tractor fuel

tractor fuel

[′trak·tər ‚fyül]
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Described as working "very satisfactorily," it completed an acre in 63 minutes on 2 gallons of "cheap paraffin" (the British term for tractor fuel).
They also calculated costs for tractor fuel and labor for each pass of a tractor.
"We can't even fill our tractor fuel tanks with that money," he said.
Seeds will be precisely placed, according to soil moisture levels." Tailoring processes at this level could make farming more efficient, and bring significant savings in the amount of tractor fuel and fertiliser needed.
Pimentel added up all the energy used in growing corn - the fertilizer, the tractor fuel and tractor manufacturing, etc., plus the energy used by ethanol plants and found that making one gallon of ethanol uses the equivalent of about 1-1/3 gallons of oil.
Higher crude prices make biofuels produced from crops more competitive, while raising the cost of tractor fuel and fertilizer for farmers.
Other aspects will aim at positive objectives to increase efficiency in terms of evaluating energy (electricity and tractor fuel) and water usage and consumption on farms and disseminating information regarding renewable energy options.
Avoiding ploughing with no-till management reduces tractor fuel use during production.
Thief got into farmyard area and forced a hole in tractor fuel tank and drained out diesel.
Eifion Huws, an Anglesey dairy farmer and DFOB member, said dairy farmers haven't been paid in May but have their own bills to pay for feed, electricity, tractor fuel and other essentials.
This saves 337 million gallons in tractor fuel annually and prevents an estimated 356 billion pounds of disturbed soil from eroding into rivers and streams.