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  • Camera Steering Systems for Precision Cultivation and Weed Management in Cereals - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 2 months ago
    • 193 views
    Camera guidance systems offer improved precision and working rates, and opportunity to cultivate even narrow-row crops including cereals.

    To learn more about our work evaluating the band sowing st...
  • Band Sowing and Cultivation for Weed Management in Organic Grains - Duration: 19 minutes.

    • 2 months ago
    • 246 views
    This research project evaluated band-sowing of cereals and other grain crops with inter-band hoeing as a strategy for improving weed control in organic crops.
  • Weed Control with a Rotary Hoe - Duration: 2 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 14,326 views
    A rotary hoe can control small weeds even under no-till conditions. This video highlights recent research in western Canada using this piece of equipment. We are currently testing this as a control...
  • Seed Flaming Project - Duration: 3 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 3,277 views
    NESARE Project on post-dispersal flaming weed seeds
  • Potting Hoe - Duration: 50 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 1,926 views
    A similiar tool is sold by Lee Valley Tools as a short-handled San-Kaku Hoe ($34.50). It has a sharp rounded edge that can be used to scrape the soil to remove weeds and a point that allows the use...
  • Diamond Hoe - Duration: 42 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 26,257 views
    The diamond hoe has a 7.5" x 1.75" head that contains two very sharp points. I have been cut handling the tool during trials. The handle is long and the blade is wide, so the diamond hoe, designed ...
  • The Garden Bandit - Duration: 45 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 16,250 views
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    According to the manufacturer's website "the concept for the [garden weasel] was first proven effective by settlers over 120 years ago". The tool works like a a circle hoe ...
  • Tsukuru Trenching Tool - Duration: 47 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 2,287 views
    Like many traditional Japanese garden tools, the Tsukuru trenching tool is designed with a curved edge so that blade cuts from the center to the outside. The design is meant to push soil onto nearb...
  • Trapezoid Hoe - Duration: 53 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 20,170 views
    The Trapezoid hoe is can be described as a durable razor blade designed for precision weeding. The tool can be dragged through the soil like the collinear or half-moon hoes or brought down in a ch...
  • Loop Hoe - Duration: 44 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 21,131 views
    The Loop hoe's thin steel loop is only 3″ wide. The tool is very light and is used in a near full-upright postion, like the collinear hoe. It's small size, like that of the Circle hoe, allows the g...
  • Lucko Wire Weeder - Duration: 46 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 2,112 views
    The large end of the Lucko Wire Weeder is 2.5" wide while the end used for precision weeding is 1". The tool was made for production in winter high tunnels and is designed to kill seedling and whit...
  • Hooke N' Crooke - Duration: 44 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 4,322 views
    Randy Holdredge, the inventor of the Hooke 'n Crooke, took a blacksmithing class and bought antique forging equipment in order to execute his idea for a weeding tool. The result was a tool that wor...
  • Hand Circlehoe - Duration: 47 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 7,739 views
    This is the short-handled version of the tool invented by a master gardener in Oregon. There are two different sizes. One model has 2.5"(hand) diameter head and the other has a 2" diameter head (mi...
  • Wire Weeder - Duration: 47 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 7,075 views
    While it may not look as dangerous as other tools, the wire weeder works in much the same was as the collinear hoe. Made to kill weeds while they are small, this tool pulls weeds to the surface wi...
  • Swoe - Duration: 48 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 8,444 views
    The swoe is a very lightweight, many angled weeding tool. It is used in much the same was as the diamond hoe or stirrup hoe being able to cut weeds with a pushing or pulling motion. It is primarily...
  • Wheel Hoe - Duration: 48 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 90,739 views
    The Glaser wheel hoe comes standard with an 8" oscillating stirrup hoe. Like other wheel hoes, it is much faster than other hand tools without wheels. The model from Johnny's has adjustable handles...
  • Stirrup Hoe - Duration: 53 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 53,003 views
    The stirrup hoe, sometimes called a hula or scuffle hoe, is aptly named for the horse riding equipment that it resembles. It has an oscillating head that allows the user to weed in a drawing or a p...
  • San Kaku - Duration: 49 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 6,986 views
    The word "san-kaku" means "triangle" in Japanese, therefore, it requires little imagination to fathom how the san-kaku hoe recieved its name. This isosceles trainagle-like tool digs trenches, digs ...
  • Steel Wheel Hoe - Duration: 45 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 2,339 views
    The steel-wheeled hoes were very popular during the first half of this century, and they are being produced once again. This Hoss steel-wheel hoe is a replica of the Planet Jr. No. 17 hoe from the ...
  • Square & Pointed Garden Weeder - Duration: 52 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 10,359 views
    The square and pointed garden weeders are very simple and may be the shortest handled tools you can find. The utilitarian design has made it a favorite among commmercial onion and carrots producers...
  • Nejiri Family - Duration: 51 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 10,904 views
    The nejiri scraper, called the hand hoe in the Johnny's catalog, resembles the farm tools used by samurai of japan both as tools and as weapons. The sharp edge is designed to scrape the soil surfac...
