Farm vehicles now weigh almost as much as heaviest dinosaurs – here’s why that’s a problem

Posted 9/7/22

What does a modern combine harvester and a Diplodocus have in common? One answer, it seems, may be their big footprints on the soil. A new study led by researchers from Sweden and Switzerland has found that the weight of farming machinery today is approaching that of the largest animals to have ever roamed the Earth – the sauropods.

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