Garford Farm Machinery at CropTec
Garford Farm Machinery Ltd manufacture a range of robotic mechanical weed control products, including Robocrop Precision Guided inter-row Hoes, Robocrop InRow Weeders, Robocrop Baby Leaf Hoes, Robocrop Guided Hooded Sprayers, Spot Sprayers and Side Shifts. The family-owned business, still run by the Garford family, was established in 1986 and today continues to provide advanced technology for progressive farmers.
As well as providing for their customer base in the UK, Garford Farm Machinery products are sold all over the world. The company pride themselves on listening to the grower, and identifying their needs, then through the custom build manufacturing facility, provide unique equipment, specific to their customers requirements.
Specializing in row crop equipment, they are recognized as a world leader for their range of products which use video cameras and image analysis technology to locate crop position and then guide the tractor mounted equipment quickly and accurately.
Garford hoes have been specially designed to cope with extreme speeds, most hoes feature the unique Garford “Pressure Down” system, special pressure rams keep the soil engaging components “in work” to improve penetration in hard conditions whilst also adding balanced downward pressure through every wheel unit on the hoe, this prevents bounce and chatter when working at high speed.
Becoming an increasingly popular requirement for customers is the Garford “Tine Raiser”, designed for section control in fields with tight headlands or varied shaped fields to prevent hoeing overlap, this is operated manually or in conjunction with the tractors Isobus system. Come and Meet the Garford team at CropTec 2021 on the Garford stand 1.78.