A new approach

“We've always encountered problems of some form or other with more traditional hoes,” says Dieter Leibing. “Among the various drawbacks are that the parallelogram frames require a great deal of maintenance, that the depth control rubber wheels are not always effective; and that the penetration can be a real problem in our heavy soils.”

A farmer and qualified engineer, Dieter designed and built his first prototype in 2014, and his Sicklehoe is now in production. You can read more

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