Plans For OxDrawn Tie RidgerWeeder Implement Attachment to Emcot Ridging Plow

This attachment was developed by the International Development Center in Zaria, Nigeria to allow ridged row crops to be weeded by animal power rather than by hand. The plow, with weeding attachment, can be pulled by one or two oxen. Tool standards can be adjusted for height, and also for width according to the row spacing. The weeding knives should be run close to the plants without damaging the roots, and should dig deep enough to cut down the sides of the ridges. The ridges are re-formed by the ridger body following behind.

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