Verticle Conveyor Reaper

This machine cuts the crop and conveys to one side in the form of window with all the ear heads on one side.The cut crop may be collected manually. It is powered by a 5 HP diesel engine with a working width of 1000 mm.It harvests about 2 - 2.5 ha in a day of 8 hrs. It costs around Rs. 70,000 including engine. Initially a strip of 1.2 m width is to be cut manually at headlands to facilities the machine for turning.