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Once-Over Mechanical Harvesting of Cucumbers
Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Mechanization Era: 1960-1969 DateCreated: 1963 Farrall Agricultural Engineering Hall East Lansing State: MI Zip: 48824 Country: USA Website: https://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/asabe-historic-landmarks/the-once-over-mechanical-harvesting-of-cucumbers-55.aspx Creator: Bill Stout

The concept of once-over mechanical, as opposed to multiple-pick hand or experimental multiple-pick machine harvesting, represented a major break-through in the practice of producing vine fruit such as pickling cucumbers.  In the 1950s the cost of hand harvesting was as high as 50% of the production cost.  Once-over mechanical harvesting, coupled with increasing plant population, reduced this cost to 25% thereby making production economically viable.

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2011
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Moore Hascall Combine
Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Vehicles Era: 1830-1839 DateCreated: 1836 Farrall Agricultural Engineering Hall East Lansing State: MI Zip: 48824 Country: USA Website: https://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/asabe-historic-landmarks/moore-haskall-combine-8.aspx Creator: Hascall, John

A Historic Landmark of Agricultural Engineering in 1834 Near the Village of Climax, Michigan, Hiram Moore and John Hascall Built and Put Into Practical Use the First Successful Grain Combined Harvester - Thresher Which was Patented June 28, 1836. This Achievement was a Significant Contribution to the Development of American Agriculture Dedicated by the American Society of Agricultural Engineers 1978

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1978
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