Definitions

from The 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.

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  • The ridger is the most frequently used implement for soil preparation in the Savanes region.

    1. Overview

  • The ridger is the most popular animal - drawn implement.

    1. Overview

  • I have a point that relates to what "the ridger, fcd" said.

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  • In the permanent farming system, you prepare these ridges with the ridger plough (see Chapter 5.5.2.4 - To Bury Organic Matter).

    6.1 General recommendations

  • Before starting ridging, check the adjustment of your harness and your ridger

    1.1 How to select your cattle

  • During moulding, the ridger uproots the weeds in the furrows and buries the weeds at the sides of the ridges.

    6.1 General recommendations

  • At that weight, one pair of suitable draft cattle is heavy enough to pull a plough working at 20 cm depth or a ridger.

    1.1 How to select your cattle

  • With the ridger you can easily dig the manure into the soil.

    6.1 General recommendations

  • Earthing up of ridges, 1 to 2 months after the first weeding, with the ridger plough to enable tubers to grow well.

    6.1 General recommendations

  • Early moulding or weeding with the ridger is necessary to control weed growth and support your crop.

    6.1 General recommendations

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