A Western Canadian company known for its combine drop pan is bringing another harvest quality tool to the North American market.
BushelPlus debuted its new “Mini Combine” at the 2022 Ag in Motion farm show near Langham, Saskatchewan.
The lightweight, battery-powered unit is designed to collect a grain sample for moisture testing prior to harvest.
“You can leave your big combine in the shed when you’re going out to take moisture samples. Fuel prices are high, so we figured we’d bring over this mini combine,” explains BushelPlus founder Marcel Kringe, demoing the mini combine in the interview below. “In just a few minutes you have an accurate moisture sample and you haven’t even brought the combine out.”
To best emulate a combine, Kringe recommends taking samples in multiple places in the field. Since it clips the heads off, it also works best in standing crops.
“They have proven it for a decade already in Europe and refined it, and we’re bringing the distribution to North America,” he says.