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Agricultural machinery is machinery used in the operation of an agricultural area or farm.

AEM Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

AEM Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

Kinze Manufacturing’s Kinzenbaw and MacDon Industries’ MacDonald Honored

MILWAUKEE (November 4, 2015) The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) today announced the 2015 inductees into the AEM Hall of Fame, which recognizes and celebrates outstanding individuals in the off-road equipment industry, and their legacy of innovation, service and leadership. Hundreds of industry leaders,

Safety First, Last, and Always

Safety First, Last, and Always

Introduction
Safety depends upon alertness. Alertness depends on awareness. Awareness depends on knowledge. And knowledge depends on information received from a full spectrum of sensory media. For waste collection trucks and their crews, this includes visible light, infrared, radar, data from a global positioning system (GPS) satellite, and sound waves. These

NER & NICB Release 2013 Heavy Equipment Theft Report

The National Equipment Register and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) have released their national report on 2013 heavy equipment theft. This year’s report continues to focus on what types of equipment are most likely to be stolen and recovered and where in the country thefts and recoveries occur. Access

Diagnosing Soil’s Ills

Diagnosing Soil’s Ills

You may have more in common with the soil than you realize. Scientists in Finland have recently noted that soil macropores, or air-filled spaces within the soil, have some similarity to human blood vessels, with branching patterns that resemble our own circulatory system. Macropores allow water to infiltrate and move

Medical Imaging Reveals Effects of Soil Compaction

Madison, WI– The large, air-filled spaces, or “macropores,” in untilled soil often resemble the branching vessels of the human circulatory system. Taking advantage of this similarity, a team of Nordic researchers led by Per Schjønning ( www.poseidon-nordic.dk ) combined computed tomography (CT) scanning with traditional measurements of air exchange to

Soil Savers by the Seashore, and More

Soil Savers by the Seashore, and More

To control erosion in areas of heavy water flows, riprap is often prescribed; however, purchasing, transporting, and setting such large rocks can be quite costly. In addition, depending upon the site, large boulders might not be the most attractive option. Advancements in erosion control blankets, mattresses, and turf reinforcement mats

Clearing the Air…and Keeping It That Way

Clearing the Air…and Keeping It That Way

In 1306, King Edward I of England proclaimed the first air-quality law. He prohibited the burning of coal in craftsmen’s furnaces because of its smell. Airborne coal particles still produce an unpleasant smell; however, we now know they also constitute a threat to human health. And it isn’t just coal.

More Than Meets the Eye

More Than Meets the Eye

Kevin Sherman calls Bobcat’s laser grader “a fine-grader’s dream.” For 11 years, Sherman’s focus has been nothing but laser fine grading, mostly for concrete contractors on large sites such as warehouses. His company, A Plus Laser Grading, in Hagerstown, MD, does it all with a Bobcat M-Series loader and a

Realities of Recycling

On a sunny February Sunday in Coral Springs, FL, cars lined up to enter a municipal parking area staged with numerous Dumpsters and barrels as residents rid their homes of household hazardous waste and electronics.
Generally, Broward County offers permanent drop-off locations for household hazardous waste and curbside pickup for its

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