Article By Georgia Farm Bureau
The redesign of the grading/inspection process the Georgia Federal-State Inspection Service (GAFSIS) uses to inspect peanuts farmers bring to buying points is a step closer to completion, project leaders say.
Engineers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Lewis M. Carter (LMC) Manufacturing Company and University of Georgia (UGA) have been working to update the GAFSIS grading system since April 2017. The team gave an update of their progress during a meeting held in Albany Feb. 28.
“Our goal is to have an initial working prototype [of the new system] for the Georgia Federal-State Inspection Service this fall to test it out,” said Dr. Doug Britton, manager of the Georgia Tech Agricultural Technology Research Program.
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Rebuilt LMC Model 8448 Farmer’s Stock Peanut Cleaner For Sale!
Serial Number 8702 (originally built in 1987).
Though over 30 years old, this Cleaner has received a complete overhaul and is eager to get back to work.
It will carry a 1 year warranty and you can expect its capacity to be reliably between 12 to 15 tons per hour of Farmer’s stock peanuts.
Cleaner also includes the following:
– Roll Feeder
– Sand removal screens with ball tray cleaning
– Aspiration system for hay and pops
– 48″ Destoner
– Stick Belt Kit
– LSK removal screens with ball tray cleaning
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