Oct 18

2020 Planting season

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Current growers or future, now is the time to consider purchasing a new Transplanter. We are a dealer for Checchi & Magli Transplanting equipment. Located in Iowa & serving the entire Midwest. New factory orders are being accepted now for delivery dates in Jan. & early Feb. 2020.

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or contact Brian @ 563-380-1330

 

Brian, What do you recommend for a 30HP tractor? I would like to run a plastic mulch & drip tape layer -- putting in beds for about 9,000 seedlings to transplant next year. I am also possibly interested in a transplanter that will assist with transplanting onto/into laid plastic mulch.

6 days ago

I would suggest a 30hp tractor is kind of small for many things. It could handle a basic mulch layer. Drip tape is normally just an option to add. You'll need to check lift capacity to use a Transplanter. Does tractor have a loader? That would help with weight capacity. So you are doing maybe 4-5 acres of plantings next year? We handle Checchi & Magli (imported ) , Mechanical Transplanter ( USA ) lines. They both offer mulch layers. Mechanical Transplanter will be cheaper. Happy to talk more with you. Suggest a phone call a better way to have this conversation. Thanks, Brian

6 days ago

Forgot to mention that the Wolf model from Checchi & Magli would be a good choice for what you are doing. Will plant through plastic or work on bare ground. The Transplanter should have a water tank & water valve device with it to give plants a drink when they go in the ground.

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