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Lay-down weeding cart saves grower's back

publication date: Feb 25, 2008
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Not long ago, I decided that I should try to make some type of device that would take the pain out of planting and weeding. Inspired by an article in a farm magazine, I visited a local strawberry farmer for ideas on how a device might be built based upon his prototype. Somewhere about the same time, I visited the chiropractor for my aching back. The combination of the strawberry picker’s version of “the cart” and the chiropractors table/bed gave me the ideas I needed to design my own prototype.

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