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Demonstration of Plough Dethatchers

{Tool} Demonstration of Plough Dethatchers. [Démonstration de charrues déchaumeuses].] Creator(s): Alföldi, Thomas. Issuing Organisation(s): Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL). OK-Net Arable Tool Description. (2014)

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Online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=UUCoC0X8wJIEkpNkxYPYHEAQ&v=QzWHC9TfS1w

Summary

The crop to be incorporated was a frost susceptible green manure that spontaneously grassed and looked like an old ley. The ground was very dry.
The film shows the following plow dethatchers at work:
• Bugnot 52 Rapidlab
• Mini-8 OVLAC
• Escudero Adero
• Kverneland Ecomat
• Traditional Operating plow
Under wet conditions, the shallow tillage without soil-turning (= with crow's feet dethatchers for example) does not provide an absolutely clean soil. It’s the same with a superficial and complete reversal of a ley.
One strategy would be to till soil superficially (= 3 - 4 cm for example) with crow's feet or cultivator blades to dry vegetation, then moving a disc harrow plow, which, even without causing complete reversal would leave behind a "clean" field. But this strategy has yet to be tested and demonstrated.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Termination of an old ley – quite easy with the right machines!
What problem does the tool address?:Incorporating of green manure, termination of an old ley
What solution does the tool offer?:Suitable machinery
Country:Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Video
Theme:Weed management, Crop specific
Keywords:crop species, cropping system, grassland, green manure
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Farming Systems > Buildings and machinery
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Advisory Service
European Union > OK-Net Arable
Related Links:http://farmknowledge.org/index.php/search-for-ok-tools?v=31169, http://www.tilman-org.net/tilman-org-home-news/to-videos.html#c8821
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:31169
Deposited On:08 Feb 2017 07:13
Last Modified:08 Feb 2017 07:14
Document Language:French/Francais
Status:Published

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