[Market-farming] Harvesting equipment

Jason Jones JJones at thehomestead.org
Tue Dec 18 06:51:10 EST 2007


We have what is referred to as the "Multi-Purpose Digger".  The brand
name escapes me now, but I do know they are manufactured in Canada.  We
purchased ours through Ag Resource Inc. in Detroit Lakes, MN.  It works
well for us for potatoes out of 3' wide raised beds.  This would
probably work well for onions and beets as well, but haven't tried it
for that yet.  

Jason Jones
Farm Manager
JJones at TheHomestead.org
(515) 957-3361
 

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-----Original Message-----
From: market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Fellenz
Sent: Monday, December 17, 2007 10:44 AM
To: Market Farming
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Harvesting equipment

What type of potato harvester do you have?  I've been looking at several

via the internet, but am hesitant to buy unless I can actually see it in

person. 

Andy

Allan Balliett wrote:
> I paid $1000 for a one row spud harvester this year and had to 
> harvest by hand anyway...Hoping for better luck this season. The seed 
> spuds have to be planted about 6 inches above the soil surface (in 
> hills, in hills) in order for this harvester to work. Who knew? -Allan
>
>
>
>   
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