Inter Row Weeding Ridger
From Tobacco Cultivation
The inter-row weeding, the raking of the surface of the inter-row space, is a very important operation in intensive cultivation. The main purposes of this operation are to eliminate weeds, to facilitate the oxygenation of the soil and the penetration of solar heat inside it.
The Ridger by Decloet works at the maximum speed of 6 Km/h in all kinds of soil and cultivations. It leaves the plant well earthed up with soft soil as it burrows with trapezoidal section drills. This is an extremely important operation for the following passage of the harvester.
Applying the spreader, the machine manures the inter-row spaces, leaving the manure next to the roots it obtains a perfect mix with the soil and a uniform distribution of manure around the plant. The manure quantity is controlled by a computer.
Properly sized, durable and elastic tubular steel chassis. The appendages to the right and left side can be lifted by jacks, in this way the length of the machine outline is reduced and thus conforms to road transfers regulations according to the Highway Code (maximum 2.50 meters wide). Rotors machined by precision shaping tools in spheroidal graphite iron, mounted on self-aligned bearings with triple protection against abrasive particles.