants, including cornflower. They are usually smaller in size, ranging from 100-250 hectares. These mixed farms, which include arable crops and breeding livestock, are mainly in Grampian.  Here...

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Essential Equipment for Small Farms

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Essential Equipment for Small Farms

When you begin an agricultural business, you will want to know: What is essential equipment for small farms? Find out more about the machinery and equipment needed to run a small farm. Before you buy the equipment for your small farm, it is important to think about exactly what you are going t need. To do this, you need to think about the jobs you will be doing on your farm and your personal preferences.  You need to...

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Factors Affecting Farm Machinery Needed

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Factors Affecting Farm Machinery Needed

What factors affect the farm machinery needed for an agricultural business? Find out more about whether you should hire or buy farm machinery. Many farmers choose secondary machinery to go with their tractors. However, machinery selection is so important, which is why you need to take all the factors into account that could affect the size of the machinery you need. For example, will they be able to handle all your labour jobs, including...

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How to use rock salt

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How to use rock salt

Leading up to winter, the weather is always a big topic of conversation. Bad weather conditions such as frost, snow and ice have to be taken into consideration as a precaution. This means keeping pavements, roads and driveways clear from ice, as it causes road accidents and slipping injuries. The best way to prevent icy walkways, roads and driveways is by spreading rock salt. A little really does go a long way, which not only means you can...

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What is rock salt used for

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What is rock salt used for

There are many common uses of rock salt. From road gritting to cooking and skin care. Find out about the various ways that rock salt is used below. De-icing Halite and other types of salt can melt ice, as it has a lower freezing point than pure water. This makes it an amazing tool for de-icing. It can be used to spread on the road surface, your drive and pavements to melt the ice or snow, and prevent skidding. Road...

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What is grit salt made of

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What is grit salt made of

Road grit is just ground rock salt that is used to spread on the roads during the winter weathers for de-icing purposes. If the rock salt is spread the evening before bad weather is forecasted, it will prevent ice and snow from sticking. Rock salt is made up of sodium chloride and forms in beds underground. The salt is usually clear, but can be may different colours due to the amount of impurities it contains. Road gritting...

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Brown and White Rock Salt

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Brown and White Rock Salt

Brown rock salt is in the form of large granules and is most common in the UK. It is used to grit roads and paths and is spread by gritting machines when bad weather conditions are forecasted in the winter months, such as ice and snow to provide you with a safer and risk-free drive on the way to work. It is brown in colour because of the impurities it contains but makes it useful when gritting because it's visible in the snow. Brown...

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What is rock salt

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What is rock salt

Rock Salt is usually known as halite and is sodium chloride in mineral form and is the purest type of salt, as it has no additives. It is a chemical sedimentary rock that isometric crystals are formed from, and it's normally either colourless or white but could be pink or dark brown, depending on the location it came from. The rock salt can also change colour depending on the impurities it contains. Believe it or not, rock salt is full...

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Which businesses use arable farming

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Which businesses use arable farming

If you are not familiar with the agricultural industry, you might not know that there are many branches of agriculture, and all of which can be coined under the generic name of 'farmer', just like the different branches of medicine, all of which are practiced by doctors. The different disciplines of farming are separated by the produce which the farmer raises and attends to. Though they're many specialised branches,...

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Who uses Agricultural Contracting

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Who uses Agricultural Contracting

As with other types of contracting, agricultural contractors are contracted workers who provide a specialist service for clients with bespoke requirements in the agricultural industry. Just as you imagine, a farmer's day starts early and finishes late. There are acres of land to cover and it's particularly busy during peak seasons. At these times, an extra pair of helping hand is always welcome, and this is where agricultural...

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When is private road gritting required

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When is private road gritting required

Whenever the temperature dips, it's a common sight to see gritters and salt spreaders out on the roads, holding up traffic and planting grit sand on the roads so they can get stuck on your freshly-washed tyres. Though we all know that it's ultimately for the benefit of public road users, have you ever wondered who is responsible for other road surfaces? Contrary to public roads which are maintained by your local council, the responsibility...

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Common Uses of a HIAB Trailer

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Common Uses of a HIAB Trailer

A HIAB crane is a versatile piece of kit which can be used in virtually all types and scales of the projects which involves transporting and lifting heavy loads. They can be mounted on a flat-bed trailed for ease of transport or self-driving for a larger lifting capacity. Though it's become synonymous with the overhead crane itself, HIAB actually Stands for Hydrauliska Industri AB, which is the Swedish handing equipment manufacturer...

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