Motorists should remain alert to slow-moving farm equipment

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Tribune staff reports Harvest season is here, and for some, that means visiting pumpkin patches and apple orchards. But the Indiana State Department of Agriculture wants to remind motorists that harvest season also means farmers will begin harvesting this year’s corn and soybean crops. That means more slow-moving agricultural equipment will be traveling on Indiana’s […]

Harvest Season Is Here; Slowing Moving Equipment Hit Indiana Roads

Harvest Season Is Here; Slowing Moving Equipment Hit Indiana Roads

Indiana State Department of Agriculture is offering tips to motorists who encounter slowing moving equipment. Shutterstock photo. (INDIANAPOLIS) – Harvest season is here and for some that means visiting pumpkin patches and apple orchards, but we want to remind motorists that harvest season also means farmers will begin harvesting this year’s corn and soybean crops. […]

Sales of farm equipment up in August

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Farm machinery sales reflected farmers’ optimism last month.  “We are pleasantly surprised by the return to growth for small units in both the U.S. and Canada, and by a healthy rate,” said Curt Blades, senior vice president of agriculture services at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). “In addition to the continued growth of the […]

Call for rationalising duty, VAT on dredging equipment

FE REPORT | Published: August 01, 2021 08:32:40 | Updated: August 01, 2021 13:50:19 Experts at a programme on Saturday called for rigorous river training and river dredging to revive the country’s waterways for transportation of goods and passengers at the cheapest rate. Besides, they said, the yearlong functionality of river routes can significantly reduce […]

South Asia Agriculture Equipment Market is projected to expand at an impressive CAGR of around 9% over the forecast period of 2021-2031 – Persistence Market Research

NEW YORK, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Growing demand for tractors, brush cutters, water pumps, and lawn mowers for agriculture and horticulture is lending impetus to the growth of the South Asia agriculture equipment market. The agriculture sector has seen significant growth in the past few years, and the same is expected over the coming […]

80pc marine fishers don’t have enough safety equipment

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Speakers at a virtual discussion yesterday underscored the need for providing technological, financial and educational support to those working in artisanal marine fisheries to ensure their human rights and enrich their livelihoods. Pointing out the contribution of coastal areas’ fisher folks who risk their lives to provide highly nutritious seafood to the market, the speakers […]