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Amazing Farming Machines From Around The World
YouTube ^ | 3-20-17 | JR

Posted on 03/20/2017 5:49:05 PM PDT by Trumpnation

Footage of some of the most imaginative (and functional) farming machines from around the world...these folks have some very powerful and fun machines to play with. I've never seen many of these machines before.


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KEYWORDS: farming

1 posted on 03/20/2017 5:49:05 PM PDT by Trumpnation
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To: Trumpnation

Farm


2 posted on 03/20/2017 5:51:27 PM PDT by ptsal
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3 posted on 03/20/2017 6:00:25 PM PDT by Organic Panic (Flinging poo is not a valid argument)
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To: Trumpnation

Which only puts a lie to those in the agricultural sector who say that they can only get illegals to harvest the field. Obviously they can also develop machines to do the job as well.


4 posted on 03/20/2017 6:15:13 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Nailbiter

Ping


5 posted on 03/20/2017 6:18:09 PM PDT by IncPen (Valerie Jarrett is running spy ops against Trump to help Iran. You read it here first.)
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To: Trumpnation

Well worth watching.


6 posted on 03/20/2017 6:27:35 PM PDT by umgud
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To: Trumpnation

Interesting machines. If you haven’t caught it yet, it’s about a half hour long.


7 posted on 03/20/2017 6:29:44 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticides, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: Trumpnation

This is seriously therapeutic to watch.


8 posted on 03/20/2017 6:33:54 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Trumpnation

I’ve often said the only management decision left for farmers is the color of paint on their machinery..............


9 posted on 03/20/2017 6:51:30 PM PDT by PeterPrinciple (Thinking Caps are no longer being issued but there must be a warehouse full of them somewhere.)
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To: VanDeKoik

My kid is in Nirvana watching this.


10 posted on 03/20/2017 6:59:05 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (****happy dance**** BIGLY!!!! Shadilay!)
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To: Trumpnation

European agriculture is already more automated than in the US, especially for those areas (like fruit/vegetable harvesting) where we use a lot of immigrant labor.

The next major generation of technology (robotics) will especially take a bite out of those kinds of tasks. Machines can be equipped with longer arms, more sensitive “hands”, and specialized sensors for better recognizing ripeness and disease. The decade of the 2020’s should see a significant drop in farm labor requirements.


11 posted on 03/20/2017 7:04:52 PM PDT by BeauBo
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I once saw a picture, a long distance shot, of an extraordinary do-it-all farm machine from the early 20th Century. Steam powered, this giant took a crew from between 20 to 30 men to operate. I think it exclusively operated in the Indiana region.

The idea was that it would take unimproved land, with boulders, tree stumps, shallow topsoil over limestone, etc., and “brute force” it into quality, fertile land.

But that is all I know about it. I have never seen another picture, and only saw that picture once, along with the description from someone whose grandfather or great uncle worked on the machine.

The thought crossed my mind that with modern technology, propelled by a nuclear engine, a monster like that could create dozens of square miles of high grade farmland from scratch, even today.

People have built equipment like the Krupp excavator, so such an idea is not impossible. 45,500 tons. 95 meters high. 215 meters long.

http://i.imgur.com/39EF2P5.jpg


12 posted on 03/20/2017 7:09:21 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Leftists aren't fascists. They are "democratic fascists", a completely different thing.)
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To: BeauBo

European agriculture is already more automated than in the US, especially for those areas (like fruit/vegetable harvesting) where we use a lot of immigrant labor.

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I guess that means Muslims don’t want to do the work.


13 posted on 03/20/2017 7:15:09 PM PDT by Moonman62 (Make America Great Again!)
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Modern harvesting techniques require rock hared fruits and veggies that I hate.


14 posted on 03/20/2017 7:16:49 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Trumpnation

Cool


15 posted on 03/20/2017 7:17:46 PM PDT by 4Liberty (PRESIDENT TRUMP: Making Private Property Rights great again!)
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To: Trumpnation

A good friend was called out of retirement to sell machinces similar to these to dealers from Washington to Oregon and down the California big valley.

They are betting on the lack of laborers from south of the border.

Also, they are setting records in selling more small tractors to home owners with large lots or a few acres.


16 posted on 03/20/2017 7:34:17 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Remember during Trump Tower Spydgate, there were No American fingerprints; just Obama's...!!!!:))
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To: Trumpnation

Farmer John - Roomful Of Blues


17 posted on 03/20/2017 8:25:49 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a Simple Manner for a Happy Life ~ Vote!)
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To: Trumpnation

Can’t believe I watched 33 minutes of this.

Loved the logging, wood splitting machine.

Split 16 inches, cut...repeat. pretty Kewel


18 posted on 03/20/2017 8:47:14 PM PDT by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH-pk2vZG2M)
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To: Trumpnation
One machine I would have liked to see is the almond tree harvester. It grabs the almond tree and shakes the heck out of it and catches the falling nuts.

Cool video!

19 posted on 03/20/2017 9:02:52 PM PDT by broken_clock (Go Trump!)
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Now you’ve piqued my curiosity.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0UAbuUW2Lw


20 posted on 03/20/2017 9:14:50 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Moonman62; BeauBo

“European agriculture is already more automated than in the US, especially for those areas (like fruit/vegetable harvesting) where we use a lot of immigrant labor.

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I guess that means Muslims don’t want to do the work.”

Higher minimum wages and more generous welfare will result in more automation. The gains in productivity go to pay welfare to the people that don’t want to work.


21 posted on 03/20/2017 9:28:40 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: thecodont

That’s the almond shaker all right. Thanks for the vid!


22 posted on 03/20/2017 10:12:23 PM PDT by broken_clock (Go Trump!)
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For later.


23 posted on 03/21/2017 3:26:51 AM PDT by lysie
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To: Trumpnation

bump for later


24 posted on 03/21/2017 3:44:46 AM PDT by glock rocks (... so much win!)
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