Metering Valve with Increased Flow Control

The Mazzei Injector Co., LLC has introduced its new metering valve, engineered to provide increased flow control though all valve positions. The new MV-5 valve features a plug valve design with a custom V-port characterized seat control that delivers a better turn-down capacity. The valve is thread-fitted, allowing for easy installation and maintenance. A male-to-female threaded adapter for inlet and discharge is optional. Available in UV-resistant Polypropylene or FDA-approved natural PVDF, the MV-5 is designed for chemical feed in agricultural
or industrial applications.


Heavy-Duty Trailer for Light-Duty Use

Alum-Line, Inc. is introducing its new light-duty trailer for hauling capacities under 2,000 pounds. The new model, called Pro-Utility LTD, will be available in 5 and 6-foot widths, and 6, 8 and 10-foot lengths.

Standard features are all-aluminum construction, including extruded main frame and flooring; 4-foot fold-up ramp that also stores flat on the deck; six outside stake pockets; EZ lube 2,200-pound torsion axles; 13-inch tires with aluminum rims; all DOT safety equipment; and LED stop/tail/turn lights.


Track Plants at the Source

Dynamax, Inc. announces the release of its new EXO-Skin Sap Flow Sensor. The new heat balance sap flow sensors measure real-time plant water use for stem diameters 9 to 25 mm, and the expandable Velstretch insulation makes installation easy, even on odd branchy stems. It can be used on most crops or trees in the greenhouse or in the field for determining plant transpiration rates, irrigation scheduling or plant stress.


High Tunnel for High Productivity

DripWorks now offers Clearspan high tunnel greenhouses (hoop building). High tunnels have a single layer of greenhouse film that can be applied and removed as needed, and frames and supports are driven directly into the ground.

Frames are manufactured from Allied Gatorshield structural steel tubing. Models feature SunMaster 6 mil greenhouse film made from copolymer resin, with tri-layer construction and UV additives; the film offers 92 percent light transmission and comes with a four-year warranty. Triple-zippered end panels are 10-ounce, 22 mil premium ripstop translucent fabric and come complete with fabric clips for attaching.


Set a Guard in Your Fields

New Holland expands its full line of equipment with new Guardian Sprayers. Three front-boom models with four-wheel hydrostatic drive and two rear-boom models with two-wheel mechanical drive are available, each offering a 15-foot turning radius.

The three front-boom Guardian models have up to 365 hp with a choice of tank sizes up to 1,600 gallons and boom widths up to 120 feet. Other features include 6-foot ground clearance and hydraulic four-wheel independent suspension.

New Holland’s two new rear-boom sprayers, available in 240 and 275 hp models, offer heavy-duty frame and axle construction and mechanical drive system. Tanks hold up to 1,200 gallons. Other features include 48-inch crop clearance; wraparound rear windows; and options including front-wheel assist and hydraulic tread adjustment.


Pressure Cleaning Success

Cat Pumps announces two new pressure cleaning pumps rated at 5.5 GPM and 3,500 PSI. The model 5CP5140 pump features a dual extended shaft for pulley drive from either side of the pump, using either a gas engine or electric motor. The model 5CP5410G1 is fitted with a gearbox for mounting onto any standard 1-inch shaft gas engine. These two models offer both drive flexibility and high-performance pressure cleaning in a compact, lightweight footprint.

Features include precise flow setting with various belt-drive options; rugged helical gearbox design for secure engine alignment and continuous-duty performance; and forged brass head with eight-screw mounting for strength under high pressure.


Build a Strong Foundation

The new Blackmore Co. 72 T Ellepot 35 mm plastic tray has fluted cell walls for added strength and to help lock in units during shipping. The community watering design tray is vented and has a cross bottom pop-up design to facilitate drainage and plant removal. Each cell is 1 5/8 inches deep, with a soil volume of approximately 44cc of media per cell, and each tray has a footprint of 10 inches by 20 inches.


Keep It Clean

GrowoniX introduces four new models of its Hydroponic Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration Systems. The new GrowoniX systems will offer 1-1 waste ratios for the two larger units, and 2-1 waste ratios for the two smaller units. Units range from 150 GPD (gallons per day) to over 1,000 GPD.

All GrowoniX systems are assembled in the United States with patented metal housings and feature Dow Chemical membranes, high-flow washable sediment filters, eco green-block radial flow coconut carbon filters, 2-inch liquid-filled pressure gauges, auto shutoff valves, EZ Hookup kits and clear filter housings.