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Amity Technology sugarbeet defoliator in field
SUGARBEET ADVANCE: An Amity Technology sugarbeet defoliator tops beets with new precision, thanks to an Active Height Control System.

New sugarbeet defoliator allows on-the-go flail adjustment

Amity Technology’s Active Height Control system automatically adjusts flail height.

Amity Technology introduces Active Height Control for sugarbeet defoliators.

Proper sugarbeet defoliation requires the flails to be set to contact the crown of the beet. With the ever-changing dynamics of soil type and condition, beet height, and the changing location of sprayer tracks, setting a defoliator has required compromise. This compromise costs profit in quality of defoliation and flail maintenance.

Using parameters you set in the tractor cab, the Active Height Control system measures beet root height during defoliation and automatically adjusts flail height to maintain the proper contact with the crown, preventing improper defoliation and root damage. The results are lower penalties from processing plants and increased tonnage.

Active Height Control is available on new Amity 00 and 50 series defoliators for the 2018 harvest season.

For more information, contact Amity Technology, Fargo, N.D., at 701-232-4199 or visit

Source: Amity Technology

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