Apr 29, 2016 12:21:37 PMLeave a Comment
Sales of the Nuhn Industries huge 15000 Quad Train manure spreader jumped once the company began outfitting it with more durable radial tires—35.5R32 Alliance 393 flotation radials. The boost to Nuhn tanker sales coinciding with the introduction of the new, large, high-performance tires suggests that tires can play a key role in farm machinery innovation.
Apr 27, 2016 1:45:39 PMLeave a Comment
The practice of clearcutting in forest maintenance is a frequent subject of controversy among professional foresters, loggers and the general public. People don’t like clear cuts, most markedly because of the appearance of forests after the process has been completed. Foresters remain committed to advocating for the benefits of clear cutting to the long term health of forests. So the challenge becomes how can we balance the long-term health of forests with maintaining their full, natural appearance.
Spring can be a trying time for farmers as they balance the urgency to get into the field with the need to wait until the field is actually ready to handle equipment. While the urge to get to the chores of tilling, spreading, spraying, and planting are strong, patience this time of year is preached, as farmers are liable to do more harm than good by getting into the field too soon. However, patience can be difficult in practice as the clock ticks away and farmers have to get their fields prepared and producing. To make matters worse, delays in the spring can negatively impact yields come harvest time.
On March 15, the Agriculture Council of America will celebrate its 43rd National AG Day— an event recognizing agriculture's vital role in the daily lives of all Americans. Now in its fifth decade, National AG Day helps raise awareness about where and how food is produced in the U.S. and the crucial role agriculture plays in the our economy by providing us with an abundance of safe and affordable products. It also helps foster our AG economy by promoting career opportunities in farming.