Mechanized in-line pine straw square baler. Manufactured in the USA by Esch Hay Equipment specifically for baling pine straw, this in-line baler is designed for use behind farm tractors of 30-60 hp between rows of pine.
The baler picks straw directly from the ground. Bales are tied "on-the-fly" automatically, not requring input from tractor operator. Bales of pine needles are made at the rate of up to 8 per minute.
Bale size is 10 x 13 inches with adjustable length to suit specific markets.
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We have other pine straw production equipment under development. These items include: mechanical pine straw rake, stationary pine straw baler, and pine straw baler with self-contained power source eliminating the need for a tractor.
The Esch baler is designed for a specific purpose; providing a quality square pine straw bale
The baler is built in the USA. The Esch business contains 3 generations of square baler expertise in; modifications, design, and maintenance. Componests of the baler are easily accesible and parts easily acquired
The ESCH baler was designed robust to withstand in-woods forestry operation. It will operate in rows of planted pine as narrow as 8 feet
Production from this baler is 300+ bales per hour!
The baler was designed to gently bale pine needles minimizing breakage of individual needles
Labor cost per bale is GREATLY reduced!!!