Agricultural harvesters are an integral part of any farming operation. Just as it’s important to plant the crop efficiently, a farmer needs the right harvester equipment to get the crop out of the field and to market. Harvester manufacturers produce a wide range of harvester equipment for farms because they know every region of the country produces different crops.
And just as there are a wide variety of crop harvesters, there are often a number of models of any farm harvester equipment from which to choose. Harvester manufacturers offer brand new models with all the new bells and whistles. But you can also find plenty of older, used agricultural harvester models that often work just as well.
No matter what kind of farm harvester equipment you need, there are some things you need to look for:
1. The harvester manufacturers should offer a product that has a long life expectancy.
2. The farm harvester equipment should be easy to operate and maintain.
3. The agricultural harvester should have safety features in place that make it safe to operate.
Choose farm harvester equipment for your small grainsCombine harvester manufacturers produce many types of combines for corn and soybeans, the two most common small grains. Some corn harvester manufacturers create two types of heads for their harvester equipment. One head just takes the corn from the stalk and leaves the corn on the cob. The more popular head shells the corn from the cob as part of the harvesting process. Many of the combines can also be set to harvest wheat and oats and other smaller grains.
Select nut harvester equipmentWhether you're looking for peanut harvesting equipment or something to harvest nuts from your trees, you can find exactly the right nut harvesting equipment. Some nut harvesters must dig the product, while others must shake it from the tree and sweep it up off the ground.
Find harvester equipment for your other cropsWith the wide variety of harvester equipment on the market, you are sure to find just the right harvester for your needs. Each specialty crop has its own harvester equipment.
- No matter what type of harvester equipment you're looking for, make sure the combine can separate the chaff from the grain. Because you get less pay for any weed seed or foreign material in your product when you sell it, you want to be able to sell the cleanest grain possible so you can get the highest price possible.