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March 1, 2010

Utility vehicle
The Mechron 4-wheel drive utility transport vehicle from KIOTI Tractor is equipped with a 22 horsepower, three cylinder Daedong diesel engine. It has a 56-inch wide dump load with a 1,600 pound payload capacity. It features rank-and-pinion steering and 25 x 10-12 tires up front. Standard equipment includes a two-speed continuously variable transmission, four-wheel disk brakes and a rear hitch receiver for a trailer or three-point hitch. READER SERVICE NO. 42
Tags, labels and POP
Garden Marketing Group LLC offers a full line of custom grower tags, stimulating POP solutions and thermal/color laser tags, labels and ribbons. Custom pot stakes and hang tags have large clear plant images and can provide accurate varietal information, consumer uses, growing tips, care, planting or maintenance directions. The pot stakes are printed on 18 point material or thicker. The tags are printed on 10 point or thicker material. Both are printed with fade-resistant UV-protected inks. Point-of-purchase signage is printed on a variety of substrates and can include signs, table wraps, hang tags and pot stakes. READER SERVICE NO. 45
Solar battery charger
The SP25 25-Watt Solar Charger from PulseTech Products Corp. charges, maintains and de-sulfates all types of 12-volt lead acid batteries, including standard, AGM and gel types. Rated at 1.6 amps, the SP25 works with either single batteries or up to four batteries connected in parallel. This automatic battery conditioning and charge/maintenance system is waterproof and offers flexible mounting options. It features a polyurethane encapsuilated solar panel mounted on a solid aluminum back plate. LED indicators provide easy-to-understand status functions. READER SERVICE NO. 43
Pellet mills
FarmTek is offering Pellet Mills, designed to pelletize waste material into easy-to-burn biomass fuel. The mills will pelletize waste wood, switchgrass, straw, corn stalks and cobs, etc., into easily handled pellets. Available in four models, the low speed and high torque of the mills are able to grind hard commercial pellets such as shelled corn or commercial wood pellets. Unlike other models, the FarmTek mills main shaft spins a pair of rollers that push material through the die, rather than a spinning die, which results in more mechanical efficiency. Material used should have a moisture content of 10-20 percent to ensure proper binding. READER SERVICE NO. 46
Mapping software
Magellan Professional has released version 2.10 of its Mobile Mapping software for the MobileMapper 6 GIS/GPS handheld receiver and data collector. The new version improves the “Go To” feature by allowing users to choose a new destination by entering point coordinates in the selected coordinate system. The new version also adds six new languages, Polish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian and Bulgarian accessible through the user interface. The new languages are in addition to the 11 languages currently offered. The 2.10 version includes an enhanced “Go To” MobileMapper 6 that permits users to not only navigate back to an already collected data point, but to also enter and navigate to any new destination. READER SERVICE NO. 44
Wholesale catalog
Walters Gardens is offering a redesigned Fall ’09-Spring ’10 Wholesale Catalog in both print and electronic formats. The company has completely redesigned and updated its website, adding a convenient online ordering option for all of its current customers who order direct or through a sales representative. Perennial orders can be placed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The website provides detailed information on new items as well as an enormous database of all perennials offered. READER SERVICE NO. 47