45th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2012, abstr. 29
A new stick-harvested burley transport and housing system
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Dept., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 USA
With this new concept, stick-harvested tobacco is hung directly on three loose wooden rails (14 ft long) and pulled through the field on a special rail wagon. The rails are picked up using a large set of forks mounted on a tractor front-end loader and ...