Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Mo dern Agriculture (Sloan Technology Series)



Mark Underwood And His Cousin Ralph Lagergren Have Pooled Their Talents And Their Funds To Bring To Market Mark S Invention, An Innovative Harvester They Hope Will Take The Farm Industry By Storm The Author Takes Readers Through The Saga Of The Cousins Struggles Raising Capital, Obtaining Patents, And Presenting The Harvester To A Long Line Of Corporate Suitors Illustrations.Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Mo dern Agriculture (Sloan Technology Series)

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  • Hardcover
  • 300 pages
  • Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Mo dern Agriculture (Sloan Technology Series)
  • Craig Canine
  • English
  • 09 July 2018
  • 9780679412724

10 thoughts on “Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Mo dern Agriculture (Sloan Technology Series)

  1. says:

    This book engaged me from start to finish In fact, I hated to see it end I was encouraged to read it by an advisor because of my current involvement in starting an ag technology business The central story of the bi rotor combine is used the thread around which other historic ag technology develop stories are woven The writer tells these stories so well that I was usually dying to skip ahead and find out which ag success or failure store he was building up to The chapter on herbicides had me wondering which popular herbicide all the prior work eventually led to I knew it wasn t Roundup because the story was about Dow Chemical I was patient and let the story unfold.If you have an connection with agricu...

  2. says:

    Craig Canine portrays the inventive genius of Mark Underwood, a Kansas farmer and mechanical genius, who has developed a evolutionary new combine, the Bi Rotor, that leaves far less of the crop, is simpler in design, carries , and covers ground much faster than traditional combines Canine uses the Underwood story as emblematic of the extraordinary achievements of American agriculture in confounding Malthusian predictions The first reaper was not Cyrus McCormack s invention Pliny the Elder wrote of large frames fitted with teeth at the edge and carried on two wheels that are driven through the grain by a pack animal pushing from behind the ears thus torn off fall into the frame William Pitt, in 1785, borrowed Pliny s description to create a similar machine, but the first patent for a reaper was issued in 1799 to Joseph Boyce A modern combine integrates three functions the header reaps the crop which is then flailed and the seed separated from the chaff Ironically, the first machines to perform these tasks were hailed as products of the devil, for they did not use the wind to blow away chaff Churchgoers viewed them with alarm A machine th...

  3. says:

    Who wouldn t like the story of an inventor who s held down by the Man McCormick, sometimes John Deere.

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