Vineyard hygiene has become an important aspect of the viticulture industry.
The prevention of disease and carryover problems can be improved by the removal of trash and pruning wood from under the vine rows. The Cane Rake is a vital tool in the vineyard, doing an excellent job of cleaning the vineyard floor.
A tidy vineyard helps to eliminate O.H &S issues by reducing trip hazards
Aesthetics – welcome your guests to a neat and tidy vineyard
Very efficient raking of canes and debris from under vine
Excellent results up to 8kmh
Smooth trouble free cam action raises and lowers tynes, windrowing canes to the centre of the row
Rake and mulch in one pass
Single or double sided units
Swingback Protection System –Stops damage to posts, canes and equipment
Best combination of rake speed and ground speed gained through the use and setting of flow control valve
Low oil flow requirement
Totally enclosed drive system
Simple design,virtually maintenance free
Australian Made with locally sourced components
Easy mounting to Whitco Hydraulic Mast
Stand enables easy removal from tractor
Other mounting options available
Optional side skirt with Single sided unit
Optional tilt ram gives optimum raking performance on hilly or terraced vineyards
Comprehensive Manual with Risk Assessment with each unit
Full 12 month warranty
Valley Ag and Tractors | Farm Machinery & Tractors
KP & DC Machinery is the head office and is located at Rutherford on the New England Highway. As with all the branches, it is owned and operated by Kevin Peters. Kevin first started trading in 1982 and since then KP & DC has grown and developed to become an extremely well known business within the Hunter and surrounding regions. We supply all brands of tractors and farm machinery to maitland and the Hunter Valley.
Valley Ag & Tractors originally opened in Mary Street Singleton in 1990 and expanded to Raymond Terrace in 1995. The Singleton branch relocated to the head office in 2006. Valley Ag at "The Terrace" recently moved to bigger and better premises at 13 Port Stephens St Raymond Terrace.
Barberie Machinery has been in operation since 1975, originally owned by Ian Barberie. Kevin purchased the business from Ian approx 8 years ago.
Rod Bunyan, who completed his apprentiship with Ian Barberie, now manages the business. The branch is located at 122 Manning River Drive, Taree South.
Mudgee Machinery Centre (formally Thomas’ Garage) originally started out in the 1950’s selling motorcars. In the early 1970’s the business moved into the tractor scene as well as still selling cars. In 1995, the direction changed again and the business moved forward to becoming solely agricultural. Kevin purchased the business in 2000. Today, the son of the previous owners, Tony Armstrong, manages the business.The business is located at 27 Sydney Rd, Mudgee.