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iHSD (Seed Destructor): A Glimpse of the Future - WeedSmart Webinar: Emerging Trends with Technology and Weeds

27 May 2016

 

New technologies in agriculture don’t come around too often… but new weed threats seem to!

If you've missed the WeedSmart webinar on 24 May 2016, the full version has been uploaded. AHRI’s Peter Newman joins the unforgettable inventor and farmer Ray Harrington, accompanied by Devon Gilmour of McIntosh & Son, to talk about the opportunities and challenges of incorporating the iHSD into Australia’s cropping systems.

 

Q&A Timestamps

18:30 How does capacity go in canola where there is more bulk with potentially oily chaff?

22:10 How many hours is the cage expected to last? Is there a price list available on wearing parts?

24:55 Is there any issue with fire danger?

25:32 How will they fit to a New Holland? Is mechanical drive an option?

27:04 I can understand the flow of the counter rotating mill, but what effect is the stator on moist chaff with flow and blockage?

27:55 How do you judge grain loss, if everything is milled?

30:02 If the mills wear uneven, will they go out of balance?

31:20 How wide will it spread product?

58:16 What L of oil per minute of oil flow is needed?

For more information on the iHSD, click here or contact your McIntosh & Son branch.


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