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Cane harvesters that can operate on hilly areas identified

October 4, 2018 12:49 am

Mechanical cane harvesters that can be operated on hilly areas have been identified.

This was confirmed by Fiji Sugar Corporation chief executive, Graham Clarke during a talanoa session with cane growers in Drasa, Lautoka.

Clarke says they have found two mechanical harvester that can operate on slopes.

The harvesters being used currently can only operate on a flat surface.

However, Clarke says these harvesters will be 30% more expensive than the normal cane harvesters.