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windrow

[′win‚drō]
(geology)
Any accumulation of material formed by wind or tide action.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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'The new design of the 9300 Series RazorBar disc header is all about moving the crop through the mower conditioner as fast as possible into a perfect windrow behind the machine,' says Matt LeCroy, hay and forage product marketing manager at AGCO.
The moisture content was adjusted to around 50-60% (optimal moisture content for composting); this operation was performed during the turning of the windrows. The windrows were turned once every 3 days at the beginning of the process, then once every 7 days, and once every 15 days for the remaining composting period.
Then, in 1969, Dad purchased a cabbage loader that loaded one windrow consisting of two rows.
WeCare had been allowing incoming material to stockpile before, then periodically brought in a machine to grind it before placing it in windrows.
They use aerated static pile composting, which avoids the cost of windrow turning machines and reduces the odors that come from rotting organic waste.
The wet leaves plastered on lawns and hard surfaces and windrowed against fences, stairs and buildings need to be removed.
coli O157:H7 was carried out in windrows and plastic bins.
(images from the show can be seen online at edelmangallery.com.) Working boats lost in the vast windrows of crude reveal the scale of the incident.
through windrows of seaweed, uncovering crabs that lift their defiant
When mechanical shakers are used to harvest walnuts, almonds, or pecans, leaves and twigs also fall to the ground and are swept into windrows. Pickup machines then scoop up the windrows, and air flowing through the harvesters separates the nuts from debris, which now includes soil particles.
Two days later everyone was in the hayfield, raking the hay into windrows and gathering the windrows into cocks.
After it leaves the grinder, the yard waste material is placed into composting windrows where it slowly converts to marketable topsoil.