New Dimension of Mechanised Agriculture – A View

  • V Richard Paul Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • S Radha Devi Assistant Professor in Commerce, P.K.N. Arts & Science College, Thirumangalam, Madurai District
Keywords: Agricultural, pollution, Traction, Power, cultivation, plowing, Cultipacker, Harrow


Agricultural technology is the tools and machinery that are used primarily or entirely in order to support agricultural enterprise. Examples include plows, threshers, and irrigation systems. These forms of technology, which are all regularly used in modern agricultural settings, have a long history in farming and have been reinvented and redesigned many times over. Plows, for example, were originally pulled by animals but now are usually powered by engines. For people who are interested in the history of agricultural technology, there have been improvements to technology that have greatly changed the ways in which certain types of crops were grown or harvested.

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