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  • Venkat Iyer
    Feb 16, 2012
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      that is exactly what i have. dont have pic will take and post

      On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Do bigha Zameen
      <dobighazameen@...>wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > venkat/ravi..... hi,
      >
      > i was talking of a cycle wheel weeder, it basically has a handle (similar
      > to bicycle), one bicycle wheel, with tyre & a weeder V shaped weeder
      > attachment below, so that we can walk through two rows of rice or whatever
      > crop we are growing.
      >
      > Anyway send a snap of the one you got from wardha either here or to me
      > directly.....then will be able to decide for myself.
      >
      > Both you & Harish are suggesting that broadcasting by hand is
      > better.....but still i would prefer to try one seed dibbler
      >
      > regards,
      >
      > Arjun
      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: Venkat Iyer <ivenkat66@...>
      > To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2012 12:23 PM
      >
      > Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] about hand held seed dibblers....
      >
      >
      >
      > Arjun
      > Just got a cycle weeder from Wardha Chetna Vikas for 750. Trying it this
      > year in groundnut. Do not know if it can work in rice. Too much chikal will
      > be there and huge chunks will come up. It works well if the soil is dry and
      > does not uproot the crop. They have 3 attachments to cater to different
      > distances in crop sowing. There is a person in Wada Mr Wadekar who has made
      > a seed ball dribbler. I went and saw the same but did not think it will
      > work for me. Have resorted to just sprinkling the seeds and it works for
      > me.
      > ps. Am going to Wardha on 17th. If u wish can get u one. Please do let me
      > know
      > Best
      > Venkat
      >
      > On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 12:50 PM, dobighazameen <dobighazameen@...
      > >wrote:
      >
      > > **
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > dear friends.
      > >
      > > In my quest to reach 'no-till' farming by June 2012 (for rice) i am
      > > looking for "hand held seed dibblers" & a "bicycle weeder" (sorry i'm not
      > > confident yet to grow rice without weeding). Do let me know if anyone has
      > > any clue where to acquire it.
      > >
      > > All manufacturers in India is catering for attachments for tillers &
      > > tractors.
      > >
      > > There is one available with the National Innovation Foundation, but
      > > unfortunately the products are not available now.
      > >
      > > Please do let me know & best wishes to all.
      > >
      > > Arjun
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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      Venkat Iyer
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