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Plastic Mulch Lifter

Grader LevelerA plastic mulch lifter is used to loosen mulch from the field, when using manual labor to pull and remove the plastic or burning it.

Kennco Advantage

  • Adjustable side coulters
  • Lifts plastic, and shakes the soil and weeds from it for easier removal.
  • Standard three-point Category II/III hitch
  • Adjustable plow point
  • Heavy duty construction
  • Single or multi beds available

Related Equipment

  • Center coulter option for splitting the plastic
  • 2,000,000 BTU burners to incinerate exposed plastic
  • Plastic Retriever

Standard Sizes Available

  • 8 ft (2.4 m) wide, 10 ft (3.0 m) wide, and 12 ft (3.7 m) wide grader leveler
  • 1 bed plastic mulch lifter with burners (customer must supply propane tank)

Bed Mower

Grader Leveler Kennco’s bed mower is the ideal tool to mow vegetation or weeds that have grown over the plastic after harvest, so you can easily remove plastic mulch, or plant a second crop.

Kennco Advantage

  • Cuts closer than conventional deck mowers
  • Tight clearance to mow vegetation without cutting or tangling mulch
  • Adjustable gauge wheels
  • PTO driven
  • Large OD drum so the plastic or plant debris doesn’t wind up around shaft

Related Equipment

  • Plastic mulch retriever
  • Plastic lifter

1 Row Plastic Mulch Retriever

Grader Leveler Kennco’s plastic mulch retriever will allow you to lift, pick-up and dump all your plastic with only two people, all with one machine, in one pass.

Kennco Advantage

  • Stainless steel cones for durability and prevents the plastic from sticking.
  • Can hold up to 6000 ftof plastic mulch for faster removal.
  • Dumps plastic at end of row, or where needed, in a compact easy to remove pile.
  • Adjustable plow points and coulters to work in most any environment
  • Hydraulic controls for variation of speed and control.
  • Lifts and pulls drip tape with plastic.

Related Equipment

  • Center coulter option
  • Bed mower

2 Row Plastic Mulch Retriever

Grader Leveler Kennco’s 2 row plastic mulch retriever is designed for farms with beds at 50” or less row center, and will allow you to lift, pick-up, and dump 2 rows of plastic mulch in one pass with only two people, all in one machine.

Kennco Advantage

  • Larger stainless steel cones for durability
  • Can hold up to 12,000 ft. of plastic mulch for faster removal
  • Dumps plastic at end of row, or where needed, in a compact easy to remove pile.
  • Hydraulic controls for variation of speed and control
  • Adjustable plow points and coulters to work in most any environment
  • Can be adjusted and used as a one row retriever as well as a two row.
  • Lifts and pulls drip tape with plastic.

Related Equipment

  • Center coulter option
  • Bed mower

Drip Tape Retriever

Drip Tape Retriever Growers can pull and remove irrigation tape from the field using our drip tape retriever. The drip tape can be disposed of, reused or recycled.

Kennco Advantage

  • Flow regulator for speed control
  • Platform for worker
  • Powered by tractor’s hydraulic system

Related Equipment

  • Drip tape layers

Plastic Burner

plastic mulch burner Kennco’s plastic mulch burner can burn plastic mulch in the field, or be used to burn string and dead vines from stakes.

Kennco Advantage

  • Durable chassis for 500 or 1000-gallon propane tank (not included) with swinging booms.
  • 2,000,000 BTU burners can be aimed to burn string, mulch, or vines.
  • Can be used to burn string from stakes before using our stake puller.
  • Replaceable burners
  • Towed by a tractor’s drawbar

Related Equipment

  • 1, 2, 3 or 4 row burner boom
  • Burner boom rear mount
  • Burners
  • Burner valve and plumbing kit
It is the customer’s responsibility to follow all local burning laws and restrictions when using this equipment.

Plastic Mulch Incinerator

Grader Leveler Kennco’s mulch incinerator is a portable propane fired incinerator that can be used to dispose of mulch quickly and inexpensively.

Kennco Advantage

  • Large steel drum to hold plastic
  • Heavy duty steel construction
  • Two million BTU burners
  • Towed by a tractor’s drawbar
It is the customer’s responsibility to follow all local burning laws and restrictions when using this equipment.

Stake Puller

Grader Leveler Kennco Stake Puller is the only piece of equipment like it on the market, and can pay for itself in a single season with the speed it can pull stakes and reduced stake breakage.

Kennco Advantage

  • Chain conveyor grabs stake and pulls it vertically from ground minimizing breakage.
  • Places pulled stakes in bin, in the same direction, for easy bundling.
  • Bundled stakes are easily dropped from bin at the end of the row.
  • Chain conveyor timed to match tractor speed
  • Relies on own hydraulic reservoir to minimize reliance on tractor’s system.
  • Multiple Bin sizes available

Related Equipment

Standard Sizes Available

  • 72" Row center, for 60" or 78" stakes.

Field Harvesting Conveyor

Grader Leveler Kennco’s Field Harvesting Conveyor is used in the field to transport picked vegetables from the grower along a belt to a truck or wagon.

Kennco Advantage

  • Unfolds for field use and can be folded for storage and transportation
  • 3-point hitch
  • Includes lighting for night or early morning operation

Stake Cart and Stake Driver Cart

Stake Driver Kennco’s stake cart is attached to a tractor and is loaded with tomato stakes so workers have stakes within easy reach.

Kennco Advantage

  • Extends from the side of the tractor to over three planting beds.
  • Labor saving tool to allow workers to have easy access to stakes where they are working.

Kennco’s stake driver cart works with an industrial air compressor and air-hammers so workers can drive stakes into the soil mechanically.

Kennco Advantage

  • Allows workers to set stakes much more quickly than driving them by hand.
  • Can be built to carry stakes or follow a stake cart on a separate tractor
  • Includes booms that swing to the side and carry air lines to the air hammers.

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