[Market-farming] tool carrier tractors

Etienne Goyer etienne at lejardinduvillage.ca
Wed Jul 16 13:07:02 EDT 2014


If such a thing ever happen, they have to visit these guys:

    http://www.terrateck.com/


Their wheel hoe put those we have here in North America to shame.  And
the electric Allis G knockoff is pretty slick too!


On 14-07-16 11:59 AM, Kathryn Kerby via Market-farming wrote:
> There is/was a yearly European ag equipment conference which a faculty
> member of WSU attended several years ago.  For those folks in WA state,
> I believe it was Andy Bary out of WSU-Puyallup.  He brought back a lot
> of pictures which he showed as part of a presentation for small-scale
> equipment options.  He wanted us to be aware of what was already
> available in Europe and which MIGHT someday be available here.  To say
> that every jaw in the room was on the floor, would be just about
> accurate.  They have small-scale and/or innovative tools over there that
> make us look like cave men with clubs.  It really was shocking.  We
> talked then about forming some kind of import collective to get some of
> those tools over here but that idea never went anywhere.  And of course
> the offers to travel there once/year on a buying mission, but that
> didn’t go anywhere either.  I still think that some enterprising
> individual could set up an American dealership for some of this stuff
> and really do American farming a huge favor.  Won’t be me though – I
> don’t have any inclination to travel right now and I already have enough
> to do.  Still, could be an idea to spread around and see if anyone ever
> does anything with the concept.
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> Kathryn Kerby, who still lusts after some of the small scale equipment
> we learned about
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> Frogchorusfarm.com
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> Snohomish, WA
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> *From:*Market-farming [mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org]
> *On Behalf Of *Richard Stewart
> *Sent:* Wednesday, July 16, 2014 8:40 AM
> *To:* Market Farming
> *Subject:* Re: [Market-farming] tool carrier tractors
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> Man, those are slick.  Looking through the normal sources I see nothing
> available here in the U.S..
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> Richard Stewart
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> On Jul 16, 2014, at 11:16 AM, Scott Breneman <sbreneman at yourgoodwill.org
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> Are the Mazzotti or Fobro Mobil tool carrier tractors available in the USA?
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> (They are like modernized Allis Chalmers G tractors with much upgraded
> capabilities)
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> Scott
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> Scott Breneman
> Farm Manager
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> Goodwilll at Homefields Farm
> Millersville, PA  17551
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