Asparagus Harvester - A Three-Row Selective Mechanical Asparagus Harvester
Model GL-24 for 24 inch wide beds
Model GL-24 Specifications:
- Estimated Price: $119,000.00
- Maximum Harvesting Speed: 3 to 5 mph.
- Estimated Yield: 75% or more.
- Ground level cut, plus or minus an inch
- Spear length 8" to 10" green - user
- Cutting width: 24 inches
- Weight: 6,000 pounds
- Length: 18 feet
- Width: 18 feet
- Tire Center-to-center: 60 inches or
- Requires 20 horsepower from the tractor
- Clean spears - Spears are lifted straight up with no
dirt on the stalk or the butt
- Machine does not damage spears - (Read the WSU
- Works on flat ground or raised beds.
- Simple machine, simple to use, and simple to maintain
This is a clip of our harvester at work in Pasco Washington in 2007. This
clip shows pretty clearly how the machine functions. Notice how
much white there is on the bottom of the spears - we were cutting too deep!