Rod weeder


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Rod weeder

An implement that dragged a rod just beneath the surface of plowed and harrowed ground to pull out small weeds.
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Charlie Fenster, another museum codirector, says vintage equipment portrayed in the film includes a Krause one-way plow, a John Deere 10-bottom gang plow, a 3-row Oliver lister and a 1930s-era spring-tooth harrow, as well as a Cheney rod weeder and a vintage Sishc duckfoot cultivator manufactured in Torrington, Wyo.
Conventionally tilled fallow ground in the study area consisted of two to three passes with a cultivator and rod weeder by the end of July.
A cable weeder is, as the name implies, a system using cables stretched tighter than fiddle strings to dislodge small weeds in fallow ground, similar in effect to a rod weeder.