COMPUTER/PRECISION FARMING


Spectrum Technologies Inc.

Spectrum Technologies Inc. offers affordable devices to detect frost and measure nutrient
levels, soil qualities, light, weather and other factors that affect plant growth. Our WatchDog weather stations and data loggers make it easy to record weather events and conditions. More than 15,000 customers count on Spectrum’s easy-to-use, dependable technology for their growing needs.

Spectrum Technologies Inc.
Plainfield, Ill.
Phone (800) 248-8873
fax (813) 436-4460
Web: www.specmeters.com
e-mail: info@specmeters.com
 


 PACKINGHOUSE EQUIPMENT


Kerian Machines Inc.

The Kerian Sizer is an expanding roller-sizer that gently and accurately sorts fruit and vegetables by diameter. The custom-designed sizers are proven in use for tomatoes, peaches, apples, carrots, potatoes, onions, cucumbers, citrus and many other products.

Kerian Machines Inc.
Grafton, N.D.
Phone: (800) 551-5188; fax (701) 352-3776
Web: www.kerian.com
e-mail: jamesk@kerian.com
 


 PLANTING/TILLING EQUIPMENT


Renaldo Sales & Service Inc.

Renaldo Sales & Service Inc. manufactures and distributes an advanced, precision, pneumatic metered seed planter for today’s grower. The planter is reliable, adjustable and available in one- to nine-row configurations.


Renaldo Sales & Service
North Collins, N.Y.
Phone (800) 424-5584
Fax (716) 337-2756
Web: www.renaldo.org
e-mail: jrena288@mac.com 






RRC-1648 Rotary Refuse Chopper

The biggest advantage of owning the RRC-1648 is that it lets you reuse your plastic mulch. Adjustable in 1-inch increments, from 1 to 19 inches, this chopper also is practical on less-than-perfect ground. The new recurved, reversible carbon steel cutting blade design protects the rotary blade assembly from abrasion and ware.

Renaldo Sales & Service, North Collins, N.Y.
Phone (800) 424-5584;
Fax (716) 337-2756
Web: www.renaldo.org
e-mail: jrena288@mac.com   






Weed Badger Model SS600

Weed Badger’s affordable Model SS600 kills in-row weeds in nurseries, shelterbelts, vineyards and orchards. It’s ideal for many landscape preparation and cleanup tasks. Use this versatile skid-steer tool with a variety of attachments to accomplish a wide array of jobs. Till, mow, disk, sweep, undercut weeds and rake brush.

Weed Badger Division Marion, N.D.
Phone: (800) 437-3392
fax: (701) 778-7501
Web: www.weedbadger.com
e-mail: inquiry@weedbadger.com
 


 TRACK VEHICLES


Kubota M8540 Power Krawler

Kubota’s M8540 Power Krawler brings the benefits of a rear crawler track to a M8540 narrow chassis, revolutionizing capabilities for vineyards, orchards and specialty applications. This model features nearly 60 percent less ground pressure than a typical wheel tractor of this size and is equipped with 76 PTO horsepower.

Kubota Tractor Corp., Torrance, Calif.
Phone: Dealer inquiries—(888) 4-KUBOTA, ext. 900,
or (888) 458-2682, ext. 900
Web: www.kubota.com
 


 UTILITY VEHICLES


Kubota RTV500

Kubota RTV500 Kubota introduces the RTV500, a 15.8-horsepower utility vehicle that fits into the bed of a full-sized pickup truck—perfect for anything from hunting and camping to routine work around the job site. The RTV500 is Kubota’s first gas-powered utility vehicle and has four-wheel and two-wheel drive selection.

Kubota Tractor Corp., Torrance, Calif.
Phone: Dealer inquiries—(888) 4-KUBOTA, ext. 900,
or (888) 458-2682, ext. 900
Web: www.kubota.com