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The small farm’s multi-tool: Additional uses for water wheel transplanters

publication date: Nov 1, 2018
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This rugged tractor implement does much more than assist during planting; weeding, harvesting, fertilizing, spot watering, hauling and more are made easier using the integrated seats for humans. It’s a tool that smaller-scale farmers should consider using not only for transforming their planting systems, but for its many other uses. I carry a Leatherman multitool on my belt almost wherever I go, and I know many other farmers do as well. I have learned that having one piece of steel effectively do the work of 15 tools is a valuable asset when you’re far from a workbench, or needing to make a quick fix in emergency situations.

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