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

Published on 01.31.2019 by

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

Video Highlights

  • Innovative system harvests 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

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