Lean Flow and Process Improvement Machine Design for the Planting Line Have you ever thought of your plant production PLANT PRODUCTION like this? Plant production in nurseries closely resembles a traditional manufacturing line. These manufacturing lines have had a lot of scrutiny applied to them over the years. Some bright folks have developed some great tools to help optimize production processes. If you’d like to learn more about these tools, head over to our sister site www.thefactorymachine.com to learn more. I bet you’ll find some bit of info on how you can make some improvements to your operation. We use […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
GGIA – Wintergreen 2020 Presentation Tom Knuth from STILT.PRO will offer an engineer’s perspective at applying industrial factory metrics and terminology to visualize and improve your growing operation’s productivity and efficiency.
We are working hard to deliver greater control of growing tasks with two approaches – We’re building data integration solutions and specialized horticultural equipment. We take a system level approach and apply innovation to the design process as well as the delivered product. We are meeting our customers where they are at by providing solutions built around their existing business and labor capability. We would love to hear from you and learn about your pain points and better understand how to meet your needs. Please don’t hesitate to share your thoughts.