1. Be able to list the criteria for selecting tractors and machines.
2. Be able to determine optimum machine size.
3. Be able to calculate ownership and operating costs of agricultural equipment.
4. Understand ways to reduce the costs of owning and operating tractors and machinery.
5. Understand the concept of break-even use (BEU) for a machine.
6. Be able to calculate BEU for a machine.
7. Understand the importance of regular maintenance of agricultural machinery.
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