Custom designed for wholesale bait production, this turnkey system provides dirt measuring and filling, water addition, and lid installation on a variety of bait containers. The machine is designed to be quickly adjustable and configurable and can process both square and round containers in a variety of sizes. Fully programmable control (PLC) with touch-screen operator interface (HMI) provides operator control and feedback. The machine interfaces to the customer’s existing conveyor system. A hopper and auger system allows bulk handling of dirt and automatic filling of the adjustable fill volume dirt dispenser.