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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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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     Farmers need lots of tools, and creating separate tool boxes for certain projects can save time. Here are some tips on organizing a fence repair tool box.      Farmers need a lot of tools. It’s a fact of life, and of course, those tools are all completely necessary and, well, rather fun, […]

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Sweet corn is an annual with yellow, white, and bi-colored ears. A long, frost-free growing season is necessary after planting. Here’s how to grow corn in your garden! Sweet corn is wind-pollinated, so it should be planted in blocks, rather than in single rows. Early, mid, and late-season varieties extend the harvest. If you miss the […]

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  There’s a lot of buzz about honeybees these days, but the lesser known (and equally feared) native pollinators are doing the heavy lifting when it comes to pollinating your garden. Here are the top tips for making the most of your space to support ailing bee populations (native bees are struggling, too) and bring […]

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A tool for digging narrow, deep holes, allow me to backtrack. As a fan of old-fashioned hand tools, I wouldn’t want to overlook the many virtues of a manual post-hole digger! This simple tool, composed of two handles joined near the base with a pair of shovel blades on each end, is designed to dig deep […]

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Correctly maintaining a tractor will add years to its useful life. However, there are some basic differences in maintaining a tractor from other vehicles. The manufacturer has specific instructions for basic care of your equipment, and they have the expertise to give you the best advice on how to do it. If you don’t have […]

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