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Conserving Fuel on the Farm



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By Cathy Svejkovsky

Published: 2007

Updated: 2007

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Introduction

In today’s climate of continually escalating fuel prices, farms must find ways to conserve fuel in order to reduce costs. This publication identifies a number of measures that will reduce fuel consumption on farms, and concludes with a list of resources for more information.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Fuel Storage
Vehicles and Equipment
      Before You Start an Engine
      Getting the Most Out of an Engine
Field Practices
      Conservation or Reduced Tillage
      Tractor Operation
      Tire Slippage
      Drawbar Work
      Matching Equipment to Task
References
Resources

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