the uses of hand fork in agriculture




the hand fork and its uses in the farm

The hand fork is a simple Farm tool that consist of a piece of metal with three or four short flat prongs.
Some type of hand folk have thought wooden hand while others are entirely made of metal. The type of hand fork that has short handle is mainly used in squatting position because of a small size


Functions of a hand fork

One of the main functions of a garden fork is that it is used for littering surface soil of breaking soil class which is also known as local tillage system
The hand fork is also use for like a weeding in the farm
The hand fork can also be used for mixing small quantities of soil or in the preparation of Manure
Another key function of the hand fork is that it is used for working manure into the soil


how to maintain a hand fork

The first major method of maintaining hand fork is to store it in a dry and cool place
The most important aspect of maintenance of a handbag is to paint oil or Grease the part that are iron to avoid rust
In all to preserve the life span of a hand forkk then it should be cleaned or washed after each use


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the uses of shovel as a simple Farm tool




Uses of shovel as a simple Farm tool

The shovel as a simple farm tool looks like the spade itself but it has a long wooden handle but the blade of a shovel is hollow and broad with a rectangular around age as shown in the image below. The functions of a shovel is almost the same as that of a spade. So below are some of the functions of a typical shopping listed for your knowledge
Well is used for lifting or transferring soil from one place to another. It is worthy of note that a typical shovel has a curved edge on the blade and enables it to hold onto large chunk of soil during transferring
Shovel is also used to load materials from ground-level into wheelbarrow
Typical shovel known as simple Farm tool is used for making garden paths
Shovel is used for leveling the ground and removing Stones or rubbish from the pathway


How to maintain the shovel for longevity
The shovel should be stored in a dry and cool place all the time after use
The Farmer should endeavour to oil grease or paint the metal parts of the shovel regularly to avoid rust
The wooden handle of a shovel should be kept away from the attack of termite
It is very important that after use of the shovel the metal blade of it should be clean

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Spade as a simple Farm tool



what is a spade

Spade and functions of a spade as a farm tool
Spade can be described as a simple Farm implement that has a long wooden handle and broad metal blade
Generally a speed and a shovel looks almost the same. The edge of a spade I mean the metal blade is sharp so that he can easily be driven into the soil when digging soil. . Although spade is a simple Farm tool used locally for farming activity but it is not very rare to see spade use in most farms in African peasant farming system. Even when making ridges or beds and subsistence agriculture they do not use shovel or speed in most cases but they use hoe. So the uses and functions of a speed is outlined below


Functions of a spade

Food is generally known as a simple Farm tool used for lifting soil and completely turned over
This implement call spade is also used for leveling of soil
This period is typically used for digging holes during transplanting operation in the farm
Speed as a simple Farm tool is used for mixing cement concrete for farm structures
A typical speed is also used for making gutters.
A spade is very functional in the activities of the farm operation because it is also used for digging Picks for bearing glasses or other rubbish in the farm
Another function of the spade which we overlook is the use of speed for clearing grasses in weeding activities
A spade is also used for making trenches around the farm



How to maintain a spade to prolong its [email protected]

To prolong the service power or activity of the spade then it should be stored in a dry and cool place
In Spain during storage should be kept away from rain and termite the reason for keeping it away from termite is to avoid those termites eating the wooden handle of the Spade
Make sure that the sharp edges or the metal blade of a speed is sharpened regularly



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