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Yield Monitors. Jake Holloway 4/17/01. Intended Purpose of This Presentation. Leave you with a simple understanding of crop yield monitors for a variety of crops. Inform you about some of the different brands in the field today. Discuss the quality of these monitors. Cotton Yield Monitors. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Yield MonitorsJake Holloway4/17/01

  • Intended Purpose of This Presentation

    Leave you with a simple understanding of crop yield monitors for a variety of crops.Inform you about some of the different brands in the field today.Discuss the quality of these monitors

  • Cotton Yield MonitorsIndustry LeadersAg LeaderMicro-Trak

  • Discussion About These DesignsBoth experience accuracy problems with increased dust and trash presence.Neither appear to work on cotton strippers, only pickers.Both have the DGPS/Yield Data smearing problem that we discussed earlier.

  • AdvantagesAg Leader advertises that all of their data logging equipment except for the actual sensor itself can be used on all crops. This flexibility allows the farmer to purchase much less of this expensive equipment.

  • Peanut Yield MonitorsWAG Corp. in cooperation with University of GeorgiaClaims 1% errorWeighs the basket on the go and designates the D Weight to a specific location

  • Bulk Cropssupports potatoes, sugar beets, grapes, and carrots. Displays instantaneous and average yield, total weight, crop flow, belt speed, ground speed, swath and area for all crops harvested

  • Forestry

  • Swedish companyVery sophisticated and elaborate data acquisition system Allows paper companies a wide variety of precision forestry options to choose from. Very rare in this industry

  • The Common Goal

  • Questions?