[Testing and commercialization of a cotton stalk shredder and plow]. Technical progress report, July--September, 1995

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The paper describes plans to field test several prototypes of plows that cut cotton stalks after harvesting and plows then back into the soil to prepare the field for the next planting. Modifications to the design have been made to allow the soil to more easily slide off the plow to reduce fuel consumption. A prototype has been shipped to Australia for testing in their fields and further product development. A farm machinery manufacturer has been selected to build two full-scale preproduction prototypes. Field testing will be done at sites in California and Arizona, since both have regulations specifying that ... continued below

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Thacker, G.W. October 23, 1995.

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The paper describes plans to field test several prototypes of plows that cut cotton stalks after harvesting and plows then back into the soil to prepare the field for the next planting. Modifications to the design have been made to allow the soil to more easily slide off the plow to reduce fuel consumption. A prototype has been shipped to Australia for testing in their fields and further product development. A farm machinery manufacturer has been selected to build two full-scale preproduction prototypes. Field testing will be done at sites in California and Arizona, since both have regulations specifying that cotton stalks must be shredded.

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OSTI as DE96001569

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  • Report No.: DOE/EE/15637--T1
  • Grant Number: FG01-95EE15637
  • DOI: 10.2172/119870 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 119870
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618942

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Thacker, G.W. [Testing and commercialization of a cotton stalk shredder and plow]. Technical progress report, July--September, 1995, report, October 23, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618942/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.