There are many ways to make money with a Skid-Steer or Compact Track Loader (CTL). There is the typical "hook on a bucket and start moving dirt" type of work, or hauling rock, or just general material handling. This is the arena Skid-Steers started and has saved contractors countless trips with a wheelbarrow and shovels.
Over the years of hunting with family and friends, I have had the pleasure of hunting on both well-maintained and overgrown land. There is nothing worse than hoofing through thick brush to get to a prime location and still not getting that clear shot due to overrun brush and trees.
There are many ways to clear land - mulchers, bulldozers, excavators, chainsaws, and burning vegetation. There are advantages to each style of land clearing, but all come with their own set of unique challenge. The most popular land clearing techniques include:
Forest fires are a real and justified concern for many land and homeowners across the US. As real estate continues to expand into forests, we are increasing our exposure and risks associated with forest fire. We have the opportunity to combat this threat with preventative action and maintenance.
Diamond Mowers customer, Josh Griffin, Owner of Griffin Lawn Service in Silver Creek, MS wrote us to share his experience with his skid-steer attachments for vegetation management.
Diamond Mowers customer, Luke Terry, Owner of Custom Forestry Applications, LLC in Robinson, KS wrote us to share his experience with his skid-steer rotary mower for vegetation management and firebreak creation.
Diamond Mowers' customer, Chris Niblett, Owner/Operator of Niblett Brush-Hogging & Land Management, LLC. in Fort Smith, AR wrote us to share his experience with his 3-Point Boom Rotary Mower for right-of-way maintenance and vegetation management.
High tech software, tools, and technology are major topics in the advancement of vegetation management for years to come.
Diamond Mowers' customer, Wesley Nicholson, Owner/Operator of LawnStar in Pleasant View, TN wrote us to share his experience with his Skid-Steer Rotary Mower for commercial mowing and vegetation management.
In Brazil, it is common for a Eucalyptus forest to be planted over a Pine forest, which can result in volunteer pine trees as a major problem, specifically between the rows. If there are too many Pine trees in a load, mills can reject the harvested Eucalyptus trees.