Oregon farm equipment wins award

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A high-tech field scraper made by Donald-based GK Machine was chosen as one of the ten most innovative agricultural products.

The GPS-guided scraper, used to level fields for planting, features two technological advances. The frame and blade automatically fold in half behind a tractor, allowing the wide implement to be safely moved from field to field. They resume working position at the push of a button, saving time by eliminating the need for the tractor operator to get out and position the scraper blade manually.

The company plans to make 50 to 60 of the scrapers next year, spokeswoman Connie Bradley said. They sell for about $60,000.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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