Mechanical weed control – now also possible with potatoes and carrots
In recent years, farms growing ridge crops have been faced with a seemingly unsolvable problem: more and more herbicides are being banned, and the market is now demanding as much chemical-free food as possible. At the same time, it has been almost impossible for farmers to keep ridge crops free from weeds without using agrochemicals. The Steketee EC-Ridger from the agricultural machinery manufacturer LEMKEN offers a modern solution to this problem. The implement, which is designed for a row width of 75 cm, works in three stages. The hoeing discs reliably cut weeds on the top and the sides of the ridge, spring tines loosen the spaces between the ridges and finally ridging bodies return the ridge to the desired shape. The implement is currently available in three variants:
All Steketee EC-Ridger models can be ordered from your nearest dealer now.