ASABE Completely Revises agricultural equipment manual standard.August 1, 2012 -
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) revised its standard for agricultural equipment manuals: ANSI/ASAE EP363.2, Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment - Operator's manual - Content and format. This complete rewrite incorporates list of changes. As next step, ASABE will propose EP363.2 be used as basis for revision of corresponding, identically titled international standard ISO 3600:1996.
Asabe Revises Agricultural Equipment Manual Standard
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
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Press release date: July 26, 2012
ST JOSEPH, MICHIGAN- The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has revised its standard for agricultural equipment manuals.
The revised standard, ANSI/ASAE EP363.2, Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment - Operator's manual - Content and format , was a complete rewrite incorporating a long list of changes. As a next step, ASABE will propose that EP363.2 be used as the basis for a revision of a corresponding, identically titled international standard, ISO 3600:1996.
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