Growing Potato with No-Till Residue Disposal and Hand Tools

Student | Bert (Guanbo) Liang
Faculty | Rebecca Welz
Industrial Design, Graduate

No-till farming is developed since 1970s as a sustainable replacement of traditional farming, but the system is very complex and difficult to be localized.

This project researches taking the potato as an example that applying no-till residue disposal and farming system in a manual working condition, which has a lower threshold to begin with.

The package of the two farming tools bundle, tied with rubber bands and rolled fabric with instructions on it.
The hoe for planting
The rake for harvesting
Working procedure 1-4
Working procedure 5-8