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5 > Image 5 of Kentucky farm and home science, vol. 7 No. 4 fall 1961

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

moved from the harvester directly to either the ground V y p -, . or an accompanying wagon. `I: V ;"' \Varren Smith, designer and builder, was pleased V ' I t . . \e.,,l.;== ~-= _ .> nf V ~ [_ - with its frrst field 0 aeration recentlv. '""t * ~~~-fm? { .,;.*, * ",4 ,_ e _ It had some bugs m it that we ll have to work out. - l _ , izr pr \ ~ l , V But rt worked better rts first trme out than anv other i t ..v . xi _;- -=;v I., . 5 . V_,ra. - ` - .=-4 aim V o machine we ve ever run across that was fresh from the _ -- . - . . . . . ei gm __ El" =i f;_ , drawrn board. It has treat )OSSll)llltlCS., p . .1 r..q. ..... . ........... U., e ...,, . .... . e. . ,:`;!; __ __ p re Jugs are consrt erec minor n ont case tu ya .. ``` -.... - ep;-,_a%2V;;; o nerators had difficulty regulating the device bv which Q .... __ r- -- , ~ ; I3-, V'V G # , ~, ... .. _ .,._.__,_ ``` W . ..__ . . the loaded stick is detached and a fresh stick dro r ued . 1*7 nr-1 . . 1 -- --~ - - --v = .... .... . ...,.. , ,...,,. . , .... . ,.. , . Vlfi . gw . . . t 1, 1 . 1- st- lr]- rt] H.;] . ,. . L&7n4,`;__, ea . A J A en img [ in tu. oacmg posi ron rc unc re xct spear. is _., 5 .1;; _ ` . ", Q` -7 _ _ (Lch) Side View of The notential value of the machine as a labor-saver V, _ F_- , ` ` ' _ S ' V ` . . . . . P, " V r , lives erilnbopm rs considerable. It rs designed to handle about six - . . V - * sr ron. o aeco _ _ t fi: l" `j :. A - 3 ,/ f J gmlks in fom sticks a mrnute. The average man can cut and spear . ee v - - - _._. - . . . if-" , _ { _ ground have been about one and a halt sticks a minute. J ..__ - _ :.- . ._~ g.,,__ put on strc s, can- _ _ _ | ;t;;,,;;_; vas be]; is moving Loading Frames Used 59 " M ?*1g,_,` _ , . . . . `i ."" _. _ - - 5 - *}*6***-- *0 --P*kP The openframe storage device also IS promising. *<<>* ll ll 1- -k1V111k ,_ M , ( .,. ~~ . _ . I ) SV l` lt wou ( ena y e a prot ucer to rac us oat ec strc S in V-; V ~< -_- srown. 1cVs are lr ,5) * V racked at left in the field, haul them to the barn, and stack them atop {,Mee_ li .., _) _ F vertical magazine each other m the barn. tx .5, ' A V -._;;_. .\-{A -=..- and [ed aummati- E. M. Smith, engineer, says the system is definitely " VV \ 1 ` . . . l,V_ fdieee ` " WHY from b* NOT a curing device. Tobacco in these open frames ;___` - of me l"l still must be cured as usual. But, b Jlacin t the loaded .._. i"~.*"3% T - - ;: *E- ,> i;}`) (Continued on Page r) m W >~ i ` g-V; it ky \i" U . :V * M gift; a. : "" ` iV`* * . * . n '`i . ..e . t V f ` ..... .- ,. T* ` " `r= er. Q e-:=*5.V==.=:. ..*1 V M ~ __._ e * 4, y ,... .- " = i r;*""" * = ==>= ' rf /V A . < _. .* . .. V- , nz . tt,} ih: -;+2z- . .Vl.= V A . ( e- e ... Q ' - tY"# ft l * f V we .> mg V; { ,. 1 . 2 - __ q. _ :r A. { A ' -. V} g j:__ 9. $:2 ~,* js r_ (xfs , _) ;, I ,;, rr , tz ; 1., We t 2 = * {M .~ -~4 * . . . ` .. " " T V Q V Q T iT { ,.3; " Field workers on a central Kentucky ~ #* ` , ; ; l V j' fra; i:`v + __ ug,. >'_ L, 45 lub ," _ _ I ti ar t V__ . 1 , at ? Vt l;,,_ . ; ,, 1 ge V I `- farm placmg sucked tobacco mto . 1.,i gf. ,, _ =., . . e_ ze p ,- gf open loadmg frames. The fork-hft za -. = , ge ,V . V. , V v U V_ We ~ f. ; .1; _ *4 xi T,-_ , Y. [ ,=lg. _e_ attachment on the tractor (left back- $3 I V _,,__ i , 1} Y . " 2 V . " _ *,.r round enables the 0 xerator to haul -e. . === *::2* = - a 1 ~ .-' . g 1 . e}. Q ..,, V qi -/V i V=* `i Ji? ,1 y '* . V` . -.'v , A Z t' . "?` the loaded frames to the curm barn ~r__f!A _ ` E? Q _ Q *. 4 Jr _ e, I r -_ g gp 5% <. V ey"; v. Q rr . and stack them ator each other. If rr'- > . K ,V - . ,~' `,,... x A , 9, . . I , , Vi Q,. = Kl'__, a ` yr-.; y _ " ,, ,' - successful, the system would elmu- -. if / W _ _v. `;;le((,,/ . tegawy _.. ' 9,.- /* ;_ It - ./- ~ lg { kv . / yy? nate much of the custornafy barn _ .*%-,4,1- 5%;,,-.1V;;(k g$ . ,_ , , labor and would also reduce safety an ` 'ii S T$';:;~V"i~"S#"~; "" * y ~ V J = ' lrnrnrds tnssociated with housin to- W. M ..4&$V Y t - ./W"$;.-&;.= *-r- * -":t?, " /*~ . ; ' * " g J e 4,. ` T a ~* li * r f I ef -.! I fl .s- .. Y -.s " - .~ -7` ' ' .. . .` ZM-4: "" S' Vt; "` ' i,; " . ~ ,V ..-13*- . . ;._,=*Af'; t .-"f*J P -31,;*; *~ u" K ~. V V 3 I A