Adjustable Width VDrag Ditcher Bund Former Plans

This implement, developed by the United States Department of Agriculture, can be used for making irrigation ditches, and also for con

Tie-liidg-'r IVeeder Attachment to the Emcoi iiidger I'low struct ion of low-height contour bunds for border irrigation. When mating earth ditches, a furrow is first opened with a plow along the line of the ditch. The V-drag is then used with the runner board riding in the furrow bottom, the crowder board deflecting the soil sideways. When using the V-drag to construct contour bunds for irrigation, a plow is rim down and back twice, throwing the soil into the border line. The implement is then run down the line, the crowder board pushing the soil into a ridge.

Sled-Type Corrugator/Irrigation-Furrow Former Plans

Designed by the United States Department of Agriculture, this implement can be used to make small furrows or corrugations for distributing water over a field. This implement can be used after the field has been broadcast seeded or before row-crop planting. The design can be

Irrigation Corrugator
Sled-Type Corrugator I Irrigation-Furrow Former 108

modified to suit animal draft or tractor hitching as required.

All the above plans are available from: Intermediate Technology Publications, Ltd.* 9 King St.

Loudon WC2F. 8HN, England

Bund Former

This is a simple labor-saving implement for forming bunds or ridges in the preparation of a field for irrigation. It is also used in dry farming areas to preserve moisture. On deep slopes bunds are made across to prevent washout during heavy rains. The main parts are a pair of collecting

Bundformer Components

Cossul Iiund Former Cossul & Co.

* All Intermediate Technology publications can be ordered from International Scholarly Book Services, Inc., Box 555, Forest Grove, OR 97116

Cossul Iiund Former Cossul & Co.

* All Intermediate Technology publications can be ordered from International Scholarly Book Services, Inc., Box 555, Forest Grove, OR 97116

moldheaitls of steel. They are so fitted so as to collect soil and throw it on the center to make a IkiskL Si/e of bund ami soil-collecting capacity can lie increased or decreased by adjusting the mold boards.

Cossul &Co. Pvt., Ltd. Industrial Area, F;Ā«algtmj Kuttpur, India

Safim High-Wing 11 idger

Wings adjustable from 400 to 760 millimeters width. Weight: 43.6 kilograms.

Massey Ferguson (South Africa), Ltd. P.O. Box 677, Steel Road Vereetiigtng 1930, South Africa

Vijay Ridger

A medium-size ridger designed especially for use in sugar cane. Wings are adjustable for different ridge sizes. Pulled by two pairs of buttocks, it can work at depths of 22 to 25 centimeters and make ridges at 60 to 90 centimeters spacing.

New Vijay Industries, Ltd. Vishrambag, Sangli 416 415 Maharashtra, India

Ox-Drawn Ridger

Ubtingo Farm Implements P.O. Box 2669 DarEs-Salaam. Tanzania

The Vijay Ridger

The Vijay Ridger

An ox-drawn, one-row ridger) furrowcr

Delta (Bihar Type) Ridger

This Is a long-beam ridging plow fitted with adjustable width moldboards. Weight: 40 kilograms.

Coss.nl & Co. Pvt., Ltd. Industrial Area, Fazalgunj Kanpur, India

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