harrow News

  • Harrow to transform cigarette ends into loft insulation

    Cigarette butts could be used to make loft insulation pillows in a new experiment being carried out by Harrow Council. Currently, around 4,000 discarded cigarettes are dropped every 24 hours in Harrow town centre alone. This waste is then dumped in landfill, as normally, it cannot be recycled. To solve this waste problem, the local authority is figuring out the feasibility of linking the ...

  • NLPG Mobile Manager Puts Harrow on the Map

    Helping our clients find new and innovative ways to deliver efficiencies, reduce cost and at the same time meet higher service demands are what we do best. We therefore welcomed the opportunity to work with Harrow Council, to enhance the collection and maintenance of data associated with the upkeep of its Local Land & Property Gazetteer (LLPG); a spatial database which holds all local ...


    By Sigma Seven Limited

  • Bellota Agrisolutions attends EIMA Agrimach 2015

    EIMA Agrimach 2015 will take place from 3-5 December in New Delhi, India. This event is the only global meeting place in India for agricultural implements where the main agricultural machinery manufacturers exhibit their new farm equipments. Bellota Agrisolutions will be attending this Show in Hall B with a representation ...


    By Bellota Agrisolutions

  • Deep ploughing reduces diversity and number of earthworms

    Less invasive soil preparation methods in farming, such as harrowing, have a positive impact on the numbers, biomass, and species richness of earthworms, unlike conventional ploughing, according to new research. The long-term study compared the results of five different methods of soil preparation on agricultural land in Germany over a ten-year period. Earthworms play a major role in the ...

  • SIMA 2015 show Paris

    Regarding tractors, besides the usual presence of the most established brands in the market, has drawn attention Kubota strategy, which will begin manufacturing tractors in France in spring, performing a range extending mading farm machinery (disc harrow, planters, cultivator) under the same brand. Have also seen Korean and Chinese manufacturers of tractors, although the chinese does not have a ...


    By Bellota Agrisolutions

  • Bellota Agrisolutions at CII Krishi Vikas show in India

    Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has organized "Krishi Vikas" Exhibition and Conference from 25 to 27 May 2015 at Dussehra Maidan, Annapoorna Road, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. This event is organised concurrently with the inauguration of the Madhya Pradesh Government's largest agriculture show "Krishi Mahotsav"(from 25 May to 15 June) to help the farmers by showcasing latest techniques ...


    By Bellota Agrisolutions

  • John Deere introduces two new tillage tools: 2230 Field Cultivator & 2330 Mulch Finisher

    To help producers prepare a more agronomically sound seedbed ahead of the planter in often short time windows, John Deere introduces two new tillage tools. These next-generation secondary tillage implements are designed from "below the ground up" to work faster and smarter, making customers more productive while effectively handling tough soil conditions and high levels of crop residue at speeds ...


    By John Deere

  • No-tillage management of olive groves can improve soil structure while maintaining yield

    Non-conservative tillage techniques, such as milling and harrowing, are the most common way to manage soil in Mediterranean olive orchards. A new study confirms the value of alternative methods based on the use of spontaneous cover crops which can significantly improve soil structure and reduce erosion whilst maintaining yields. The olive tree is one of the most widespread crops in the ...

  • Rice paddies raise methane threat

    Directly seeding rice into fields rather than transplanting it into flooded paddies would dramatically reduce methane emissions and slow down climate change, according to scientists studying the staple crop. A number of experiments in Asia, particularly in the Philippines and Japan, show that a change in ...


    By Climate News Network

  • European owners satisfied with their Direct 2.0 tractors

    The latest version of Valtra’s stepless transmission has won praise from owners around the world. The new Direct 2.0 is even easier to use, more powerful, quieter, more comfortable and more fuel efficient than previous versions. For example, cab noise levels on the T163 EcoPower model have been reduced to just 68.5 decibels. The Direct 2.0 transmission is available with the N123, N143, ...

  • Sumatran fires: hype about the symptoms, insufficient action on the disease

    Sumatra, Indonesia. The health and climate impacts of large peatland and forest fires in Sumatra provide yet another harrowing reminder of the unsustainability of palm oil and pulp wood plantations on peat. Massive fires raging on the Indonesian island of Sumatra have triggered warnings from health authorities in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, and sparked a row among the three ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Four N113 HiTech 5 Tractors in Council Work

    Like most British cities and towns, Derby includes a lot of open spaces – everything from acres of parkland, playing fields and golf courses to grass verges and central reservations. All of this land requires maintenance, such as grass cutting and replanting, tree cutting and the removal of cut timber, and repairs to the infrastructure, including roadways, walls and ornamental bridges. To ...

  • Health and Safety Issues in Agriculture: Is there a Way Out?

    Agriculture forms the backbone of most economies and is a chief driver of economic growth. In 2013 the agricultural sector grew by a spectacular 16.4% and aided considerably in improving the country’s ...


    By Holloway Houston, Inc.

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