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    Low cost pedalpower rootwasher

    Low cost pedalpower rootwasher

    Low cost root washer that can be pedal powered. It should be easily constructed on-farm. This is suitable for carrots, potatoes, etc. Can handle how many pounds/bushles per hour? This rootwasher was demonstrated at red planet vegetables 3/10/2012:

    Cover Crop Roller

    Cover Crop Roller

    This tool is used to roll standing annual cover crops and crimp the stem to prevent regrowth and create a heavy mulch in place that can be planted through using no-till drills, planters and transplanters. This tool entry is based on the Rodale Institute's open source design, and updated by ADABIO

    Triangle quick-attach to 3 point hitch

    Triangle quick-attach to 3 point hitch

    This quick attach system enables more rapid and safer changing of implements than a standard three point hitch. The design also enables use of a standard three point hitch if the tractor side portion of the quick attach system is not installed.

    Water Wheel Transplanter

    Water Wheel Transplanter

    Makes it easy to plant seedlings quickly with minimum labor.

    livestock weigh scales

    livestock weigh scales

    A cattle farmer occasionally needs to weigh his animals, but weigh scales for cattle are expensive to purchase for the small operator ($1,000 to $1,500 or more). This is an accurate electronic scale you can make yourself for about $500.

    Waterer for rotational grazing

    Waterer for rotational grazing

    Easy to move, low cost watering system that reduces issues associated with fixed watering locations.

    farmOS

    farmOS

    farmOS is a Drupal distribution and set of modules for farm management and recordkeeping on the web. The end goal is to build a platform for farms of all types to manage their planning and recordkeeping in one place, available from anywhere over the internet. Official farmOS site: http://farmos.org If you're interested in supporting the project, consider signing up for a hosted farmOS site through Farmier.com.

    Fido, the temperature alarm that sends text messages

    Fido, the temperature alarm that sends text messages

    Is your greenhouse getting frosty? How about too hot today? Is your fridge still on? Fido is a temperature alarm that will send you text messages that you can build for under $100. Solder together the Arduino based model or snap together the Raspberry Pi based model.

    Root Washer

    Root Washer

    An open-source root washer that can be built sturdily with NO WELDING. Thanks to SARE for helping make this project happen!

    culticycle

    culticycle

    A pedal powered tractor for cultivation and seeding, built from readily available lawn tractor, ATV, and bicycle parts. Speed is 3 - 4 mph depending on choice of gearing and pedaling speed. Better for operator's body, less soil compaction, no fuel use, cheaper than a tractor; easily adaptable to specific needs.