Equipment/Technology

How do you harvest 50 million pounds of potatoes in one season?

Get an up-close look at the people, planning and processing technologies that help the Keenan family at Rollo Bay Holdings on Canada’s Prince Edward Island send 50 million pounds of potatoes from field to table during a busy harvest.

Video highlights:

  • An innovative harvesting system using two unique harvesters dig 15 tonnes of potatoes every five minutes
  • Soil dug during harvest cushions the crop, preventing bruising
  • Automation has extended to unloading and cleaning product before storage
  • On-farm storage facility mimics growing conditions – cool, dry and humid

Watch the video below for further details. You can also watch the video on YouTube here

Source: fcc-fac.ca