Today, it is accepted that farm mechanisation is an unavoidable imperative. For productivity must be increased. But

On November 4, the un General Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favour of ending the us imposed embargo against Cuba. The Mexican representative was the first to speak in favor of the anti blockade resolution. So did Morocco, on behalf of the Group of 77 p

A seeder, which can simultaneous sow and provide manure to the crops, has been developed. The machine, put together by the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, has two ground wheels, two skids

A self-propelled paddy transplanter has been developed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. The machine uses mat-type seedlings for transplanting eight rows at a time.

Developed as an alternative to manual harvesting in small plots, the stripper-gatherer (sg) is a boon to farmers, particularly in Asia. Designed at the International Rice Research Institute in

As part of an effort to promote nasa s technology, US researchers have developed two new automated agricultural machines

The highly laborious and time consuming process of sugarcane planting has been made simpler, thanks to a multiple function device developed by scientists at the Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow

Popular imagination may paint a very idyllic picture of life on a farm. But lurking behind this rustic charm lies a dangerous occupation, farming

Now crops can be dried even during the night with the help of a solar dryer that can store heat in a special rock bed unit. The solar dryer consists of a solar collector, a rock bed heat storage

In Thailand -where most of the paddy and corn produced is exported- drying is an essential agricultural activity. There is 18-25 per cent moisture in the crops at the time of harvesting, which has