Mechanization of harvesting fresh forage in grassland experiments

Pawlak, T.

Wiadomosci Instytutu Melioracji i Uzytkow Zielonych 12(2): 113-130


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Mechanization of harvesting fresh forage from grasslands experiments and the machinery used in various countries are discussed. The harvesting method used to date on the experimental plots at the Institute for Land Reclamation and Grassland Farming at Elblag is described and a new mechanical method, developed at the Institute, is presented. A forage harvester of the Orkan type has been equipped with a turntable for 4 bags, into which the yield from particular plots is collected. The modified equipment can harvest 40-60 plots/h. F.en s.