Honey Bee ST21 swather: A draper for tractors

Tractor-mounted swathers are a potential solution for gently harvesting wholecrop destined for livestock and AD plants. Read on to find out how the Honey Bee ST21 may just make the ideal crop-dropping tool

by Lucas Colsman

Self-propelled swathers have almost disappeared from the UK market, as the much reduced area of oilseed rape is now direct cut. Yet there is a bit of returning interest to using swathers for harvesting fields of wholecrop, lucerne and rye destined for AD plants.