Farm tools and equipment are some of the things that make farming possible. There are numerous implements that are used for various purposes at different stages of farming, from soil preparation to planting and harvesting.
HOE: A hoe is an ancient and versatile agricultural hand tool used to
shape the soil, control weeds, clear soil, and harvest root crops.
Shaping the soil can be done by piling soil around the base of plants
(hilling) and shallow trenches for planting seeds and bulbs.
BOLO: A Bolo is a knife-like instrument mainly used as a cutting tool.
It is usually used for clearing vegetation, cutting tall weeds and
grasses, and for chopping branches of trees.
CROWBAR: Crowbar also a wrecking bar, a crowbar is mainly used
for digging holes. It is also used for digging out stones and stumps. It
can also be used as lever handgrip.
PICK-MATTOCK: This is a common gardening and landscaping
instrument. It is a handy tool that is used for digging and breaking
Grab-hoe: A grab-hoe helps to brake hard topsoil. It also used to
crush hard soil smoothly.
SPADE:A spade is used for removing soil or trash. It can also be used
SHOVEL: With the help of the shovel, one can quickly remove ant
trash, dig, move, and mix the soil. There are different types of
shovels for specific functions.
RAKE: A rake is a like a broom but made with metal. It is a farming
tool used for clearing fields and gathering weeds, hay, etc..
SPADING FORK: It is used for digging out roots, loosening soil and
turning materials in a compost heap.
LIGHT HOE: A Light-hoe is used for levelling and soil. Its is also used
for digging furrows planting.
HAND TROWEL: Hand trowels are used for loosening the soil around
HAND CULTIVATOR: This is a garden instrument used for cultivating
garden plots and removing weeds.
HAND FORK: Hand forks are used for loosening hard soil, and lifting,
turning and mixing compost with the soil. There are used for
removing weeds and lifting and transplanting plants and seedlings.They are also used for aerating soil.
PRUNING SHEARS:Pruning shears also called pruning scissors. They
are sharp, heavy-duty that are used for cutting branches of plant
AXE: It is used for cutting wood and big branches of trees.
SPRAYER: A sprayer is used for spraying liquid. It can be used to
spray insecticides, herbicides, pesticides, water, etc on a farm.
SICKLE: It is a well known and ancient hand-held agricultural
instruments. It has a curved blade that is used for cutting weeds.
SCYTHE: In agriculture, the scythe is a versatile hand- held
implement for mowing cereals and other herbaceous plants. It has a
curved and sharp blade.