PASTURES & SOILS

Pasture seed harvesting in the 21st century

IT’S ALMOST 60 years since the current fleet of pasture seed harvesters were invented but a new project aims to change that in the next few years.

Jill Griffiths
 An update of the Horwood-Bagshaw pasture seed harvester is on the agenda for a team of UWA researchers. Photo: Kevin Foster

An update of the Horwood-Bagshaw pasture seed harvester is on the agenda for a team of UWA researchers. Photo: Kevin Foster

In 1961, Holden was making EK sedans and utes. That was also the year Horwood-Bagshaw (HB) released their revolutionary air vacuum (suction) pasture seed harvester. Cars have come a long way since the...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Grouper Bins (July 2024)

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

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