Innovations in Electric Weeders!

After years of searching for innovations in hand tools, my students informed me of two tools I had not seen previously.  We are hoping to acquire these for 2014 field testing, comparing efficacy and working rates to Glaser wheel hoes and the Weed Master.

First, from France, the Pellenc Cultivator.  A battery-powered scuffle hoe, that looks very intriguing:

The second, from the U.S., Tillie and Solus, the Electric Wheel Hoe, from Carts & Tools:


And, this is what I’m hoping to add to the Weed Master!