This ClipArt gallery offers 202 illustrations of hand tools, implements, and other equipment used in agriculture and farming, such as plows, pitchforks, insecticide sprayers, rakes, and rollers.

A hoe inside of a circle

Hoe logo

A hoe inside of a circle

A tool used to break up the surface of the ground.

Agricultural Hoe

A tool used to break up the surface of the ground.

Martin's one-row horse hoe used in agriculture.

Horse Hoe

Martin's one-row horse hoe used in agriculture.

This grass hook, which is a shorter version of a scythe, both are agricultural tools for mowing grass or reaping crops.

Grass Hook

This grass hook, which is a shorter version of a scythe, both are agricultural tools for mowing grass…

A shocking horse used for cutting corn.

Shocking Horse

A shocking horse used for cutting corn.

Flat pieces of iron that are attached to each one of the horses hoofs.

Modern Horseshoe

Flat pieces of iron that are attached to each one of the horses hoofs.

An agricultural tool used for flattening land and breaking up large pieces of dirt.

Iron Roller

An agricultural tool used for flattening land and breaking up large pieces of dirt.

The iron roller compacts the soil and smashes clods.

Iron Roller

The iron roller compacts the soil and smashes clods.

Illustrated is a knife coulter fastened to a plow beam.

Knife Coulter

Illustrated is a knife coulter fastened to a plow beam.

An asparagus knife has a serrated blade on the end of an iron shank, one foot or more long, which is fixed into a handle somewhat like that of a trowel. It is made for cutting off the young shoots below ground.

Asparagus Knife

An asparagus knife has a serrated blade on the end of an iron shank, one foot or more long, which is…

A knife designed for use in pruning vegetation.

Pruning Knife

A knife designed for use in pruning vegetation.

This specification discloses a land leveler comprising a massive rectangular frame including reinforced side bars and three crossbars that engage the ground surface for leveling purposes.

Land Leveler

This specification discloses a land leveler comprising a massive rectangular frame including reinforced…

A device for holding a door, gate, or the like, closed, consisting basically of a bar falling or sliding into a catch, groove, hole, etc.

Gate Latch

A device for holding a door, gate, or the like, closed, consisting basically of a bar falling or sliding…

The double-row marker, used for marking off the rows where seed or plants are to be planted.

Double-row marker

The double-row marker, used for marking off the rows where seed or plants are to be planted.

"For very small beds, drills, or furrows may be made by a simple marking-stick." — Baily, 1898

Marking-stick

"For very small beds, drills, or furrows may be made by a simple marking-stick." — Baily, 1898

This is a tool used to mash potatoes.

Potato Mashing Tool

This is a tool used to mash potatoes.

A middle-buster for cotton fields.

Middle-buster

A middle-buster for cotton fields.

A stone used for grinding grain.

Mill-stone

A stone used for grinding grain.

Illustrated are types of moldboard plows adapted to different kinds of plowing. (1) prairie breaker bottom, (2) rod breaker bottom, (3) stubble bottom, (4) general purpose bottom, (5) black land bottom, and (6) tame sod breaker bottom.

Moldboard Plows

Illustrated are types of moldboard plows adapted to different kinds of plowing. (1) prairie breaker…

Pictured is a device used in clipping olive seeds. The device clips the apex of the olive seed.

Olive Seed Clipper

Pictured is a device used in clipping olive seeds. The device clips the apex of the olive seed.

The orchard cultivator is specially adapted for orchard cultivation.

Orchard Cultivator

The orchard cultivator is specially adapted for orchard cultivation.

An apparatus, used to demonstrate how root-hairs are used to take in soil-water

Osmosis apparatus

An apparatus, used to demonstrate how root-hairs are used to take in soil-water

"On rolling land it is better to use one that has 3 sections with 6 to 10 wheels per section."—The Federal Digest, 1921

16-Wheel Sub-Surface Packer

"On rolling land it is better to use one that has 3 sections with 6 to 10 wheels per section."—The…

Pictured is a good packing table for box fruit. It has a canvas bottom and racks at two diagonal corners for holding boxes.

Packing Table

Pictured is a good packing table for box fruit. It has a canvas bottom and racks at two diagonal corners…

Paris green was used as a popular pigment in artist's paints because of the brilliance of the green. In the 1900's it was used as an insecticide for produce where it was blended with lead arsenate. This heavily toxic mixture is said to have burned the trees and the grass around the tree.

