Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2008: $18,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2011
Region: North Central
Michael Rasch owns and operates Westridge Orchards in Conklin, Michigan. Rasch, along with Phil Brown of Phil Brown Welding, and Chuck Dietrich, are developing a vacuum conveyor system for harvesting fresh produce. They call the harvester the DBR Conveyor Concepts machine.
Farmers/Ranchers; Researchers; Consumers
This product is associated with the project "Novel Vacuum Fruit Harvester"