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8919089 Biasing guide assembly for harvesting agricultural row crops  
An apparatus for harvesting agricultural row crops having stalks. The apparatus includes an inclined arm comprising a first section, the first section including: a stalk inlet arranged to receive...
8631635 Decoring mechanism with mechanized harvester  
A mechanical harvester for harvesting produce with a core planted in a field is provided. The mechanical harvester includes a chassis, a positioning apparatus, a decoring device, and a transport...
8402728 Guide arrangement for the draper of a combine harvester pick-up  
A draper assembly for a crop pick-up has an endless draper belt assembly wrapped around a smaller front roller and a larger rear drive roller where the endless draper belt assembly is formed by...
8322275 Top and tail system for leafy vegetables  
A leafy vegetable having a core end and a leafy end is processed after being harvested. The harvested leafy vegetable is transported to a trim area on a conveyor. A first cutting implement located...
8312701 Decoring mechanism with mechanized harvester  
A mechanical harvester for harvesting produce with a core planted in a field is provided. The mechanical harvester includes a chassis, a positioning apparatus, a decoring device, and a transport...
8272200 Method and apparatus for harvesting lettuce  
A method and apparatus for harvesting lettuce provides one or more harvesting heads that move between harvesting and discharge positions of the harvester. Each harvesting head separates a head of...
8196383 Device for stripping the leaves from heading plants grown in rows  
The invention relates to a device for stripping leaves from heading plants grown in rows. The device, which is movable in a direction of movement, comprises at least two rotary shafts, on which...
8136335 Brassica harvester  
A harvester for brassicas, the harvester being movable along a plant row and comprising an endless conveyor orientated in the direction of the plant row, the conveyor being of generally tubular...
8033340 Windrower and method of windrowing a grown product  
A windrower with a frame that: a) has a front, a rear and laterally spaced sides; and b) is movable in an advancing direction. A processing mechanism is capable of: a) unearthing grown product;...
8033087 Apparatus for picking mushrooms  
An apparatus for picking mushrooms including a carriage, at least one picking head arranged to move back and forth horizontally, and a suction pad apparatus configured to grip mushrooms for...
7966796 Apparatus and method for harvesting and processing celery  
An improved machine and method for harvesting and processing an upstanding crop, such as celery, in situ, the machine comprising a self driven vehicle supporting a plurality of harvesting and...
7926251 Method of picking product with a mechanized harvester  
A harvesting device for the mechanical harvesting of vegetables and the like, the harvesting device having a pair of circular supports which rotates on an axle disposed in a housing. The circular...
7926250 Pick-up device for harvesting and supplying cucumber plants to a mobile harvesting machine  
The pick-up device 1 disposed in the direction of travel in front of a harvesting machine 2 for cucumbers has a circulating conveyor belt 11 having upward jutting spikes 12 made of rubber or...
7921628 Small scale tomato harvester  
The present invention is a compact fruit-vine harvester and separation system in which the harvested fruit travels along a vertical plane inside the harvester during processing, followed by a...
7784256 Mechanized harvester with curvilinear picking elements  
A harvesting device for mechanical harvesting of vegetables and the like, the harvesting device having a pair of circular supports rotates on an axle disposed and are disposed in a housing. The...
7712296 Systems and methods for harvesting and processing leafy vegetables  
An apparatus that moves through fields of leafy vegetables and trims harvested heads of leafy vegetables. The apparatus includes a body and a plurality of supports coupled to the body for movement...
7694502 Small scale tomato harvester  
Machines and methods designed for use in harvesting vine-borne crops that is particularly suited for use in wet fields with narrow rows. The machines are relatively compact, and provide for vine...
7568332 Mechanized harvesting machine with rotating picking elements  
A harvesting device for mechanical harvesting of vegetables and the like. A pair of circular supports rotates on an axle disposed and are disposed in a housing. The circular supports are...
7559188 Harvester rollers with fingers and lifting and conveyor mechanisms  
A harvester having a frame, with multiple components operably connected to the frame. The components that are operably connected to the frame are a cutting mechanism, a lifting mechanism, a...
7555888 Pull type pepper harvester  
The harvester frame is supported by laterally adjustable wheels. A hitch draft tube connects the frame to a tractor. A transverse horizontal shaft is journaled on a frame mast. A header frame rear...
7536847 Crop pick-up head for harvesting crops disposed on continuous trays  
A crop pick-up head for use with a harvesting machine to collect and separate a crop from a continuous paper tray on which the crop has been placed. The pick-up head has a support frame attached...
7441393 Harvesting machine for tuft vegetables  
A harvesting machine for vegetables includes a bearing structure mounted on rollers and a mowing assembly disposed in the front part of the bearing structure, aligned in a substantially horizontal...
7395653 Systems and methods for automatically picking and coring lettuce and cabbage  
Apparatus and methods for picking and coring produce heads. A righting mechanism receives and orients planted produce heads, and when a planted head is in a position to be severed, a lift arm and...
7316104 Arrangement for reducing soybean losses in soybean headers  
An arrangement for reducing soybean losses in soybean headers, includes a plurality of retainers which may be engaged to a tray edge and each retainer comprises a plate having a substantially...
7062899 Lettuce harvesting apparatus and method therefor  
A mobile harvesting apparatus and method, which permits the automated harvesting of produce, preferably lettuce. The apparatus consists in its most basic form of a vehicle having a bandsaw...
