Find Harvesting Equipment For Sale
Harvesting has come a long way from the days of reaping, threshing, and winnowing by hand. Now we have the much-needed luxury of equipment that allows us to do more work in less time. We are happy that we can feature harvesting equipment and we have listed below the types of equipment we routinely offer.
The combine harvester, and most commonly known as combine, is the three in one harvester that every farmer will recommend. It takes the three harvesting processes (reaping, threshing, and winnowing) and turns them into a single process. It is most often used for corn, wheat, rye, barley, oats, soybeans, flax, sorghum, canola, and sunflower.
Grain harvesters tackle the job specifically to the grain farmer. Wheat, oats, rice, barley, and cornmeal are the most popular grains and must be handled slightly different than other crops. These harvesters come in a range of sizes that will cover any sized crop you can plant.
Root Crop Harvester
Harvesting root crops by machine requires a gentle touch that not all harvesters can provide. This type of machinery creates a vibration that reaches the crop before the machine. It loosens up the soil around the root crop so that when the machine plucks it out of the ground, there is no damage to the vegetable.
A sugarcane harvesting machine is very much like a combine, but is strictly for sugarcane. It reaps, threshes, and winnows the sugarcane with ease. Combines can be very wide and large but sugarcane harvesters tend to be narrower and can navigate through crop without the bulk of a wide design.
Cotton picking once was done by hand but now we have self-propelled machines that can cover six rows of cotton in one trip through the field. You can find two types of pickers on the market, the stripper or the spindle. The stripper is found most often in Texas and removes lint and plant matter from the cotton during harvest. The spindle features barbed spindles that can remove cotton seed during harvesting. It creates bricks of cotton seed for future planting.