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03
Aug

Manual cono weeder

1. Overall Dimensions (lxwxh), mm: 1740:200:940 2. Weight: 6.7 kg 3. Cost of Equipment, Rs.450 4. Number of persons required: 1 5. Number of gangs : 2

03
Aug

Self propelled vertical conveyor reaper

1. Self Propelled VCR has been demonstrated on farmers’ fields on large scale for rice crop in valley land of the region. Total 2.0 ha was covered during harvesting season of 2007. 2. Power Source : 5 hp engine 3. Overall Dimensions (lxwxh), mm : 2450x1200x1000 4. Weight: 145 kg 5. Make of Machine: Vardaan
03
Aug

Wire-loop paddy thresher

1. Power Source : 2 hp motor 2. Developed at : NEH 3.Overall dimensions (L x W x H), mm 850750750 4 Type of threshing cylinder : Wire loop type 5. Cylinder size, mm - 400 X 580 (DXL) 6. Threshing system details: 12 loops and 13 loops fitted alternatively in staged fashion on 12 wooden strips.

03
Aug

Manual rice transplanter

1. Manual paddy transplanter was tested and found suitable for transplanting wetland paddy. 2. The transplanter requires good puddle soil with the help of power tiller or animal drawn puddler to ensure proper fixing of the seedlings and reduced missing. 3. Seedlings have to be grown in a special mat type nursery. These two prerequisites of the machine have prevented its large scale popularization among north east farmers. 4. The field capacity of this transplanter was recorded as 0.015 to 0.08ha/h with plant-to-plant spacing of 20cm.

03
Aug

Manual chaff cutter

1. Manual chaff cutter Manufactured by M/s Sunlight industries, Barabanki, U.P. has been tested under feasibility testing and found suitable for chopping of dry paddy straw used for Mushroom cultivation and other dry and green fodders. 2. Its capacity noted was 0.6-0.8 q/h of dry fodder and 1.2-1.4 q/h for green fodder. Two persons are required for its operation.
03
Aug

Improved sickle

1. It is a serrated blade sickle suitable for cutting of grasses and harvesting of different crops like paddy wheat, maize etc. 2. The wooden handle has a bend for better grip and to avoid hand injury during use. The blade is of self-sharpening type. 3. The average field capacity is 0.018 ha/h and saves 26% of labour and operating time compared to harvesting with local sickle.

03
Aug

Animal drawn puddler

1. It is a rectangular blade type puddler suitable for puddling operation under wetland condition. It consists of 3 rows of blades, each row having 4 blades welded on the shaft. 2. Average depth of operation is about 10 cm having field capacity and field efficiency about 0.09ha/h and 65% respectively. 3. It saves 66% labour and 88% operating time as compared with conventional method of puddling using animal drawn country plough.

03
Aug

Animal drawn light ridger plough

It is a light duty, double mould board with reversible share type plough suitable for ploughing and making ridges in light soils and hilly terrains. The implement can be effectively used for upland cultivation. Compared to conventional method of using spade for making ridges, this animal drawn implement has high capacity. It is superior over local plough and can be adopted in light soils and hilly terrains.

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