TITLE

Combine service not as simple as it appears

AUTHOR(S)
Collings, Andy
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/30/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 26, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the combine harvesting service offered by contractor Jon Hynard in Kent, England. Hynard points out that with most of his customer's crops ripening at the same time they always want to know when he is going to arrive at their farm. He maintains that two combines working together will not result in double the acreage being harvested.
ACCESSION #
21718334

 

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