Frequent question: How many acres can a combine harvest per hour?

Combine harvester with 36 ft (11 m) head = 21.8 acres/hr (8.8 ha/hr) @ 5 mph (8 kph).

How many acres can a combine do in an hour?

It should do about ten acres per hour.

How many acres can a combine harvest in a day?

A combine with a 30′ or 35′ flex head will be able to do anywhere from 150-200 acres per day if you are dumping on the go, moving at a good clip(4+ mph) and don’t have a lot of road time.

How much does combine harvest per hour?

The new John Deere X9 Combine and C16F Folding Corn Head can harvest up to 7,200 bushels per hour of high-yielding corn.

How long does it take to combine 100 acres?

The average speed of the combine is 4 miles per hour. We are able to pick between 50 and 75 acres of corn in one day, or 100 acres of soybeans in one day. We usually combine 10 to 14 hours on a warm, dry day, but we’ve been known to go longer (4 a.m.!) to avoid adverse weather conditions.

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How many acres per hour can a combine harvest Canada?

Combine harvester with 36 ft (11 m) head = 21.8 acres/hr (8.8 ha/hr) @ 5 mph (8 kph).

How much does a combine cost?

Combine harvesters can be expensive, especially if purchased new. New combines can cost anywhere between $330,000 and $500,000 without add-ons (Source).

How many acres do you need for a combine?

One with 1000 hours of use should be $100,000 to $140,000 less in cost than purchasing a new one. Others have suggested 1500 to 2000 acres for a new combine. That might be right but I think less acres are needed for a used one. Subject: Re: how many acres too justify new small combine??

How much can you combine in a day?

How many acres can one combine harvest in a day? Newer models of combines can cover about 200 acres on a hot, dry day. However, a modern combine will average about 150 acres per day.

How much does the X9 combine cost?

The X9 1000 wheat tank can hold up to 420 shrubs and the X9 1100 holds up to 460 bushels of wheat. The folding auger with Adjustable Spout is available for the X Series in lengths of 26, 28.5, or 31 feet. 2021 John Deere combines are priced Starting from $380,000 to $480,000.

How much does a combine hold?

Capacity

Harvesting wheat at 1 percent loss X9 1100 CLAAS 8800
Combine capacity (bu/hr) 2,306 1,801
Productivity (acres/hr) 18 14
Productivity (acres/14-hour day) 253 198
Machine depreciation (dollars/acre) $19.75 $25.28

How long does it take to harvest 1 acre of corn?

“I use prospective plating to get acres and suitable days and calculate how many acres can be planted per day. For corn, it peaks between 1 and 1.25 million acres per day-that means just over 13 days to get planted.” It’s the same for soybeans-about 14 days to fully planted.

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How fast can a combine harvest wheat?

The X9 1100 can harvest up to 30 acres an hour in wheat. And it can harvest up to 7,200 bushels an hour in high-yielding corn, which is more than enough to fill 7 semi-trailer trucks per hour.

How many hours will a combine last?

it could have 4,000-5,000 engine hours and 2,500-3,000 separator hours or more. The depreciation of the machine slows over time. By the time it reach 17-20 years old, typically the value of the machine is 10-20% of the original value when the machine was new.

How fast can combines go?

Plus, wheel machines can transport up to 23.8 mph; tracks 24.9 mph.

How long is harvest season?

Generally, harvest runs from as early as mid-September to as late as the end of November. For each farmer, how long harvest takes depends on how many acres they farm, how many people they have helping out, the size of their equipment and how many combines, tractors and semis they have running.