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Farm Power and Machinery Management

TextbookOut of Print

By: Donnell Hunt

363 pages, B/w illus, figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 10 | #118790 | ISBN: 0813817560
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About this book

Used by more than 60,000 students since 1954, Farm Power and Machinery Management continues to be devoted to the selection, operation, maintenance, and replacement of tractors and farm machinery used in agricultural field production. The objectives of the 10th edition are to analyse the factors that constitute machinery management, to explain the function of the various machines and to indicate approaches and procedures for making management decisions. This book will be of practical use for equipment dealers and manufacturers, farm lenders and managers, landowners and farmers, as well as farm operators. Additionally, the management principles and the machinery operating details are useful to students preparing for careers in agricultural education, agricultural mechanisation, agricultural business, or agricultural engineering.


Contents

Economic Performance- Machine, Power, Operator; Costs; Operations- Tilage, Seedbed preparation, Cultivation, Seeding machines, Chemical application, Grain harvesting, Forage harvesting, Materials handling, Special crop machines; Power; Equipment Selection; Laboratory exercises

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