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Destructor technology ready to roll in Hyden

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Losing valuable time monitoring fires for days on end has been a major factor prompting North Hyden brothers Paul and Colin Green to switch from a chaff cart system to the Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) for weed seed removal at harvest... "The risk of fire in unwanted places is just too great to continue with this form of weed control and using labour to watch chaff fires for such a long period is a luxury," Paul says... Paul says he expects the machine will destroy a similar number of weed seeds to the chaff cart and burning system, but with the extra benefits of: not having to deal with chaff dumps; better use of labour; and retaining organic matter in the paddock, rather than burning it...
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