Hemp Harvesting Equipment, Proven Solutions

Global Equipment LLC, along with European stakeholders in the hemp industry, are dedicated to helping US hemp farmers meet the equipment demands of harvesting hemp.

Our partners have more than 15 years experience in processing and harvesting commercial and high CBD medical hemp. By building proven harvesting solutions, Global Equipment LLC can help increase the efficient production of hemp in the United States.





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We build hemp solutions

Ultimately, there are many factors that influence how to best harvest your hemp:

  1. What type of hemp are you harvesting?
  2. What is the size (height & width) of your crop?
  3. How was it planted?
  4. What part of the hemp plant do you sell? Only the flower, leaves or the stems? Or a combination of the three?
  5. What is your drying process?
  6. Do you “dewater”?
  7. How many acres are you harvesting?
  8. Do you need a short term or long term solution?

With these answers - and our experience - Global Equipment can give you the best advice on the most efficient hemp harvesting process.



Our 2020 Hemp Harvesting solutions


1.Single Cut solution for Hemp-Silage:


for cutting entire crop in 1” to 3” pieces with a modified Kemper® corn header:

  • mainly for harvesting high CBD hemp and Hemp as silage for cattle.

  • option: crop is blown straight into the baler; the hemp can be conserved up to 12 months. This is a proven method since 6 years in Europe, is available for the USA market on request.




2.Single Cut solution for Hemp Fiber:

For cutting entire crop in 1ft to 2ft pieces with a modified Kemper® and special Hemp drum:

  • length of the crop is longer for fiber production process

  • this harvest method is mainly for the fiber application

  • can be done as second harvest when the flower and leaves have been harvested first




3.Single Cut solution for CBD harvesting

Harvesting the flower & leaves or high CBD hemp with a Draper header:

  • The crop can be side dumped on a wagon or in a baler

  • Header in lowest position: harvest high CBD hemp (Christmas tree)

  • Header in higher position: harvest only the flower and leaves (Commercial hemp)




4. Double Cut Combine:

Double Cut Combine harvests three separate products: the flower, leaves and stems:  

  • Minimum crop length 6.5ft.

  • The Graper header lowest position is 3.7 feet.


Double Cut Combine can also be used as a single cut solution with only the Graper header attached:

  • high CBD hemp can be harvested up to 5 feet.

  • the leaves can be dumped into a trailer behind the combine




Proven concepts in action


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