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Pre-Harvest Preparation

Three steps to store cleanliness

Having invested in seed, sprays and fertiliser, and cared for crops in the fields for, in some cases, nearly 12 months, it is essential that when the produce of all that effort is brought into store it is kept in Call B&W Grainstore Services as the first step towards safe good condition grain storage. to protect the from all crevices and difficult to investment, says B&W Grainstore reach areas. Services. Treat – The firm’s certified There are three key factors for operators using high pressure spoilage in stored grains, pulses sprayers and fogging machines and oilseeds and they are fungi, apply a targeted chemical insects and mites, points out the treatment as required. The company. company can offer options for both Therefore good store conventional and organic stores. preparation pre-harvest by Monitor and Condition – following a simple three-step Empty stores prior to harvest programme can help reduce the should be checked for any risks: problem spots, and, once stores Clean – have stores thoroughly are full regular monitoring should and safely cleaned by BW Feeds’ carry on. Cool as required to get expert teams using a combination down to 5°C for safe, long-term of high pressure dry air and vacuum to remove dust and debris storage.

Fit for anything The MacDon FlexDraper, is considered the ultimate performance combine harvester upgrade.

For more than 65 years, MacDon Industries, a family owned Canadianbased manufacturer, has been a world leader in the technology, innovation and manufacture of high-quality, high-performance harvesting equipment. The MacDon FlexDraper, for example, is considered the ultimate performance combine harvester upgrade. It’s said to be a true multi-crop header, able to take down cereals, oilseeds and beans – just about any crop in any condition, the company says. The FD1 FlexDraper switches easily from flex to a solid frame with the quick flip of a lever, giving the ultimate flexibility to move from one crop type to another.

Designed to fit all major brands of combines, these headers promise to deliver significant boosts to productivity. MacDon’s “relentless” pursuit of improvement is driven by its desire to make harvesting easier and more efficient. It works directly with producers and custom harvesters to design, develop and test its machines in the most demanding field conditions around the world. That, it says, is its way of delivering worry-free harvesting performance and to keep harvesters going even in the toughest of conditions. It’s these relationships that also guide the company to pioneer industry-leading innovations such as the FlexDraper. ■

Multi-Crop Harvesting Solution Any crop any condition, the MacDon FlexDraper® is the ultimate performance upgrade for your combine. A true multi-crop header able to take down cereals, oilseeds, beans – just about any crop in any condition. The FD1 FlexDraper® switches easily from flex to a solid frame with the quick flip of a lever, giving you the ultimate flexibility to move from one crop-type to another. Designed to fit on all major brand combines, these headers deliver a significant boost to your productivity. Take your harvest to the next level with an FD1 FlexDraper®, see it in action at MacDon.com/World

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