Sod offers an immediate remedy for a landscape, and can instantaneously dress up a lawn. This month’s product focus features equipment to cut, move and lay the green stuff, so you can have your clients seeing green.


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Featured Sod Equipment

Quail Mfg. of Minnesota

Offers a line of kick-type sod cutters that are lightweight and easy to use. They are available in 6 and 12-inch widths. A trencher blade is optional.

www.quailsodcutter.com


STEC

The Trilo BRL 120 sod installer allows operators to ride with the seat positioned over the seam for good visibility. It can lay sod rolls up to 48 inches wide.

www.stecequipment.com


Trebro

The AutoStack II small roll harvester has a 140 hp Cummins engine, all-wheel hydrostatic drive and twin, 24-inch cutting heads with dual adjustable down pressure.

www.trebro.com


Turfco

The 140-pound KisCutter sod cutter with folding handle features a four-wheel design with pneumatic tires and the ability to cut up to 9,000 square feet per hour.

www.turfcodirect.com


Ventrac

The EC240 sod cutter provides cutting depths from 0 to 2.5 inches and a cutting width of 24 inches. It measures 25 inches wide by 10.25 inches high.

www.ventrac.com


Sod Equipment

Brouwer Turf

The RoboMax JD harvester can produce 1,600 square yards of 16 or 24-inch rolls per hour with one operator. With robotic stacking system and fingertip controls.

www.brouwerturf.com


CEAttachments

The EDGE Sod Unroller features a strong tubular frame that handles rolls up to 48 inches wide and 60 inches in diameter. Simple design requires no hydraulics.

www.ceattachments.com


Husqvarna

The SC18A sod cutter has an intuitive control system, ergonomic handles, 5.5 hp Honda engine, 18-inch cutting width and cutting depth that adjusts up to 2.5 inches.

www.husqvarna.com


Quality Corp.

The Donkey truck-carried forklift makes it easy to unload a truck from one side. The scissors have a total reach of 56 inches and are available with 44-inch reach.

www.donkeyforklift.com


The September issue of Turf will focus on Blowers and Vacs, as well as Tillers.