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An asset with a long-term useful life that a company uses to make its products or provide its services. Strictly speaking, a fixed asset is any asset that the company does not expect to sell for at least a year, but the term often refers to assets a company expects to have indefinitely. Common examples of fixed assets are real estate and factories, which a company holds for long periods of time.


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The two students developed the first prototype of the jab planter and took it to South Africa in the summer of 2008 as part of a unique study tour sponsored by the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences.
The town of West Brookfield would get the planter ready for planting each year, he said.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: Go for a planter with a side measure to gauge planting depth and a jagged bottom edge for cutting turf, plus a soil-release mechanism, which drops the core of soil back in the hole.
There was little hint, in the 1770s anyway, of an English antipathy to the Spanish as planters "were more loyal to the market than to any nationality" (p.
The most durable plants for courtyard planters tend to be succulents, low-growing and multi-trunked palms, house plants, and shade-tolerant species of all types.
To stay ahead of the curve, I personally go to the field with new models of planters and wagons to monitor the needs and trends of today's changing cropping practices.
In fact, he argues in earlier chapters that Redemption was not foreordained, but only possible after Republicans began to slowly lose their seats to planter-friendly Democrats in the mid-1870's, who bolstered planter power with the coercive power of the state.
Interlocked with the planters, the bench seat repeats the strong horizontal lines.
The work takes planters to the most damaged lands, where clearcutting or wildfires have left moonscapes of the ecosystem.
Referring to Pierce Butler, Dusinberre gives the impression that most low-country planters took a hostile view of plantation chapels, but much other evidence contradicts this assertion.
Planters are furious that they should give in 50% of their product to the Coffee Board at the controlled prices," said one planter who prefers to remain anonymous.
What better way to dress up your deck than with one or more wooden planter boxes attached directly to the deck rail?