Photo Gallery: Cotton Yield Sensor Development Project

 

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AgLeader PF3000 display monitor for grain and cotton

Sensors mounted to monitor each row (front & rear)

Emitter and detector pair

Sensor open for inspection

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Picker used for  sensor development and evaluation

Illustrating flow patterns of cotton exiting chutes

Unloading picker basket into a cotton wagon with scales

Electronic weighing of cotton wagon

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Wheel load cells, one for each of the four tires

Weighing basket used to calibrate cotton flow sensor for loads less that 1200 lbs

Manual unloading of cotton from weighing basket