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Pros and Cons of Field Application of Rice Hulls

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Pros and Cons of Field Application of Rice Hulls Here are a few things to consider when analyzing your options for rice hull application: With the field application, you do need to use 50lb bales so the operator can load the machine in the field. If an operator is not careful rice hull blowing can be messy and spread beyond the containers. You are able to allow small liners to grow larger and establish themselves into the new containers before covering with rice hulls. If applying rice hulls on a potting line, you risk jostling the plants when moving the […]

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Who is STILT.PRO anyway?

Posted Posted in In The News, New, Stilt Pro

Who is STILT.PRO anyway? TL;DR STILT.PRO is on a quest for product ideas and collaboration. How it all started I started STILT.PRO while I was working for John Deere. Many evenings and weekends were spent at the R.A. Dudley’s nursery where I had a small office in the back of one of their shops. I could see the operation and learn about how everything worked. It was an invaluable opportunity. It showed me the pain points and operational needs around a wholesale nursery. I was immersed in the business and could see where there were needs for mechanization and equipment […]

Potting Machine and Rice Hull Topper

The “TOPSHOT”

Posted Posted in New, Product, Rice Hull Blower, skunkworx

The “TOPSHOT” Check out our new universal rice hull topper or potting machine.  This unit lets you integrate rice hull or other material onto your potting or canning line.  Purchase this complete system to easily utilize 30 cubic-foot bales of rice hull or machine load up to 2 cubic yards of soil for potting. The machine holds 2 Cubic Yards of material. semi-automatic potting machine or Rice Hull Topper Easily operated in tandem with the rest of the line – No operator! Excess material cycled back through – No waste! Large Bales and Large Capacity – 30CF Rice Hull Bales […]

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Green Profit – Trending Now – June 2021

Posted Posted in In The News, New, Soil Mixer

Green Profit – Trending Now – June 2021 Skip the hand mixing and upgrade your potting bench to the Ground Grinder Mini.  An integrated 1/2-yard, all-in-one compact small batch soil mixer and potting machine.  Load and fill from the front.  It features an integrated soil return hopper to recycle material back into the machine.  Made in the USA. https://www.ballpublishing.com

Garden Soil Mixer

Put your potting bench in hyper speed

Posted Posted in New, Soil Mixer

Soil Mixer | The Ground Grinder mini Speed up your soil mixing For those growers on the smaller side looking to make life a little easier, STILT.PRO recently introduced the GROUND GRINDER mini – a  semi-automatic, bale breaker, soil mixer and flat/pot filler designed with the small grower and garden center in mind. Load your DIY potting mix in the front through the integrated soil return grate and automatically return unused potting mix.  This soil mixing machine will provide an effortless job and a clean workspace. Change WHO can do the job of filling pots and flats.  Normally, you would […]

Nursery Digital Twin

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Nursery Digital Twin Connect the real world to a digital world REMOTE productivity reporting and monitoring of equipment. ONSITE displays visualizing productivity and key info. BE ALERTED of temperature extremes, humidity fluctuations, security breaches, heater, fan, equipment and power failures. REAL-TIME updates, so you can act – fast. Like this idea? Lets talk!

In Field Fertilizer Dispenser

Trigger Happy Fertilizing

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Trigger Happy Fertilizer Hit your plants with an accurate dose of fertilizer!  We’ve got your plants covered with this granular fertilizer applicator.  Throw the fertilizer filled hose over your shoulder, grab the reigns of the modified cordless drill.  Pull the trigger and a precise dose aligned with your fertilizer needs is dispensed into the plant directly in front of you.  Rocking this highly productive nursery fertilizer dispenser, your team won’t fatigue out.  Minimal trigger effort, high capacity hopper, accurate dosing feeder aligned with the scoop sizes you’re used to make this unit a win for your plants growth. Consistent and […]

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Mobile Progressive Sticking

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mobile progressive sticking On the go and need to do some sticking?  We’ve got you covered.  Drag this guy around to where your propagation houses are and stick your cuttings into the trays on their way into the greenhouse.  Mobile Progressive Sticking.  Take advantage of progressive sticking Minimize damage to sensitive plants Keep your team off the ground and out of the greenhouse Conveyor is battery or generator powered Don’t know what progressive sticking is?  Check this link out:  https://www.greenhousemag.com/article/gm0414-maximizing-efficiencies/ Like this idea? Lets talk!

Soil Mixer Machine

6 Nursery and Greenhouse Equipment Must-Haves to Skyrocket Efficiency and Prevent Plant Loss

Posted Posted in New, Rice Hull Blower, Rice Hull Topdress, Soil Mixer, Stilt Pro

6 Nursery and Greenhouse Equipment Must-Haves to Skyrocket Efficiency and Prevent Plant Loss Growers need tough hard-working machines to get the job done.  Whether you are managing the complexities of a greenhouse to make sure you deliver your poinsettias for Christmas or you are a nursery ensuring your product is ready at the right moment to deliver to customers for the spring season, you rely on your hard-working equipment and team to hit those deadlines. Check out these equipment ideas to streamline efficiency so you can rock your production and hit those numbers. 1. GROUND GRINDER | 1 Yard Soil […]

Short Term Equipment Lease

Don’t pay for a machine to sit most of the year

Posted Posted in New, Rice Hull Blower, Stilt Pro

Our Equipment on your time with a reoccurring short term lease We’re introducing a lease program for you to utilize commercial grade equipment once or twice a year while not having to take on the burden of buying the equipment outright. In summary, you can use the machine once or twice a year to complete your rice hull application needs and after your lease period, the machine is rotated to another customer. Giving you the ability to optimize labor and efficiently apply rice hulls while making your money go farther. Don’t pay for a machine to sit most of the […]