Active Height Control from Amity Technology has won the 2019 AE50 Award from The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).
AE50 awards honor the year’s most innovative designs in engineering products or systems for the food and agriculture industries. Chosen by a panel of international experts for its advancement in engineering for agriculture, Active Height Control, with its sensor system for changing flail height, is revolutionizing the industry.
“The intelligent Active Height Control system was developed to help farmers deal with the ever-changing dynamics of soil type and conditions during sugar beet harvest,” says Mike Lundberg of Amity Technology. “We’re honored to be recognized by ASABE for our contribution to agriculture.”
Active Height Control is available on 00 and 50 series sugar beet defoliators. Sensors on the scalper bar or rear of the machine are engineered to adjust the defoliator to changing ground level and beet height. These automatic or manual adjustments from the tractor cab give high-quality defoliation to maximize storage potential.