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Transplanter For A Walk-Behind Tractor

The transplanter is a self-propelled walk-behind tractor for no-till and/or organic vegetable small scale market farms and gardens.  The transplanter is designed to help small farmers transplant vegetables and other seedling vegetables and to ensure good root system-to-soil contact.

Benefits

•  Adapted to small scale tractors
•  The transplanter is operated by one person who simultaneously operates the transplanter and drives the walk-behind tractor
•  Auxiliary racks of transplant vegetables can be attached to the tractor to enable the operator to reload the transplanter and thereby continuously transplant multiple plants
•  The transplanter can be configured to plant more than one row simultaneously
•  A no till system that mechanically transplants vegetables into cover crop residue

 

Applications

•  A walk-behind tractor to help small farmers transplant seedling vegetables
 
 
 
 
Patent Number: 
10,004,174
Internal Laboratory Ref #: 
187.16
Lab Representatives
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