Backing up crops brings soil on or around the plant and covers weeds within the crop row. In addition, the crop is protected against frost, helps ground shoots to root and facilitates harvesting.
Hoe parts has the following products for ridging:
- The Steketee ridging wing
- The Steketee ridging hoe
- The Steketee ridging chisel
- The Steketee Ridging Shears
The ridging wing is used to bring soil to the plant in the last stage before closeness. The last weeds are covered by using the ridging wing and you give the foot of the plant a little more firmness.
The ridging hoe works the same as the ridging wing, but can move more soil. Consider, for example, potato ridges or the cultivation of certain flowers that require more ridge formation for optimal growth.
A ridging tool is intended for creating ridges in the row of crops. The extra soil strengthens the base of the plant.
Ridging shears are used, for example, for growing carrots in ridges of soil. A good carrot back ensures that the carrot can grow undisturbed.