PlantTape helps growers improve their production and productivity without extra labor
agriculture technology

PlantTape helps growers improve their production and productivity without extra labor

PlantTape revolutionizes transplanting and greenhouse operations. The advantages of our automated transplanting system over other alternatives are stark. Other transplanters plant ~1 acre per hour with a 15-person crew. PlantTape plants 2-7 acres per hour (depending on crop type) with a 3-person crew, tractor driver included. Other plant nursery systems allow 750 seedlings per square […]

Forthdale Farms uses PlantTape’s automated transplanting system
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Forthdale Farms uses PlantTape’s automated transplanting system

Nice-looking broccoli seedlings in a Forthdale Farms greenhouse! Forthdale Farms has been using the PlantTape automated transplanting system in their Ontario, Canada growing operation for about 4 years now with great results. For plant nursery operations, PlantTape allows a million plants per 5000 square feet of greenhouse space, meaning that nurseries can double or triple […]

PlantTape reduces peat inputs
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PlantTape reduces peat inputs

Peat is a primary component of crop transplanting globally. With many world governments considering limits on peat mining, peat costs can be expected to increase in the coming years. The PlantTape system reduces peat usage by up to 98% compared to other transplanting systems. By using PlantTape, growers can cut peat costs significantly, while staying […]

The results of using an automated transplanting system
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The results of using an automated transplanting system

Watch how PlantTape’s automated transplanting system helped transform the Rothert Farm Inc. Florida iceberg lettuce growing operation You can also read the accompanying article at https://www.planttape.com/rothert-farm-lettuce-case-study/ About PlantTape PlantTape – automated transplanting system1 Harris Rd, Salinas, CA93908 +18882726828https://planttape.com/https://planttape.business.site/ What is PlantTape? PlantTape is the world’s most advanced, efficient, and flexible process for the sowing, germination, and […]

Success story of using automated transplanting system by PlantTape
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Success story of using automated transplanting system by PlantTape

One look at this perfect lettuce stand from Rothert Farm Inc. and the precision planting capabilities of the PlantTape automated transplanting system are obvious. With PlantTape, growers of lettuce and other vegetable crops can eliminate the need for thinning by hitting the exact planting configuration they want. And, they can do this at the rate […]

PlantTape assists hemp growers through 3-point planter
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PlantTape assists hemp growers through 3-point planter

PlantTape helps hemp growers: “PlantTape allowed us to plant our hemp transplants 3 times faster with 80% fewer workers. Also, the plantings are much more uniform than before. In the greenhouse, the PlantTape system allowed us to reduce space usage by 80% and use less labor there as well.” — Jacob Fisher, Rouge Family Farms […]

Innovation in agriculture by PlantTape
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Innovation in agriculture by PlantTape

This article originally appeared as “Innovation in the Fields – Tanimura & Antle” on the blog of American AgCredit Santa Rosa, California. Innovation is part of every farmer’s DNA. With ever-evolving challenges, including weather, soil health, changing customer food preferences, success in agriculture means paying attention to today while planning for tomorrow. No one understands […]

PlantTape offers growers an easy, fast transplanting system
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PlantTape offers growers an easy, fast transplanting system

Newly-planted lettuce, courtesy of the PlantTape 3-point automated transplanter (in background). PlantTape offers growers of hemp, tomatoes, and vegetables an easy, fast transplanting system that is 2-3 times faster than other automated transplanters and needs only 2-3 people (including the tractor driver) to keep it running. Where other automated transplanters rely on complex computer systems, […]

PlantTape makes farming automated
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PlantTape makes farming automated

Read our recent blog post on precision agriculture and farming automation at https://planttape.com/precision-agriculture/ Agricultural automation, coupled with other precision farming practices, is opening new opportunities to solve some of agriculture’s biggest problems. Automation brings precision while lowering costs Not only can automation make agriculture more precise; it can also cut costs. This addresses one of the […]

PlantTape champions healthy root architecture
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PlantTape champions healthy root architecture

PlantTape fosters healthy root architecture. These iceberg lettuce seedlings have formed a healthy taproot due to the open-bottom PlantTape soil plug that each plant grows in. Each lettuce transplant will enter the ground in its biodegradable PlantTape material and will have a headstart on life. In contrast, conventional transplants grow in a closed-bottom celled nursery […]