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DIEGO CONTRERAS, CURICO', CHILE

Farmer and owner of an important agricultural services business in Comalle, province of Curico in Chile, Diego Contreras knows exactly how important it is to have the most appropriate technologies for the best production. In is farm, thanks to the right equipment and good soil fertility, the crops of industrial tomatoes offer an average of 135 tons per hectare. Besides growing tomatoes, corn and wheat, the Agroservicios C&C farm is also involved in the transplantation of other third party farming on a total area of 1300 hectares. “Being able to count on efficient machines, explains Diego, is the strong point of our business, where work can often draw out to 10 hours a day. We discovered the Checchi & Magli transplanting machines two years ago, thanks to the Taller Comalle (Sargent authorized) dealer, which offers us an excellent service. We therefore decided to replace the old machine rang with this excellent equipment. To today we have bought 5 and this year we will buy another two until all the machinery is Checchi & Magli”. In particular, the favourite transplanting machine of Diego Contreras is the Trium, both in the standard version and the one with a hydraulic telescopic frame. “It is a quick transplanter, states Diego, equipped with excellent transmission and a sturdy structure, ideal for the transplantation of tomatoes, carrots, onions and courgettes. The customers themselves ask us to use this equipment as it performs excellent work and allows excellent productivity”.