Irish machinery manufacturer Cross was showing a giant beet processor which washes, destones and chops fodder beet or any other root.
A cyclone system separates the beet from the stones, while high-pressure water cleans off the mud and stones are conveyed to the front of the machine.
The chopper head is right at the top of the beet conveyor and can be adjusted to give a fine or coarse chop.
German farmers have already bought 12 machines for chopping fodder beet that is then mixed with maize and used in biogas digesters.
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