Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited (TAFE), has announced that its entire sub 100 HP range of Massey Ferguson and TAFE tractors, barring one model, has been made compatible for use with bio diesel. These tractors can use the current 5% blend of regular diesel with diesel produced by esterising vegetable oils obtained from Corn, Jatropha, Rape Seed, etc. Since use of edible oil for this purpose is banned in our country, oil from Jatropha is normally used for making bio diesel which is a green fuel, bio degradable and environmental friendly.

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

The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, has come up with an innovative tractor- drawn groundnut harvester. Groundnut is usually harvested by hand, which consumes a lot of time and

Instead of designing a low priced indigenous tractor, industry copies models used abroad

What runs the small farming economy?

The needs of the small farmer require attention: small tractors or animal power? Both?

Bharatiya Cattle Resource Develop

The use of heavy tractors leads to reduced crop production