Ground Preparation Equipment for Farms | Kennco Mfg.

Ground Prep

Grader Leveler

Grader Leveler

Kennco’s Grader Leveler is used to smooth and level areas such as blocks of land prior to prebedding or bedding and can also be used to level farm lanes and roads, and/or difficult to access areas.

Kennco Advantage

  • Follows close to back of tractor for use in small areas
  • Standard three-point Category II hitch
  • Heavy Duty Steel Frame
  • Blades welded into place for proper soil distribution

Standard Sizes Available

8 ft (2.4 m) wide, 10 ft (3.0 m) wide, and 12 ft (3.7 m) wide grader leveler

Level Board

Level Board

Kennco’s level board will add the finishing touches to an un-level field for better irrigation and drainage.

Kennco Advantage

  • Hydraulics at tongue and rear of machine used to allow for height adjustment
  • Replaceable grader blade
  • Leaves smooth finish filling in low spots

Standard Sizes Available:

  • 8 ft (2.4 m) wide, 10 ft (3.0 m) wide, 12 ft (3.7 m) wide, and 14 ft (4.3 m) wide

Ditch Plow

Ditch Plow

Kennco’s ditch plow is ideal for digging irrigation ditches and/or drainage ditches to remove excess water from the field. It is also a useful tool when trying to level out water throughout your field during the growing season.

Kennco Advantage:

  • Plow point is made with hardened steel and is replaceable.
  • Standard three-point Category II/III hitch
  • Various models available
    • Manual adjustment
    • Hydraulic adjustment
    • Point only

Related Equipment:

  • Box blade

Standard Sizes Available:

  • Our standard ditch plow is designed to dig a ditch 10" (25 cm) deep and 16" (41 cm) wide.

Ditch Closer

Ditch Closer

Kennco’s ditch closer is designed to pull the soil from the sides of an irrigation or drainage ditch back into the ditch, filling the ditch and leveling the surrounding soil.

Kennco Advantage:

  • Standard three-point Category II/III hitch.
  • Heavy Duty Steel Frame

Standard Sizes available:

  • 14 ft (4.3 m) and 16 ft (4.9 m) ditch closer

Box Blade Scraper

Box Blade Scraper

Kennco’s box blade scraper is a very useful tool when preparing a field which has been out of production for a significant amount of time or which is extremely un-level.

Kennco Advantage:

  • Design will allow you to move soil from one area of the field to another
  • Walking wheel frame to prevent gouging
  • Heavy duty steel frame
  • Hydraulic height adjustment
  • Pulled from the tractor drawbar
  • Optional quick disconnect couplings

Related Equipment:

  • Laser level

Standard Sizes Available:

  • 7 ft (2.1 m) wide and14 ft (4.3 m) wide box blade scraper

Tool Carrier

Tool Carrier

The tool carrier is commonly used with bedding disks to raise a false bed, or in pre-bedding.

Kennco Advantage:

  • Rugged 20 ft (6.1 m) reinforced tool bar
  • Standard three-point Category II hitch
  • Holds up to 3 sets of bedding disks
  • Customizable for customer needs

Related Equipment:

Cross Ditcher

Cross Ditcher

Kennco’s cross ditcher is a tool that cuts a channel in a bed or berm to allow water movement in the field across the planting beds or into a drainage ditch. It can also be used to create a walk through or pass for your workers in a large field.

Kennco Advantage

  • Single row or three row option
  • Powered by tractor’s hydraulics
  • Controlled by tractor driver
  • Standard three-point Category II hitch

Customer must specify the exact distance off center required, or the row center between planting beds.

Standard Sizes Available:

  • 1 bed cross ditcher, offset to the side
  • 3 bed cross ditcher

Tarp Layer for Fumigation

Tarp Layer for Fumigation

Kennco’s tarp layer completely covers a field with plastic to minimize dissipation of the gas from the soil.

Kennco Advantage:

  • Glue system to connect pieces together
  • Standard three-point Category II hitch
  • Kennco’s Gas Knives Included

Related Equipment:

  • Hose, fittings or other components available for plumbing fumigation systems

Standard Sizes Available:

  • 10 ft (3.0 m) tarp layer for fumigation