Department of Agriculture
Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization
RCEF Mechanization Program

Available Technologies



The reaper mechanically cuts and lays crop in a windrow which allows easy pick-up of the harvested crops. It is recommended for small to medium sizes of farms.

This machine makes harvesting easier and faster than the manual harvesting. It requires less labor and less dependent on field size. Also, it is less shattering loss during harvesting.

Engine 3.5 hp, minimum of 4 stroke gasoline
Cutting height Adjustable
Cutting width 1.2 m
Field efficiency Minimum of 65 %
Components Cage wheel, pneumatic tires
Labor requirement 1 person
  • Makes harvesting easier and faster than the manual harvesting
  • Less dependent on field size
  • Less shattering loss during harvesting