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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 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 […]