Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Conference

2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting

Publication Date

7-2013

City

Kansas City, MO

Abstract

A single-pass combine baler was operated in Central Iowa for the harvest of 2012 in a production scale setting. The combine’s performance was monitored with a telemetry data logger. The combine was able to harvest 2227 bushels (62.4 tons) of grain per hour on average and 18.8 tons of stover per hour on average. A complete quality analysis system was evaluated for the single-pass combine through the harvest of 2012. On board baler scales were tested showing a less than 1% difference in average weight between calibrated platform scales and the baler scales. Also, a microwave moisture meter was evaluated on a separate baler which showed between the 10% and 29% moisture level an R2 value of 87%.

Copyright Owner

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Language

en

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