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Farm Machinery And Equipment

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The development of agricultural techniques and machinery has been central to the development of mankind, driving society and civilisation forward from hunter-gathering to the global world we live in today. This volume explores twentieth-century farming equipment, offering detailed descriptions and explanations coupled with photographs and illustrations. Highly recommenced for those with an interest in the development of modern agriculture. Contents include: Farm Machinery and Its Relation to Agriculture”, “Materials of Construction”, “Mechanics”, “Transmission and Power and Component Parts of Machines”, “Lubricants and Lubrication”, “Hydraulic Power Lifts and Rubber Tires”, “Selection of Farm Machinery”, “Tillage History and Requirements”, “Primary Tillage Equipment”, “Secondary Equipment”, “Weed-Control Equipment”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on farming.

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