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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Tractor Liquid Nitrogen Fertilizing, 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 118130

Summary:
Photograph of application of liquid nitrogen fertilizer. Image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd (and earlier related companies) agricultural implement manufacturer, importer and distributor, Sunshine, Victoria.
Description:
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Man driving a tractor coupled to a large liquid nitrogen fertilizer tank and spreader. Parkes NSW. Article published in Massey-Ferguson Review October 1965, No.84. "One of Bill Davies' applicator units provides a pre-seeding nitrogen application for a sudax crop on Mr Les Smith's property in the Lachlan Valley near Forbes"
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Seeding & Fertilising
Tertiary Classification: fertiliser equipment
Inscriptions: Handwritten in red ink on back, 'HO 1198/65 / 120# / 6 1/8" wide / anchor mount'

In pencil on back, 'APPLYING LIQUID NITROGEN FERTILIZER / PARKES - N.S.W.'
Organisations Depicted: Davies, Bill; Smith, Les
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1965

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