Also known as the scuffle hoe, this is an essential tool for dealing with weeds small and large. The oscillating head works its way under the soil surface, where it slices through the weeds’ roots while you stay comfortably upright, without needing to exert much downward pressure. Excellent for footpaths and in beds where rows are widely spaced. Start on one end of the path or row and scuffle your way backwards, cutting the roots with each pull stroke.
Fedco’s sturdy version combines a head manufactured by a New York farmer with a handle made in Tennessee from ash, embossed with the Fedco logo so you display your co-op loyalty. 5" wide blades are sharpenable and replaceable. Handle is 1¼ x 60" and the overall tool length is 66". We recommend treating the handle with linseed oil every year, for the life of the tool. Also available in 7" wide.
8892 Stirrup Hoe 5"
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Neversink Farm Tools
Situated in the Catskill Mountains, Neversink Farm grows healthy crops of not only organic vegetables but also well-equipped new farmers. Neversink has developed and adopted systems and tools that have helped them become one of the most profitable small-scale farms in the U.S., and they now teach acclaimed courses to other market gardeners. Neversink’s own tool line brings together a select group of implements and supplies that have become mainstays for many a successful veggie farm. Fedco is proud to partner with Neversink in their mission to offer “the best tools for an affordable price for the farming community.”