Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which makes a ridge or ridges.
- n. Same as ridge-band. Halliwell.
- n. In agriculture, a tool, drawn by a horse, for gathering and heaping up the loose soil against young plants planted in rows. It consists essentially of two mold-boards placed side by side, flaring slightly in front and hinged to a wheel at the rear.
“The ridger is the most frequently used implement for soil preparation in the Savanes region.”
“The ridger is the most popular animal - drawn implement.”
“I have a point that relates to what "the ridger, fcd" said.”
“In the permanent farming system, you prepare these ridges with the ridger plough (see Chapter 18.104.22.168 - To Bury Organic Matter).”
“Before starting ridging, check the adjustment of your harness and your ridger”
“During moulding, the ridger uproots the weeds in the furrows and buries the weeds at the sides of the ridges.”
“At that weight, one pair of suitable draft cattle is heavy enough to pull a plough working at 20 cm depth or a ridger.”
“With the ridger you can easily dig the manure into the soil.”
“Earthing up of ridges, 1 to 2 months after the first weeding, with the ridger plough to enable tubers to grow well.”
“Early moulding or weeding with the ridger is necessary to control weed growth and support your crop.”
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