While John Deere isn’t building automated weeders
for vegetable crops, it is interested in the technology involved.
Two small horticulture units in south east Wales are to trial vision-guided, interrow weeders
to determine the labour and time savings.
Two small horticulture units in south-east Wales are to trial the vision guided, inter-row weeders
to determine the labour cost and time savings.
I find these weeders
very helpful around soaker hose that we use a lot of here in California.
Organic crop interests sought and were granted the exemption from the ban on hand weeding, claiming that they would incur "tremendous" economic losses if they were required to use laborers with long handled hoes rather than hand weeders
. An analysis prepared by the CropLife Foundation appears to confirm that assertion.
can do the job, but only if they are equipped with expensive proximity sensors to keep them from damaging delicate vines.
For a range of beautifully produced, traditional garden tools, check out Burgon and Ball, whose catalogue includes everything from trimming shears and pocket knives to topiary frames, watering cans, secateurs and, of course, trowels, hand forks and weeders
successfully eradicated Trichoderma from most colonies.
Cultivators and weeders
. Single-tined cultivators are at their best slipping through the spaces in closely planted bulb and flower beds.
Further, Jute I-CARE (Improved Cultivation and Advance Retting Exercise) scheme is being implemented by National Jute Board (NJB) with an objective to introduce scientific technique of cultivation and retting exercises by distributing certified seeds, nail weeders
, seed drillers for improving fibre quality and productivity and thereby reducing cost of production.
The range has been extended to include beautiful hand weeders
as well as larger tools and apart from discouraging slugs, they are fabulous to use and even nice to look at!
Complete with RAM 2500 Truck (68K miles), Enclosed Trailer (17 x 6) w/ Dual Wheels, Two (2) Toro Z Master Zero-Turn Mowers, Bobcat TM (Bobcat is a registered trademark) 36' Walk Behind, 22' Push, Weeders
, Blowers, Hedger, Chain Saw, & Tools.
Troll through Web sites such as Lee Valley Tools and scan the aisles of retailers such as Down to Earth and Jerry's, and you'll find dozens of long-handled diggers, short-handled grubbers and propane-powered "flame weeders
" that reduce chickweeds to piles of wilted leaves before you can say, "Spring's here."