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Equipment & Tools for Small-Scale Intensive Crop Production

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By Andy Pressman

Published: September 2011

Updated: September 2011



16 pages


This publication focuses on equipment and tools for intensive crop production on a small-scale commercial farm. It details equipment and hand tools for soil preparation, planting, and weed management. The use of appropriate equipment and tools, both in terms of size and practicality, can increase production efficiency and profits while minimizing the disturbance to soil and to plant health. A list of further resources and tool and equipment suppliers is included.

Table of Contents

Hand Tools
Tractors, PTOs, and Toolbars
Walk-Behind Tractors
Soil Preparation
Seeding and Planting
Weed Control
Further Resources

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