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  • 20 Tips for 20 Years - How Buyers Can Get the Most out of XPRT

    To celebrate XPRT’s 20th anniversary, we’re showing our appreciation to the buyers who have helped support us over the years with these 20 tips for getting the most out of XPRT.  Straight from the people who know how to maneuver XPRT best, this is our 20th anniversary gift to you. Tip #1: Use xprt.com for your searches In early 2019, we launched a ...


    By XPRT Media

  • What are the production processes of sheep manure organic fertilizer

    Sheep manure organic fertilizer machine, the first treatment is to use sheep manure dehydration system, first the fecal urinal through dehydration treatment, and then control the water content at about 40%. The usual method is to use the crops such as wine dregs, bacterial dregs, straw and rice bran (including n \ P \ K) as the filling materials, ...

  • How to solve the noise problem of compound fertilizer rotary drum granulator

    In NPK fertilizer production line, it is inevitable that noise will be produced during work, but noise will also cause deep trouble to everyone, seriously affect the work rest of the surrounding people, and our country has expressly stipulated the noise law. If it affects the normal work rest of others, it will be ...

  • Get Your Planter Right For #plant20

    Although it’s difficult to believe, spring planting will be just around the corner. Now’s the time to start preparing to make the most important pass across the field – planting – this 2020 season. In order to make the most of planting this season, you’ve probably already considered several options to improve over last year. For many, it’s an equipment ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • From the sawyers corner-Is your sawmill blade sharp enough?

    Always look at your last cut for any waviness, that is a good sign that your blade maybe dull. Other possible signs of a dull blade are the feed rate will be slower, the motor laboring more then expected, and the blade will be consistently pressing against the guide bearings. Some folks will use a band blade until it totally will not cut anymore, thinking they are saving money by not changing the ...


    By Hud-Son Forest Equipment

  • The Future Of The Hydroponic Systems

    The hydroponics, which had its expansion in the early 70s in order to increase productivity and growing in adverse geographical locations, has a long way to go. Some advances in the hydroponic systems has been made recently at the last frontier: space. At the International Space Station (ISS), water and food are limited resources ...

  • Thinking about buying a sawmill?

    There are many things to consider before buying a portable sawmill. What type of milling you are doing: homeowner or professional usage, diameter logs you will be sawing, manual or hydraulic mill, stationary or trailer band mill, and of course budget? Can you get parts easily for your mill? Can you get training on using your mill properly? Will I get support after the sale? Who can I call if I ...


    By Hud-Son Forest Equipment

  • The Nakuru Accord: Building Bridges in the WASH Sector

    With more than half of the world lacking access to a toilet, SOIL is driven not just to positive outcomes in #Haiti, but to nurturing a global sanitation revolution. In 2018, a conference in Nakuru, Kenya inspired a call for all WASH professionals to publicly commit to “failing better in the WASH sector” so that everyone could learn from each other. Essentially, it’s a ...


    By SOIL Haiti

  • The Value of Stand Count: When Replant Decisions are on the Line, Accuracy Counts

    Making the decision to replant is one of the most difficult that a grower can face, with costly consequences that can impact an entire season of profits. For generations, growers have relied on manual stand count methods to inform replant decisions, but data gathered manually has challenges – difficult and time consuming to collect, limited in scope and prone to errors. Additionally, manual ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Open air type fermentation windrow turner

    The open-air fermentation window turner adopts electric motor power and full hydraulic transmission and control; the whole welding frame is compact, solid and durable; the tipping efficiency is high, with the functions of crushing, mixing, tipping and stacking, and the stacking is even and tidy after the tipping; the tipping rotor teeth can be disassembled, and the standard parts are easy to ...

  • How many days does it take to ferment organic fertilizer

    Most domestic organic fertilizer products can only be composted and fermented for 7-10 days, and such products can only reach the harmless standard. The fermentation process of high quality organic compost usually takes 45-60 days. This is because in the early stage of heating and high temperature of the organic ...

  • Enhancing Foliage Color of Ornamental Cabbage and Kale with LEDs

    Enhancing Foliage Color of Ornamental Cabbage and Kale with Prior-to-Shipping Light and Temperature Treatments in Coolers Introduction Ornamental flowering cabbage and kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) is a bedding plant that is typically produced outdoors in the late summer and early fall. It is popular due to its vibrant and ...


    By P.L. Light Systems Inc.

  • The Value of Stand Count, Part 2: Early Visibility Matters With Uniformity of Emergence and Plant Spacing

    Every grower knows the value of stand count data in making replant decisions. But understanding stand count can also reveal critical insights about uniform emergence and plant spacing — both of which can have a substantial effect on yield potential. Even when stand count numbers are good, non-uniform corn emergence can reduce yield potential by as much as 10 percent. Similarly, non-uniform ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Advantages of walking organic fertilizer compost turner machine

    The walking type organic fertilizer compost turner machine is the most widely used fermentation dumping equipment in the organic fertilizer manufacturing process. The machine adopts a four-wheel walking design, in which the small machine adopts a rack structure and the large machine adopts a box structure. The main ...

  • MadgeTech Data Loggers Employed for Blue-Footed Booby Study - Case Study

    Background The small volcanic island of Isla Isabel, located just 15 miles off the coast of Mexico, is home to a wide variety of seabirds. One of the most iconic inhabitants is the Bluefooted Boobies, a species of marine birds known for their bright blue webbed feet, which are used to attract a mate. The Ecology Institute of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) ...


    By MadgeTech, Inc.

  • Slabber Sawmill, Hud-Son Forest Equipment Oscar 60″ Diameter-Huge Slabs!

    Information video on the Hud-Son Forest Equipment Oscar 60 slabber sawmill. The first thing that you’re going to do when you get your Hud-Son Forest Equipment Oscar 60 is you’re going to get your track in place and level it. In this particular case your going to bolt the two sections together which is very simple. All your going to do is your going to bring your two sections here ...


    By Hud-Son Forest Equipment

  • Top 3 Considerations When Buying a Slurry Applicator

    Dribble bar, band spreader, trailing hose, trailing shoe, disc injector or shallow injection? Whatever name you read or see, they all refer to low emission spreading systems under evolving environmental regulations. The variety of systems available, and the number of options and features, can be baffling to even the most experienced farmer! We have put together the top three factors to think ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Making Better Herbicide Decisions with Weed Density Mapping

    Proper weed control early during the growing season is essential for reducing nutrient competition, gaining optimal crop health, and preventing yield loss. Weed management in corn and soybeans can be an extremely difficult problem to tackle and, if left unmanaged, can cause nearly a 52% corn yield loss and 49% yield loss in soybeans according to research conducted by the  ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Carthage System Upgrades Feeding Technology to Gestal

    High Power Pork LLC., a 6000-head Carthage System sow farm, has recently undergone conversion from a conventional European-style electronic sow feeding system to the Gestal 3G free-access feeding system and is therefore announcing a group-housing retrofit with Jyga Technologies, manufacturer of Gestal. Since its establishment in 2010, the farm has used pen housing. The original open pen system ...


    By Jyga Technologies

  • Not just milk-and-water

    As global demand for milk, cheese, yogurt and other dairy products continues to grow, cost and energy management concerns are driving the introduction of new technologies in dairies to optimize and control costs of water usage.  In dairy plants, water usage is one of the major costs in the processing of the milk that is both a direct product and a primary raw material used to manufacture ...


    By Veolia Water Technologies

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