Spade as a simple Farm tool

what is a spade

Spade and functions of a spade as a farm tool
Spade can be described as a simple Farm implement that has a long wooden handle and broad metal blade
Generally a speed and a shovel looks almost the same. The edge of a spade I mean the metal blade is sharp so that he can easily be driven into the soil when digging soil. . Although spade is a simple Farm tool used locally for farming activity but it is not very rare to see spade use in most farms in African peasant farming system. Even when making ridges or beds and subsistence agriculture they do not use shovel or speed in most cases but they use hoe. So the uses and functions of a speed is outlined below

Functions of a spade

Food is generally known as a simple Farm tool used for lifting soil and completely turned over
This implement call spade is also used for leveling of soil
This period is typically used for digging holes during transplanting operation in the farm
Speed as a simple Farm tool is used for mixing cement concrete for farm structures
A typical speed is also used for making gutters.
A spade is very functional in the activities of the farm operation because it is also used for digging Picks for bearing glasses or other rubbish in the farm
Another function of the spade which we overlook is the use of speed for clearing grasses in weeding activities
A spade is also used for making trenches around the farm

How to maintain a spade to prolong its usefulness@

To prolong the service power or activity of the spade then it should be stored in a dry and cool place
In Spain during storage should be kept away from rain and termite the reason for keeping it away from termite is to avoid those termites eating the wooden handle of the Spade
Make sure that the sharp edges or the metal blade of a speed is sharpened regularly

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