  • Ideal Weeder - Duration: 49 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 7,733 views
    The Ideal weeder is a proprietary name for the "hot-bed weeder". All the edges of this tool's 0.75" wide blade have been sharpened. The longest part of the blade can be used for weeding large areas...
  • HoMi Digger - Duration: 53 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 54,270 views
    This short-handled version of the millenia old Korean hand plow does not have a sharp edge. It does, however, contain a point conducive to precision weeding. It can be drawn towards the user, scrap...
  • Hori-Hori - Duration: 47 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 5,709 views
    The word "hori" in Japanese means "to dig". "Hori-Hori", however, is the onomatopoeia in japanese for the sound of digging. The hori-hori is a knife-like versatile trowel. Often used for planting, ...
  • Hand Wire Weeder - Duration: 47 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 6,244 views
    There is no sharp edge on this tool so that mistakes result in less damage to crops. The 4" head was designed by author and farmer Elliot Coleman, and is meant to kill weeds while they are still se...
  • Three--Tine Hoe - Duration: 50 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 817 views
    The three-tine hoe kills weeds by lossening the soil and pulling them out by their roots. The head is 3 1/2" inches wide on this Lee Valley model. The tool may be useful in other parts of the garde...
  • Half Moon Hoe - Duration: 44 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 32,363 views
    Similar to other weeding tools like the trapezoid hoe or collinear hoe, the half moon hoe is not meant to dig deep into the soil. The half-moon hoe is meant to cut weeds from their roots near the s...
  • The Original Garden Weasel - Duration: 55 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 10,522 views
    The Garden Weasel was discovered in 1974 in Germany while it was being demonstrated by its inventor, Gerhardt Guetschow. The Garden Weasel is pushed forward and back to cultivate the soil. The cent...
  • Flat Scrapers - Duration: 48 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 6,573 views
    This traditional gardening tool from Japan has a 5" or 3" wide blade that scrapes and chops weeds. The blade of these tools may appear straight but they are slightly curved so that they cut from th...
  • Double Wheel Hoe - Duration: 61 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 145,662 views
    The diamond hoe has a 7.5" x 1.75" head that contains two very sharp points. I have been cut handling the tool during trials. The handle is long and the blade is wide, so the diamond hoe, designed ...
  • Collinear Hoe - Duration: 50 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 15,778 views
    The collinear hoe is designed by author and farmer Eliot Coleman. This hoe is meant for shallow cultivation, severing weeds from their roots. As a draw hoe it is meant to be used as the worker sta...
  • Curved Weeding Sickle - Duration: 48 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 10,512 views
    The curved weeding sickle is equipped with a 4", highly serrated blade. The blade is very sharp and the point is very fine. The point offers precision weeding while the blade covers larger areas wh...
  • Cobrahead Cultivator - Duration: 46 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 3,561 views
    After designing the tool, Noel Valdés started selling the cobrahead weeder in 2002. It can be turned sideways to cultivate wide areas like a wire weeder or it's narrow point can be used to uproot r...
  • Clawdia - Duration: 45 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 305 views
    It may seem less than serindipitious, but the inventor of the Clawdia was also named Claudia. Claudia Lynn, who suffers from carpal tunnel syndrome, invented the tool so that she could extend her f...
  • Circlehoe - Duration: 53 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 657 views
    The circle hoe was invented by an Oregon master gardener in the late nineties. The head of the circle hoe is sharpened only at the base, so that nearby crop plants are not damaged by the dull sides...
  • Angle Weeder - Duration: 45 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 2,670 views
    The serrated blade of of the angle weeder is meant to grab and extract the roots of weeds when the tool is pulled shallowly through the soil. It is not sharp and will not cut large or mediums sized...
  • Kana Scraper - Duration: 44 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 1,791 views
    The kana scraper closely resembles the nejiri scraper. The only difference between the tools is the curved edge of the Kana scraper's 4.25" blade. The tool is used to scrape the soil surface in ord...
  • Radius Weeder - Duration: 45 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 2,798 views
    Ergonomics is at the center of all the tools made by Radius. The Radius weeder, may be ergonomic, but its practical application to weeding is limited to the removal of tap-rooted plants. It not a t...
  • Spring-Tine Cultivator / Magic Weeder - Duration: 48 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 4,821 views
    The three-tine weeders are not meant to tackle larger weeds. Getting to weeds when they are small is imperative if you decide to invest in this tool. The tool kills weed by pulling them to the soil...
  • Weedmaster Field Trial 3: Fail Better Farm - Duration: 7 minutes, 32 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 50,907 views
  • UMaine new research: Weed Control in Organic Cereals - Duration: 5 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 207,391 views
    Lauren Kolb, University of Maine Ph.D. student, discusses weed management in organic cereals.
  • hilling peas - Duration: 73 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 24,496 views
  • Weedmaster Field Trial 1: Peacemeal Farm - Duration: 8 minutes, 33 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 33,510 views
  • WM Prologue: Weedmaster... Why? - Duration: 4 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 8,368 views
    Weed ecologist Eric Gallandt describes the gap in available physical weed control tools for small scale organic farmers - and why a Finnish invention called the Weedmaster caught his attention.
  • Weedmaster Field Trial 2: Fisher Farm - Duration: 7 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 1,183,301 views
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