Field Production Systems

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Field Production Equipment

Damcon Multi-Trike

Tractor to spray, cultivate prune dig multiple rows of plants in a single pass

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Damcon PL 10 Field Planters

planter for small seedlings, liners and small bare root trees

Damcon PL 30 -90 Field Planters

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Damcon Pruning Platforms

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Damcon Cultivators

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Damcon HSD-I Stake Driver

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Bamboo-Stake Drill HSD-FZ

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Pickup Attachment for Trees

Attachment to pickup B&B trees and shrubs

Lommers High Clearance Tractor

High clearance tractors for digging spraying trimming cultivating and weeding

Cross Tine Weeder

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Field Soil Drills

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Netting Machine

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Damcon Multi-Trike

The Multi-Trike high clearance tractor of Damcon is a tool carrier in high crops planted in rows. Heights up to 9 ft. 10 inches and row distances of 31 and 58 inches or more are possible.

The Multi-Trike high clearance tractor is multifunctional. The high clearance tractors can be provided with various mounting attachments, for crop treatment as well as for soil tillage. All the different jobs can be done with one tractor. Thanks to the 3-wheel concept more than one row can be processed in one time.

The high clearance tractor found its way to growers of Bare Root Trees, Christmas Trees, Ball & Burlap Growers. Also Row Crop Growers and seed producers use the Multi-Trike.

The biggest advantage of the Multi-Trike is working in more than 1 row per pass. This saves you time and money.
The high clearance Multi-Trike can be used for cultivating, mowing, spraying drop down nozzles, boom or hooded single row herbicide attachments, as well as fertilizing attachments.

Quick Facts:

  • 4 cylinder water cooled Kubota Tier 4 diesel
  • For fertilizing
  • For spraying
  • For weed control
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • Process 3 or more rows at once

Additional Items Available:

  • Air conditioning
  • Enclosed cab
  • Side mount digger
  • Sunscreen
  • Under cutting blades
  • ​Wheel covers for plant protection

Damcon Multitrike high clearance tractor

Damcon PL 10 Field Planters

Standard Attachments:

  • plant storage box
  • 2 fill discs
  • ​4 mechanical adjustable depth wheels

Planting Shoe Width Options:

  • 2 inch
  • 4 inch
  • 6 inch
  • 7.75 inch

Planting Depth:

  • 10 inches 

Attachments Available:

  • Extra plant storage box
  • Plant distance marker
  • Row marker
  • Steel pressure wheels with ridges instead of pneumatic tires

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The smallest tree planting machine in our program. These machines are very suitable for planting root stocks, whips and conifers.

The PL-10 is available as a 1-row, 2-row, 3-row and 4-row machine. To pull a 1-row planting machine a tractor with 20 hp is needed, for the 4-row machine a tractor with  85 hp is needed. These planting machines can be provided with a 5, 10, 15 or 20 cm planting element.

Capacity varies between 4,000 – 5,000 trees per day (PL-10/1 row) and 16,000 – 20,000 trees per day (PL-10/4 row).

Those tree planting machines can be equipped with a Block Planting Distance Indicator.

Damcon PL 30 -90 Field Planters

Planter Opening Widths:

  • PL-30: 11.75 inches
  • PL-40: 15.75 inches
  • PL-75: 29.50 inches
  • PL-90: 35.50 inches

Planting Depth:

  • PL 30: 10 inches 
  • PL 40: 12-14 inches 

​​Planter    hp        Capacity per day

-​ PL-30     40 hp    3,000-4,000

- PL-40     55 hp    3,000-4,000

- PL-75     120 hp  500-1,500

- PL-90     165 hp  500-1,500

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​The PL 30-90 series Damcon transplanting machines are useful for planting bare root trees and larger conifers. The planters come standard a single rototiller to loosen soil in front of the planter. The PL 30 and PL 40 come with 2 mechanical adjustable height wheels. The PL 75 and PL 90 come with 4 mechanical adjustable height wheels. All 4 machines come with a PTO connecting shaft for the tiller.  

Damcon Pruning Platforms

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                   HSP-251            HSP-300            HSP-450

Length        114in.                 136.5 in              171.25 in

Width          41/43 in              40/44 in              60 in

H1               33.5 in                43 in                   51 in

H2               102 in                 118 in                 177 in

H3               181 in                 197 in                 256 in

Weight         2777 lb               3042 lb              5644 lb

Fuel              Diesel                Diesel                Diesel

Speed           0-2.80 mph        0-3.73 mph         0-1.25 & 0-3.73 mph

Wheel-drive  2/4                     4                        4 

Steering        2                        2/4                     4

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We offer a wide range of pruning platforms. Standing heights varies between 114 in and 171.25 in.

A Damcon pruning platform can be provided with Kubota Tier 4 diesel engines.It is also possible to order a width adjustable pruning platform. This adjustable width offers you the possibility to work in the small as well as in the broad rows, without leaning out of the platform.

