It is an implement that cuts and pulverizes the soil by impact forces through a number of rotary tines or knives mounted as a horizontal shaft. It is also called “rotary tiller”. It is suitable for shallow cultivation and weed control. It consists of a power driven shaft on which knives or tines are mounted […]

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Indian agriculture is undergoing a rapid transformation with increased mechanization and the introduction of new agricultural technologies. As compared to countries like the USA, Canada, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Australia, Russia, South Korea, Japan, and China, however, we still have a considerable way to go in achieving food security through farm mechanization. According to a […]

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The future of Indian agriculture lies in widespread mechanization if we are to achieve higher crop yields to meet the food demands of a growing population. Intensive agriculture can only be practiced with the use of machinery. Nearly all farm operations such as tilling, planting, fertilizing, spraying, irrigation, harvesting, winnowing, threshing, and packing have now […]

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The tractor is perhaps one of the most essential farm machines in India and around the world. It has played a significant role in the fundamental alteration and development of agriculture in modern times. The advent of tractors has relieved humans and draft animals of strenuous and time-consuming drudgery have facilitated faster farm operations and […]

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Agriculture in India Agriculture is one of the most important economic sectors in India, directly or indirectly affording employment to over 70% of the country’s population, making up nearly 25% of the country’s GDP, and accounting for over 13% of the country’s exports. India is the second largest agricultural producer in the world and produces […]

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Technological advances in agricultural machinery have already transformed farming in India and around the world, and we can look forward to further innovations, especially in tractors, that are likely to cut down on time-consuming tasks and reduce the amount of human intervention required in many agricultural activities. There are several reasons why we can look […]

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As the world population increases there is an increase in consumption and standard of living, eventually, energy demand also increases to fulfill it. The net energy demand cannot be satisfied by the conventional energy technology which utilizes only a few local resources. Every sector of the Indian economy like agriculture, industry, transport and domestic needs […]

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What is Combine Harvester? A combine harvester is a very useful agricultural machine that can harvest, winnow, and thresh rice, corn, wheat, sunflower, pulses, and other crops right out in the field. Harvesting crops in this manner in one operational process can save time as well as human labor, and bring down work costs for […]

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One of the first mentions of a farming implement in Indian literature occurs in the Ramayana when the King of Janaka is described ploughing a field. Implements such as ploughs, weeders, spades,  sickles, harvesters, grain separators, and threshers have been used by indigenous farmers for centuries. Traditional Indian agriculture flourished by harnessing human and animal […]

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A power tiller is a two-wheeled agricultural implement, fitted with rotary tillers, that is fast gaining traction in the Indian agricultural scene for its multi-purpose uses. In addition to tilling the soil, power tillers can be used for ploughing the soil, sowing seeds, planting seedlings, adding fertilizers, spraying fertilizers, herbicides, and water, pumping water, harvesting […]

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