Frequently Asked Questions about Rice Hull mulch and Topdressing What is rice hull mulch? Rice hull mulch is the application of rice hulls to the top of a growing media or soil. The purpose is to prevent the germination and growth of weeds. By providing a depth of around 1.25”, weed seed that lands on the container or ground are unable to retain the moisture and proper environmental conditions to grow. This prevents the growth of weeds. What is rice hull material? Rice hull or husk material is the case or chaff of the rice. It is a byproduct of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rice Hull Blower Leasing Option 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 […]
The “YARDSHOT” Check out our new rice hull mulch dispenser for landscapers. Use this machine to apply rice hull mulch to landscape beds and gardens at residential locations. Purchase this complete system to easily offer more value added services to your landscape and yard maintenance operation. Simple long lasting weed control for your customers – No Chemicals! Complete setup – No adjusting! Organic and less costly than bark. Visible weed barrier.
Purchase with your new machine or replace your current hose hanger with a crank operated hose reel. This addon will reduce operator effort to retract the hose from rows and allow for faster movement between plant beds.
The “LONGSHOT” Purchase with your new machine or replace your current hose hanger with an electric powered rewind hose reel. This addon is for when you are trying to apply rice hulls where you have long rows and will allow you to reach up to 250ft from each side allowing for a total bed length of 500ft. Easy electric rewind to eliminate need for operator to drag hose in Swivel joint to allow for rewinding when dispensing Hose can pull out from either side of machine Retrofit on current machines or purchase with new Reduce operator fatigue Submit a request […]
Grower Talks Rice Hull Blower Product Launch The new Rice Hull Blower is a simple-to-operate, productive, rice husk pot-topping equipment built for the wholesale container grower. This machien is used to dispense rice hull material to top dress and cover containers in the field. PBH Rice Hulls are used as a mulch providing an inhospitable environment for weeds. made in the USA. https://www.growertalks.com/
Stilt.Pro Equipment Rolls Out Rice Hull Blower From the Nursery & Landscape Insider Stilt.Pro Equipment Rolls Out Rice Hull Blower With the ever-increasing cost of chemicals and ever-decreasing supply of labor to hand weed any preemergence escapes, a lot of growers are looking for ways to stretch weed control in container operations. Well, last summer I saw an interesting prototype system to apply rice hulls to containers, developed by Stilt.Pro. My first thought was that this is perfect for situations whereby just potted plants have that two-week window before preemergence herbicides can be applied. Of course, any mulch also reduces weed pressure by […]