Steve Meerwald gives new life to old Horwood Baghsaw clover harvesters

By Mal Gill
April 19 2022 - 4:00am
Harvesting kikuyu seed at Wellstead using adapted Horwood Bagshaw clover harvesters that are more then 30 years old and were designed some 60 years ago. At the other end of the technology scale, final processing of the seed will be by a computer-controlled optical sorter that will identify kikuyu seed by size, shape and colour.

SIXTY-year-old mechanical technology that still holds its own and modern computerised optical technology will combine in a bid to build a boutique farm business into an export and summer forage seed industry.

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