Harvesting crops is hard work, but the advancement of machine technology has lessened the load substantially. In the Farm Machinery: Harvesting Project, you’ll get to weigh and analyze forage samples, examine worn and damaged parts and learn about harvesting bottlenecks.
In this project, you’ll:
- Investigate forage harvesters, blowers and wagons
- Learn why adjustments are crucial to avoid delays and prevent crop losses
- Learn about combine uses and parts
- Discuss horticultural harvesting equipment related to Ontario crops like hay and straw
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Science & Technology
Did you know?
There are two main types of forage harvesters used in Ontario – 1) Pull Type and 2) Self-Propelled. Learn more about farm machinery used for harvesting in this 4-H project!