John Deere Frontier Equipment: Notes From The Field
How to adjust and use a rotary cutter. How to maintain and control pasture. www.BuyFrontier.com
17 tips for getting equipment unstuck
Never assume a strap, rope, chain, or cable is strong enough. Read the tag that comes with a strap and the ratings for chains and hooks. (That pile of old chains in the shop that you don’t know the history of, leave them there.) The pulling equipment may need to be rated 1 or 1.5 times the weight of the stuck equipment, depending on resistance factors. Always inspect the strap for fraying, and chains for stretched/broken links There are 3 resistant factors to…
How To Go Green With Outdoor Power Equipment
Ralph Helm Inc Blog Individuals or companies looking to reduce their carbon footprint can go green by utilizing environmentally friendly outdoor power equipment. There are multiple alternative uses for standard outdoor power equipment that will allow you to maintain a healthy and aesthetically pleasing lawn while also taking steps to help reduce your own personal impact on the environment. The best part is that not only…
Heightened risk in rice? Researchers discover the toxicity of thioarsenates for plants
Rice is a staple food in many regions of the world, however it sometimes contains levels of arsenic that are hazardous to our health. An interdisciplinary team of researchers has now discovered that there are arsenic compounds which have a toxic effect on plants and yet had not previously been considered in connection with chemical analyses of rice and the estimated health risks for humans. The…
How to cut worrying levels of arsenic in rice that is eaten all over the world
Researchers have discovered a simple solution to worrying levels of arsenic in our rice. Rice is the only major crop grown under flooded conditions. It is this flooding that releases inorganic arsenic, normally locked up in soil minerals, which is then absorbed by the plant. Too much arsenic is associated with a range of health problems including, at worst, bladder and lung cancer.
PHOTOS: Heavy equipment, trucks and trends from Europe and beyond we hope make it to the U.S.
When you go to a big European equipment show like Intermat, which concluded just more than two weeks ago, you see a lot of interesting things that may or may not ever make it to the United States. RELATED >> PHOTOS: Heavy equipment from the world over floods Paris for Intermat 2015 Between appointments at the […]
6 Tips for Keeping Business Small yet Progressive with Compact Equipment
Graeme Robertson walked away from contracting once. Although a natural in the seat of a machine, he went searching for a steadier paycheck and found it as a carpenter until injuries from a snowmobi…
Play it Safe…Clean Your Sprayer Equipment Before and After Each Use
Read Play it Safe…Clean Your Sprayer Equipment Before and After Each Use in addition to hundreds of recent farming and agriculture news articles. View up to date crop reports, livestock information and ag industry breaking news from farms.com.
How To Make Rice Pudding From Leftover Rice
Ever found yourself with too much cooked rice in your fridge? Here's the best thing you can do with it.
FLEET PROFILE: The top equipment and brands financed by sewer/water contractors in the last 5 years
Sewer/water contractors finance a wealth of equipment, but typically favor excavators, backhoes and wheel loaders, according to information from Equipment Data Associates. Here are the details: Types of equipment As they were with excavation and road building contractors (reported in February and March), excavators are the top financed machine of choice in the sewer/water segment […]
Learn inventory from Mr. Miyagi
Friday, February 21, 2014 LAS VEGAS – Any fan of the 1984 movie The Karate Kid remembers the way wise Mr. Miyagi trained young Daniel in karate by having him master basic steps and repeating them over and over It can be a lesson to HME providers in the way they manage their inventory, says Brightree’s Ryan McDevitt, who will present a session at Medtrade Spring in March titled “Lean Mean Fighting Machine–How to Get Your Inventory Into Shape.” Start with the fundamentals…
Industry check up: How far has handheld battery-powered equipment come?
At the recent Home Depot Backyard event held in Atlanta, Georgia, experts from multiple companies gathered to showcase the latest additions to their lines of battery-powered products, but many professional landscapers might be wondering how these products will benefit their everyday work. Experts from Makita and users of EGO products have weighed in on how […]
How to recycle landscaping equipment
Your landscaping equipment is sure to run its course eventually, but what will you do with your mowers and tools when it comes time to get something new? Your equipment has probably been very faithful to you and has lasted for years, but it’s inevitable that at some point it will break down and tear […]
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Heavy Equipment Operator Safety Tips
Training your workforce to use machinery properly goes beyond how to maneuver it through the worksite, warehouse, or field. These 6 must-know safety tips will help your operators stay safe.
Why Connect your Cat® Equipment?
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Ethanol and Your Outdoor Power Equipment
Conventional wisdom tells us ethanol is great for your vehicle, but when it comes to your 2-stroke outdoor power equipment engine, less is better.
How to Make Magic Rice Paper Transfers for Pottery
A couple NCECAs ago, I bought some rice paper transfers from a supplier at the conference. They are super fun to play around with and very easy to use, but
6 Tips to Stay Ahead of Snow Removal and Avoid Downtime
When you live and work 400 miles from the nearest Bobcat dealership, it is critical to properly maintain your equipment and keep a readily available inventory of genuine parts.