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Common Farm Tools and Equipment

Farming tools refer to agriculture hand tools, gardening tools and equipment. The gardening is hard work that is made easier with the right tools. These tools can be used on the farm to grow and harvest crops, as well as in a garden to take care of plants and herbs. Some of the common farming tools are:

Shovel

A shovel is among the must-have agriculture hand tools used for digging, lifting, and moving bulk materials, such as soil, coal, gravel, snow, sand, or ore. The shovel is widely used in both farming and gardening jobs. They are made of a broad blade fixed to a medium-length handle.

Sickle

The sickle is a hand-held agricultural tool comprised of a curved metal blade and a short wooden handle. They are commonly used for harvesting grain crops. The blade may sometimes be serrated, which is better suited for reaping crops. A sickle is also frequently used for cutting juicy grass to feed livestock.

Bill Hook

The bill hook is a traditional cutting tool used in agriculture, gardening and forestry. It is made of a wooden handle and a curved blade that comes with a beveled cutting edge running along one edge. The tool is used for cutting smaller woody material such as shrubs and branches.

Cultivator

This is known to be ideal agricultural machinery for stubble cultivation. It is used for soil conditions that are light or medium and it works perfectly well. The objective of this machinery is to give you a complete mix of soil and straw that incorporates crop residues and organic fertilizer into the soil.

Reaper

This is a tractor driven farm equipment. The reaper cuts the crops three to four inches above the ground level. The crop that is cut is carried to the line with the help of a conveyor belt. Precise in the function, it is ideal for paddy, wheat, oats, barley, etc.

Disc Plough

As per the soil condition of your field, it comes with 2, 3, 4 & 5 bottom versions. You can directly mount it on your tractors and it works equally well in stony areas and new fields. You need not worry about the soil condition or if your area is rocky.

Multi-Crop Row Planter

This agricultural machinery is primarily used to plant crops like corn, peas, peanuts, sunflower, soya beans, grams, and cotton seeds. It works with great ease and maintains the desired plant to plant spacing in the field. This machinery is a must-have for cash crops production.

Power Harrow

Power harrow is perfect agricultural machinery when it comes to seedbed preparation and is suitable for all types of soil conditions. The machinery mixes and levels the soil very well with a granulated look that is ideal for planting.

Other farm tools and equipment include:

1.     Hand Trowel

2.     Pruning Shears

3.     Garden Gloves

4.     Lawn Mower

5.     Rake

6.     Digging Shovel

7.     Garden Spade

8.     Hose + Spray Nozzles

9.     Wheelbarrow

10.   Spading Fork

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