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AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS- SIMPLE FARM TOOLS



AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS

TYPES AND USES OF SIMPLE FARM TOOLS OR IMPLEMENTS.

During agricultural production farmers carry out many farm operations or activities such as land clearing, felling of trees, digging, planting of seeds, harvesting and processing of crops. The tools that are used by the farmer to carry out these activities are called farm tools or
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farm implements. They include the cutlass, rake
, file, sickle
, spade, shovel, hoe, go-to-hell, axe, pruning saw and many others.
1. CUTLASS:
the cutlass or machete consists of a wooden or rubber handle and a long flat metal blade, the blade is mostly sharpened on one side. The other is usually blunt and is held with one hand during use.

USES OF A CUTLASS

The various uses of a cutlass are as follows,
i. Land clearing or brushing
ii.Planting of seeds and transplanting seedling
iii. Weeding
iv. Harvesting of Yam








v. Digging of holes
vi. Cutting of woods
1. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
2. DISEASES
3. 52. SOIL MICRO-ORGANISMS
4. ORGANIC MANURING
5. FARM YARD MANURE
6. HUMUS
7. COMPOST
8. CROP ROTATION
9. GRAZING AND OVER GRAZING
10. IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE
11. IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
12. ORGANIC MANURING
13. FARM YARD MANURE
14. HUMUS
15. COMPOST
16. CROP ROTATION
17. GRAZING AND OVER GRAZING
18. IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE
19. IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
20. INCUBATORS
21. MILKING MACHINE
22. SIMPLE FARM TOOLS
23. AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION
24. THE CONCEPT OF MECHANIZATION
25. PROBLEMS OF MECHANIZATION

43. SPACING OF YAM
44. PLANTING DEPT OF YAM
45. STORAGE OF YAM
46. STAKING OF YAM
47. HARVESTING OF YAM
48. COWPEA
JUTE
49. FORAGE CROP AND PASTURE
50. FORAGE GRASSES
51. SILAGE
52. PASTURE
53. TYPES OF PASTURE
COMMON GRASSES AND LEGUMES
54. GRASSES
55. LEGUMES
56. ESTABLISHMENT OF PASTURES
57. 201. FORAGE PRESERVATION







58. HAY SILAGE

90. BEAN BEETLE
91. RICE WEEVILS
92. . PROBLEMS WITH PESTS CONTROL
93. CROP IMPROVEMENT
94. PROCESS OF CROP IMPROVEMENT METHODS OF CROP IMPROVEMENT
95. HYBRIDIZATION OF CROPS
96. ANIMAL PRODUCTION

2.

HOE:

the hoe has short, broad metal blade and a long wooding handle. It is usually held with two hands during use, standing astride and bending.



TYPES AND USES OF SIMPLE FARM TOOLS OR IMPLEMENTS.
During agricultural production farmers carry out many farm operations or activities such as land clearing, felling of trees, digging, planting of seeds, harvesting and processing of crops. The tools that are used by the farmer to carry out these activities are called farm tools or







USES OF HOE


i. Weeding
ii. Making ridges, beds and heaps
iii. Planting of yam, cocoa-yam
, cassava and others
iv. Harvesting groundnut9
v. Uprooting of stumps
vi. Digging

3.

SPADE:

the spade consists of a rectangular steel blade and a long wooden or iron handle. The handle terminates in a loop for easy handling.

USES OF A SPADE

I. Uses for digging holes e.g. when transplanting seedlings
II. Leveling of the soil
III. For making of beds or ridges
IV. Used for spreading manure
V. Turning of compost manure

4.

SHOVEL:

the shovel has the same features as the spade. However


the metal blade is oblong and curved in shovel. Like spade it is held with two hands while standing use.

USES OF A SHOVEL


i. For leveling of the soil
ii. Spreading of manure on the bed
iii. Turning of compost manure
iv. Digging holes and transplanting seedlings
v. Lifting and carrying of soil or manure IMAGES OF FARM TOOLS

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