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Rural Safety Machinery Stock And General Hazards

Author : I. Brown
ISBN : 9780080943312
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This text explains how to minimise risks and cope with problems, with the help of many clear illustrations. This book is useful for students of agriculture as well as managers of rural businesses. A companion volume, Farm Chemical Safety is also available in the Practical Farming Series.

Rural Safety

Author : Andrew Brown
ISBN : OCLC:817224669
Genre : Agricultural machinery
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This text explains how to minimise risks and cope with problems, with the help of many clear illustrations. This book is useful for students of agriculture as well as managers of rural businesses. A companion volume, Farm Chemical Safety is also available in the Practical Farming Series.

Farm Irrigation

Author : Neil Southorn
ISBN : 0080548652
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 51. 52 MB
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There is no doubt that irrigation makes a major contribution to agricultural production, making a whole range of crops viable in an otherwise unreliable climate and helping insure against drought. However irrigation does not automatically guarantee a profit and acclaim, it is a high cost exercise, using water from increasingly scarce supplies, and contributes to environmental concerns of the community. Many of the pressures facing some irrigators have been caused by a lack of understanding in the past of best practices necessary in design, installation and management. Alternative methods of irrigation are presented, emphasising the characteristics of each that may make them suitable (or unsuitable) for particular situations. The range of crops under irrigation is very wide, and so too is the range of methods available to get water to them. Horticultural crops are included as well as broadacre crops. This section is followed by technical information of the various components that make up an irrigation system, and their installation. Irrigation is concerned with providing the optimum soil moisture conditions for plant growth. So to is drainage, in that too much water in the soil will retard growth. Many of the concepts surrounding irrigation are applicable to a consideration of drainage, so the book discusses that technology as well.

Farm Agskills

Author : David Brouwer
ISBN : 9781742561769
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Farm Agskills is a comprehensive guide to basic farm skills. Learn about rope knots, wire knots, the basics of electric and conventional fencing, calibrating farm machinery, inoculating and lime pelleting legume seeds, estimating pasture yields, planting trees, soil testing and farm safety. Simple to follow with step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and full-colour pictures. Farm AgSkills is part of the AgSkills series: books that provide clear explanations about a wide range of practical tasks performed in farming. Industry personnel and departmental officers have been involved in compiling these Agskills. CHAPTERS Acknowledgements Introduction General safety precautions Rope knots The Clove Hitch The Bowline Knot The Hay Knot The Quick-release Knot No. 1 The Quick-release Knot No. 2 The Sheet Bend Knot The Crown Knot The Back Splice Animal Halter Rope Headstall Fencing Clearing and Sighting the Fence Line (including over a hill) Erecting Fence Posts Hanging a Gate Running Out and Tying Off Wires Constructing a Horizontal End Assembly Building a Conventional Fence Step-by-Step Safety Precautions for Electric Fencing Wire Joining for Electric Fences Earthing an Electric Fence Temporary Electric Fences Testing the Electric Fence Building an Electric Fence Step-by-Step Further reading Pastures Inoculating and Lime Pelleting Legume Seed Seed Drill Calibration Boom Spray Calibration Estimating Pasture Yields Trees Planting Tubestock Direct Seeding Trees and Shrubs Soil Determine Soil Texture Preventing Soil Structure Damage Testing Soil Structural Stability Measure Soil Acidity Taking Soil Samples Soil Infiltration What is a Safe Work Method Statement? Check your skill Fencing Check your skill Rope Knots Check your skill Pastures Check your skill Trees Check your skill Soils Check your skill Publishing Credits Copyright Other Agskills books

Pruning And Training Fruit Trees

Author : Warren Somerville
ISBN : 0750689315
Genre : Gardening
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The viability of modern fruit production is dependent on a number of factors. Probably the most important one of these after site selection is that of orchrd design. The selection of suitable cultivator and rootstock combinations is the starting point for ongoing tree training and pruning which will continue for the life of the orchard. The days of large size fruit trees producing a tonne or more of each fruit are gone forever - a modern orchardist cannot afford to wait for the trees to grow very large, and the production costs of fruit on large, old trees is very high.

Sustainable Farm Enterprises

Author : M. A. Krause
ISBN : 0750689390
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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To be sustainable, farm enterprises must pass two tests of sustainability. They must be environmentally and economically sustainable. Environmental sustainability is a long term view for future generations. It focuses on the soil, water and vegetation. It requires an examination of soil structure, soil fertility. soil biology, salinity, acidity and what is happening to these soil dimensions over time. It looks at water and rangelands and their ability to continue to support livestock indefinitely. Having satisfied the tests of environmental sustainability, producers must consider what is the most profitable enterprise mix? This requires re-examination every year because of changing markets, technology, cost of inputs and other factors that determine profit. Managers must be able to work it out and do the calculations. If the enterprises pass both tests, grazing and farming will be viable. The environmental tests consider viability for future generations. The economic tests must be re-applied every year as nobody can guarantee costs, prices or technology for the long term.

Australian National Bibliography

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ISBN : UCBK:C081538291
Genre : Australia
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Primrose Mcconnell S The Agricultural Notebook

Author : R. J. Halley
ISBN : 9781483100326
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Primorse McConnell's The Agricultural Notebook: 18th Edition is a collection of articles about important areas of discussion in agriculture, all of which written by experts from different related fields. The book is divided into four parts. Part 1 deals with concepts related to crop production such as soil – its classifications, mineral components, and physical properties; the benefits, problem diagnosis and system layout, and maintenance of drainage systems; the physiology, nutrition, and kinds of crops; and related problems such as weeds and diseases and their control. Part 2 is concerned with animals important in agriculture and deals with topics such as livestock feeds and the breeding, management, and meat production of cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, and poultry. Part 3 discusses farm equipment such as tractors, crop sprayers, and planting machines. Part 4 tackles the management of the farming business and its staff; it also tackles laws related to agriculture and the health and safety of its personnel. The monograph is recommended for entrepreneurs in the field of agriculture, as well as those concerned in its studies and improvement.

Guide To Farm Practice In Saskatchewan

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ISBN : UCAL:C3093874
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Eye Hazards In Industrial Occupations

Author : Gordon Lockwood Berry
ISBN : UCAL:$B39716
Genre : Accidents
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