Soil Treatment for Demanding Conditions

Soil Preparation for Demanding Conditions

Combat soil erosion in places that were previously expensive, difficult, or dangerous to plant

Whether you're reforesting slopes or rocky areas the SKB-range provides many tools for demanding conditions 

A versatile machine that tackles even the most challenging terrain. Doing all of the forestation steps with one machine simultaneously will greatly enhance the reforesting process, saving you resources and making your operations safer.

The SKB-range of planters comes with a versatile range of accessories, which makes it easy to test different soil cultivation and soil preparation methods and settings. For instance,  both soft and extremely hard areas and soil types can be planted by changing the tooling on the unit. Trees can be a very effective way to combat soil erosion, and the SKB is equipped for the toughest of afforestation challenges.

The SKB is suitable for slopes and can also be outfitted with replacement cartridges for rapid reloading and effective operations. This planting head is also used in places where extensive soil shaping, such as terracing or ledges, is needed.

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Why You Should Consider Mechanized Silviculture

Reforestation is expensive and slow due to multiple steps

With mechanized planting you can combine many different stages, making the reforesting process fast and more economical overall. Combining the different stages will accelerate forest growth, while improving the quality of work. One upshoot of combining stages is the reduced need for weed control, since weeds do not have time to take root between planting stages. And any stages you can leave from your costings will obviously impact your profits positively!

Availability, organization, cost and safety of skilled personnel

Not everyone wants to do tough silvicultural work in remote locations. By mechanizing your operations, you will be upskilling people with transferrable skills. In addition, a planter will obviously reduce the need for low-skilled manual labor. With the same number of people, you get significantly more results. More results, which are achieved more cost efficiently and with a significant reduction of safety risk. 


A short planting season reduces effective planting time

The reduction of effective planting time will reduce the yield of your forests. With mechanical planting your can work on different process stages simultaneously speeding up your silvicultural operation. Moreover, irrigation increases planting time at both ends of the planting season, and makes it easier to plant in challenging conditions. With our guidance systems the sun will never set on your operations allowing your operations to effectively work around the clock.


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