Farmers just miss soybean harvest world record

More than 100 farmers trying to set a world record for harvesting 160 acres of soybeans narrowly missed the mark Wednesday, gathering the crops in 11 minutes and 43.59 seconds. As part of the fundraiser for Harvest for Hunger (H4H), 120 combines took to the field one kilometre north of Monkton on Highway 23 just before 1:30 p.m. CTV story with video.

 

CKNX Radio 920

CKNX am 920 at the Harvest 4 Hunger world record harvest attempt near Monkton, ON. October 5, 2011. Over 120 combines of all shapes, sizes and vintages harvested 160 acres of soybeans in less than 12 minutes. With Phil Main and Ray Bayton from CKNX 920 AM.

CKNX video of Harvest from a Skyjack.

 

2011 Harvest for hunger world record attempt

20 + Combines from south western Ontario, Canada participated in the 2011 “Harvest for hunger”, combining 160 acres (72.7 hectares) in approx 11 minutes and 43 seconds. YouTube video.

 

Harvest for Hunger – Moncton, Ontario Oct 5 2011

Video from the top of one of the combines (Lexion 760). YouTube video.

 

120 Combines Harvest Soybeans for Food Grains Bank: Harvest4Hunger

On October 5, in Monkton, Ontario Canada over 120 combines harvested 160 acres of soybeans in a near world record time of 11 minutes and 43 seconds. Harvest for Hunger are raising soybeans for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank to provide food for less fortunate people who are struggling with famine and hunger. Money raised will go to the Canadian Food Grains Bank. Harvest 4 Hunger H4H For more information on how to support this effort visithttps://harvest4hunger.wordpress.com. BASF and other sponsors helped the organizers with this worthy cause. BASF post & videoon Farms.com.

 

EARLIER VIDEOS

 Statement by Member of Parliament

Gary Schellenberger, MP for Perth County, Ontario describes Harvest for Hunger to the House of Commons as an example of individuals, organizations, and the Canadian Government partnering together to change the world. YouTube video.

 

Harvest for Hunger & BASF Team Up for Attempted Record Soybean Harvest.

BASF and Harvest for Hunger are raising soybeans for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank to provide food for less fortunate people who are struggling with famine and hunger. Money raised will go to the Canadian Food Grains Bank. YouTube video.

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