A combine harvester cuts down a crop, separates the seed from the plant material and stores the clean grain in a tank for transport or offload to another storage device. The combine is a self-propelled machine that is used by farmers to speed up the process of harvesting.Know More
A combine harvester is used to remove mature crops from a field when they are ready to be harvested. The combine has an attachment on the front, called a header, that is determined by the type of crop being harvested. The header is the portion of the combine that actually cuts the plant. The header then moves the plant up the throat and into the combine itself.
Once the plant has been moved out of the header throat, it is pushed into a threshing cylinder, which is used to separate the grain from the plant. The grain and plant material are passed through the combine over sieve beds. The sieves allow the grain to fall through while moving plant material toward the back of the combine. The clean grain that falls through the sieves is moved by clean grain elevators, augers or air delivery into the grain tank. The plant material is ejected out the back of the combine.Learn more about Agriculture
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A cash crop is a crop that is grown to sell and not to be used by the farmer. Tobacco and cotton are two examples of cash crops.Full Answer >
Between the end of the Civil War and the 1930s, Southern cotton farmers used the crop-lien system for credit so that they could survive until the crop came in each year. Tenant farmers and sharecroppers who were not landowners had to get food and supplies on credit from local business owners. When the cotton crop came in, these merchants had a lien on the crop, and they received the first share of the profits, with the leftovers going to the farmer.Full Answer >
Monsanto manufactures many types of Dekalb brand corn seeds and seed blends, including Genuity SmartStax RIB Complete, Genuity VT Double PRO RIB Complete, Genuity VT Triple PRO RIB Complete, Genuity DroughtGard Hybrid and YieldGaurd VT Triple. The seed options vary in insect and weed resistance, moisture needs and growing time.Full Answer >