(FIRST 12 ROWS sweet potato transplanter in North America – Year 2016 – From tool bar (hydraulic fold) to drive wheels and row units – All manufactured by Checchi & Magli! Since then we have become the sweet potato market leader – Growers recognize C&M for our quality and superior features).
Foxdrive Plus is appreciated by sweet potato growers all over the world for its simplicity and, at the same time, for the many different adjustments that can be made to obtain a perfect transplant.
Equipped with a distributor that features 5, 10, 15 or 20 grippers for an inter-plant distance of between 13 cm and 140 cm (5″-55″), it is a professional ally for transplanting sweet potatoes.
We have recently introduced a new kit that allows the planting of bare-root crops at 45°. With the FOXDRIVE PLUS, we can also transplant conical, pyramid and cubic plant peat plugs, with a potential production of up to 2,500 plants per hour per operator
The transplanting units are equipped with a parallelogram to adapt to different soil conditions and to ensure a uniform transplanting penetration, which can also be adjusted by using the furrow opener.
versions and options
The most popular design includes large trays for storing plants that need a suitable and spacious shelf. To meet all needs, the Foxdrive Plus is available from 1 to 12 rows with both a fixed frame and new hydraulic frames: folding (TPIX) and telescopic (TSIX), which is useful for staying on track.
There are many accessories to further customize the machines. The most common options for sweet potato growers are a synchronised watering device, a 300 litre water tank, a cutting disc, manual or hydraulic row markers and packing wheels in rubber flexl for wet and clayey soils.