7051505 Tomato harvester  
A new and more efficient tomato harvesting machine is capable of simultaneously severing up to three (3) rows of tomato vines or other similar crops. The harvesting machine comprises pick up means...
7036295 Aquatic growth harvester  
A deck slotted into a left and a right deck halves in spaced apart positions so as to provide a slot therebetween. On each of the deck halves a pair of drums are mounted for rotation. Around each...
7007449 Onion harvester with leaf topper  
An orientation system for vegetables includes a plurality of rotating rollers that both pull the vegetable into an inverted position, with leafy top down, and advance the vegetable along the...
6996964 Lettuce harvesting method  
A mobile harvesting method, which permits the automated harvesting of produce, preferably lettuce. The apparatus consists in its most basic form of a vehicle having a bandsaw positioned at a front...
6997194 Harvesting apparatus and method therefor  
An improved self-propelled harvester. The self-propelled harvester passes through a field to be harvested, while laborers place produce on a conveyor belt thereon. The produce is passed through a...
6988559 Beet Harvester apparatus  
The invention comprises a beet harvesting device. The device has a first plurality of pairs of laterally positioned harvesting discs, and a second pair of laterally positioned harvesting discs,...
6964152 Leafy vegetable harvester and method  
The invention is a harvester particularly suited for harvesting baby greens. The harvester generally comprises a chassis with wheels that travel in the furrows between raised beds, a sorting belt...
6857257 Method for cultivating leafy vegetables  
The present invention relates to a method for cultivating leafy vegetables such as spinach, lettuce and the like, according to which a net (3) with meshes which are smaller in size than the...
6843049 Systems and methods for harvesting fresh produce  
Systems and methods for harvesting fresh produce using a produce harvesting apparatus wherein the method includes trimming the fresh produce and placing the trimmed produce into a container. The...
6622467 Method for harvesting lettuce  
An improved method of harvesting lettuce provide a frame having ground engaging members (eg. wheels, skids, tracks) that enable the frame to move along the rows of lettuce to be harvested. Powered...
6594982 Mechanical leaf stripper operating on compressed gas  
A leaf stripper includes several nozzles mounted at the end of branch pipes that are radially integral with a rotary compressed gas dispenser. The nozzles move along concentric circles with...
6539695 Seedpod harvester  
A device for digging and harvesting seed pods from plant roots, in particular, a device for digging and harvesting peanuts, where after the peanut plants are removed from the ground, the peanuts...
6484810 Mechanical harvester for harvesting bulb crops  
A mechanical harvester for harvesting, topping and sacking bulb crops, such as onions. The harvester extracts the onions from the ground and transports them rearward to a cutting assembly by...
6467248 Method for processing freshly harvested leafy vegetables and subdivided, peeled fruit  
Methods for processing freshly harvested leafy produce, fruits and vegetables comprising cutting such produce, fruits and vegetables from their growth sites, removing the cores of the produce as...
6443234 Bulbous onion harvester and trimmer  
In a field harvester and trimmer for root crops having foliage tops growing from the crowns of the crop to be harvested and trimmed, such as large bulbous onions, turnips, parsnips and rutabagas,...
6419093 Vegetable harvester  
The harvester has a harvesting head, a shredder, cleaning and separating assemblies including a roller bed, a fruit sizer and a fruit discharge. The roller bed includes a plurality of parallel...
6415592 Harvester apparatus and method for separating ripe fruit from harvested plants  
A harvester system for separating ripe fruit such as tomatoes from harvested plants includes first and second sorters for detecting and sorting loose fruit and accepting or rejecting the loose...
6412260 Direct drive system with a flywheel for an agricultural combine  
A drive system for the sieves in an agricultural combine that includes a flywheel for improving the fatigue life of the sieves. The flywheel minimizes damaging accelerations in the sieves that...
6378281 Method and apparatus for harvesting lettuce  
A lettuce harvester and an improved method of harvesting lettuce provide a frame having ground engaging members (eg. wheels, skids, tracks) that enable the frame to move along the rows of lettuce...
6298644 Tomato harvester with improved plant handling devices  
A tomato harvester includes loading systems designed to introduce cut plants into the harvester. Further systems designed to shake the plants received from the loading systems detach the tomatoes....
6282877 Fruit and vegetable harvesting apparatus and methods  
Method and apparatus for harvesting vinous crops includes cutting a fruit-carrying vine mass from its growing roots, sweeping the vine mass with rotary reel motion onto a upwardly inclined endless...
6257978 Food plant harvester with improved recovery system  
The invention provides a method and apparatus for recovering food losses from the main recovery system, the handsorters, and the color sorters. A recovery shaker conveyor located beneath the main...
6253535 Finger rollers for agricultural implements  
A finger roller for an agricultural implement has a shaft with a non-circular cross-section. Two or more finger disks are pushed onto the shaft in the axial direction of the shaft. The finger...
6178730 Single shaker head harvesting apparatus and method  
A fruit harvester includes a single shaker head having multiple, independently operable, shaker head segments freely rotatable about an axis of the head and moveable in a to and fro linear...
6173559 Method and apparatus for removing debris from harvested vegetables  
A harvester for harvesting leafy vegetables, lettuce and the like which are very delicate and which are grown in precisely configured beds of either a regular or single width (40 inches or 42...

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