Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

4-10-2018

Abstract

The stalk cutter device and method of use thereof obtains a desired length of plant stalk, particularly a cornstalk, from a desired distance from the ground. The stalk cutter device includes a pair of handles pivotally connected to a pair of pruning type of cutters. A support rod is mounted through the pivot connections of the cutters and extends laterally a desired distance from the lower cutter to support the device at the desired height to cut the desired portion of the stalk.

Department

Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Patent Number

US9936633

Application Number

US 20160219785 A1

Application Published

8-4-2016

Application Filed

1-5-2016

Assignee

Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Comments

Trenton L. Roberts, Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Chester E. Greub, Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

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