Damcon Cultivators

Product Information:

Sizes                        Small, Large, Maxi Kress Finger Weeders
3 harnesses             Soft, Medium and Hard
Time of use              About 10 days after planting
Attachment              Rear, between the axles
Row distance            Small: 9 ¾", large:15 ¾“, maxi:35 ½“
Clearance                 19 ½“ – 31 ½“ (can be higher by request)
Working depth          ¾“ – 1 ½“
Working speed         3 – 9 mph

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 Damcon Cultivators from 26 in. wide to 57 in. wide with Kress Finger Weeder
The finger weeder is a wheel with synthetic fingers which are driven by multiple tines on the bottom which grips in the soil. Kress provides finger weeder disks with diameters of 14 ½“, 21 ¼“, and 27 ½”.
The finger weeder is designed to remove weeds up to the edge and into the middle of the plant row without damaging to stem of the plants that are being weeded. In this way, the area which is normally not touched by a mechanical hoe, is now reached and weeded as well. The finger weeder can be used independently or in combination with other machines, for example a cultivator.The cultivators used with sweeps shovels, crumble roller and the Kress finger weeder makes easy work out of field weeding.  

Damcon HSD-I Stake Driver

Necessary Horsepower                  85hp

Necessary oil pressure/volume      2538 psi at 6.6 g/min

Adjustable pressure of the clamp   Std.

Perpendicular adjustable clamp     Std.

Adjustable height of the clamp       Std

Input stakes p/d                              3000 - 4000

Weight                                            441 lbs.

Stake holder                                   Optional

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This bamboo stake driver is useful for mounting in the PL-40 tree planting machine. Planting of trees and bamboo stake driving is happening in the same working passage. Capacity of this bamboo stake driver is 3.000 – 4.000 bamboo stakes per day. The pulling tractor needs 85 hp.

Damcon Bamboo-Stake Drill HSD-FZ

Type                                         HSD-FZ

Fitted to                                    Front

Drill diameters                          1”, 1³/₁₆”, 1⅜”

Drill perpendicular adjustable   Standard

Output trees p/h                        400-500

Suitable fitted to                        Pazzaglia or Holmac

Stake storage rack                    Option

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The bamboo cane drill HSD-FZ is constructed to mount to a Pazzaglia or Holmac tree digger.

The HSD-FZ can be provided with drills in several diameters. Capacity of the HSD-FZ is around 400 – 500 holes per hour.

Your Pazzaglia tree digger can quickly be converted into a bamboo cane driver. Advantages are the high capacity; you can do the activities when sitting instead of walking behind the machine and the bamboo cane drill is an economical investment.

Pickup Attachment for Trees

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Root ball loading hook BLC-250                              551 lbs.

Hydraulic tree loading clamp (HBK)                         7849 lbs.

Hydraulic conifer clamp (HCK)                                 100 lbs.

Hydraulic root ball loading hook (HK-250 H & R)     551 lbs.

Hydraulic root ball loading hook (HK-700)               1543 lbs.  

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Tree loading tools are very useful when replacing or loading trees or plants. They mount on front End loaders, Excavators, 3 point mounts and the BLC -250 is used with a cable crane or mini loading crane (like back hoe)

Lommers High Clearance Tractor

The Lommers High Clearance tractors are custom built to fit your every need in planting, fertilizing, spraying, weeding, pruning, and digging nursery crops.

Cross Tine Weeder

Available in various widths also in 3 bed version

Height adjustment wheels

Hydraulically driven

Rotary weeder

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The cross Tine Weeder is easily attached to the 3 point attachment on your tractor. There is no need for a PTO shaft as it is hydraulically driven by attaching to the remotes on tractor. It is best used to remove small weeds in plant rows or beds just when the weeds have emerged.  

Field Soil Drills

Features

  • 3 point mount
  • 3 row machine can drill +/- 3500 per hr.
  • Adjustable plant spacing
  • Drill size on demand
  • Drills 3 rows at a time
  • Drills are mechanically driven 
  • Height adjustable rear wheels
  • Steel frame

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  Once you have surveyed or lined your field to be planted, this Field Drilling Machine can be pulled behind a 60 Hp tractor to dig 2 or 3 rows continuously (tractor does not stop). It can drill around 3500 +/- holes per hour at 31½” plant distance. The row distance is fixed but the plant distance can be adjusted to the desired length.   

Netting Machine

Netting comes in the following sizes:

20 cm (7 7/8”)

25 cm (9 15/16”)

30 cm (113/4”)

35 cm (133/4”)

40 cm (153/4”)

45 cm (173/4”)

   

Features:

  • Biodegradable netting available
  • Container sizes from 1 g to 7 g
  • Driven by PTO shaft or Electric motor
  • Minimum power requirement 20Hp tractor
  • Multiple fingers distribute netting over the root ball
  • Multiple sized baskets and netting are available 
  • Root ball sizes from 7 inches to 18 inches

Benefits:

  • Can be used in conjunction with a field-potting machine
  • Can be used with burlap and netting
  • Netting baskets are interchangeable for different size needs
  • Purchase of machine and netting pays for itself with 12,000   plants
  • Removal of netting is not required before field planting

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The Schrauwen Rolonet machine is a fast easy way to process B&B plants with or without a burlap on the ball. It also is great to process container grown plants when the pot has been removed. Plants can be planted with or without the netting. Bio degradable netting is available on request.

The netting machines can be easily changed from one size netting to another by adjusting the pushup heads and changing the basket and top plate. 

 See something that you would like more information on give us a call 503.628.3059