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Mc Hale F550 and New Holland T6090 tractor baling in a field

The Use Of Balers in Farming: History and Operation

Baling hay and straw has been an essential part of farming for centuries. It allows farmers to store and transport large amounts of feed for their livestock, especially during the winter months. The history of balers in farming is a long and interesting one, with many innovations and improvements over the years. Early balers were

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a combine working in our field

How Combine Harvesters Work

The combine harvester represents a significant advancement in agricultural technology, merging cutting, threshing, and winnowing into one continuous operation. This guide delves deeper into its intricate mechanisms and historical progression. 1. Historical Overview 2. Main Components and Their Functions 3. Operational Stages Explained 4. Technological Advances The combine harvester, from its inception to its current

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Grimme Gazelle 76

Grimme Single-Row Potato Harvesters: 1970s to 1980s an amazing overview with pictures

If you grew or were involved with farming potatoes in the 1970s or 1980s you would most certainly have come across Grimme single-row potato harvesters. Grimme is a German company from the city of Damme in the Lower Saxony region in North West Germany. It was established in 1861, initially as a blacksmiths forge, but

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ransomes potato spin digger

Harvesting Potatoes Using A Spin Digger: history and operation of an amazing invention

The spin digger or spinner was the first mechanised attempt at removing potatoes from the soil in which they grew to make gathering the potatoes easier. Prior to the invention of the spin digger, someone had to manually dig the soil and potatoes with a spade or a fork and spread the crop on the

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Underhaug superfaun potato harvester

Underhaug Superfaun UN1700 Potato Harvester: fascinating history and operation

The Underhaug Superfaun UN1700 potato harvester was first produced by Underhaug (correctly referred to as Underhaugs Fabrikk from Naerbo in Norway) and given the model name UN1700. Underhaug was bought by Kverneland ( another Norwegian company) in 1986, the most noticeable change was the machine was finished with Kverneland red paint instead of Underhaug orange

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