transport as part of a complete package including
a maize sheller powered by the tractor engine and
a mouldboard plow for soil tillage. It can also
provide power to an irrigation pump.
5-8 bags (60 kg/bag) of cob maize and two passengers
or 500 kg of bagged shelled maize.
and medium scale commercial farmers
and pull type,
Easy loading and unloading,
Lightweight and balance load for easy manuever,
Carrying bucket can hold water
not recommended for highway transport
High investment cost
engine check-up and greasing of bolts and shafts.
with 5.5 hp Petrol engine: US$ 1500
Trailer alone: US$ 400
Mouldboard plow: US$ 165
potential / Status
units have been built and sold by a local workshop
in Kamapala and demonstrated throughout the country.
Mid 2000 the equipment was demonstrated and tested
with wheat growers at Mount Elgon (Kapchorwa district)
to assist them with harvesting and treshing activities
Handling & Storage Project (PHHS)
Engineering, Mr. Baljit Singh,
Makere Road, P.O. Box 11091, Kampala,
Phone: (256)-77- 502709/532861