Paris Green Sifter

Paris green was used as a popular pigment in artist's paints because of the brilliance of the green.…

This agricultural implement is used as a berry picker to simply reach out with the picker and using the special tips pull the fruit from the branch or vine.

Berry Picker

This agricultural implement is used as a berry picker to simply reach out with the picker and using…

"The pickfork or Canterbury hoe is a very useful tool for breaking up the surface soil, the three-pronged end being used for the looser parts, and the mattock end for breaking clods, or when the surface has become much consolidated." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Pickfork

"The pickfork or Canterbury hoe is a very useful tool for breaking up the surface soil, the three-pronged…

Pitch fork.

Pitch fork

Pitch fork.

A farming utensil used in pitching or throwing hay or sheaves of grain, as into carts or wagons.

Pitchfork

A farming utensil used in pitching or throwing hay or sheaves of grain, as into carts or wagons.

A planker, used for crushing clods of soil.

Planker

A planker, used for crushing clods of soil.

The planker or clod smasher is a homemade wooden implement which is useful for crushing clods. It is also used for surface smoothing.

Planker

The planker or clod smasher is a homemade wooden implement which is useful for crushing clods. It is…

"For the shifting of very large tub-plants, a box or tub with moveable sides is handy and efficient." — Baily, 1898

Plant-box

"For the shifting of very large tub-plants, a box or tub with moveable sides is handy and efficient."…

"For large plants, a broader dibber may be used." — Baily, 1898

Strawberry planter

"For large plants, a broader dibber may be used." — Baily, 1898

Devices used to set sweet potato slips and vine cuttings. In setting out potatoes, the farmer uses either a garden dibble or small trowel, or a short sharpened stick; on soft soil the slip is pressed into place by the use of special devices, about as long as a walking-stick, which usually consists of either (1) a single lath, having a base hollowed out and covered with leather, or (2) wooden tongs made of two laths.

Planting Dibbles

Devices used to set sweet potato slips and vine cuttings. In setting out potatoes, the farmer uses either…

A planting-board

Planting-board

A planting-board

A wooden plough of early days.

Plough

A wooden plough of early days.

"The Romans, an essentially practical nation, largely improved on the plough, adding to it the coulter and mould-board, and occasionally attaching wheels to the beam to prevent the share from going too deep into the earth." — Chambers, 1881

Plough

"The Romans, an essentially practical nation, largely improved on the plough, adding to it the coulter…

A plough used for cultivating the soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting.

A Roman Plough

A plough used for cultivating the soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting.

This design features an adjustable plough allowing for the wing to pivot.

Landscaping Plough

This design features an adjustable plough allowing for the wing to pivot.

A good plow.

Plow

A good plow.

Ancient Roman plow

Plow

Ancient Roman plow

A well-known implement for turning up the soil.

Plow

A well-known implement for turning up the soil.

A colonial plow.

Plow

A colonial plow.

Illustrated are various plow adjustments.

Plow Adjustments

Illustrated are various plow adjustments.

A farm implement consisting of a heavy blade at the end of a beam, usually hitched to a draft team or motor vehicle and used for breaking up soil and cutting furrows in preparation for sowing.

Agricultural Plow

A farm implement consisting of a heavy blade at the end of a beam, usually hitched to a draft team or…

A small plow usually attached to an animal.

American Plow

A small plow usually attached to an animal.

A horse plow, well-suited to sandy soils.

Horse plow

A horse plow, well-suited to sandy soils.

An old Roman plow.

Roman plow

An old Roman plow.

A farm implement consisting of a heavy blade at the end of a beam, usually hitched to a draft team or motor vehicle and used for breaking up soil and cutting furrows in preparation for sowing.

Tool Plow

A farm implement consisting of a heavy blade at the end of a beam, usually hitched to a draft team or…

This plow is an agricultural tool which is used in farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting.

Plowing Attachment

This plow is an agricultural tool which is used in farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation…

Plows used to dig sweet potatoes. "The long vines must be first disposed of. They are usually pulled by running a plow on each side of the row. This work is done much more satisfactorily if the line of plants be barred off with a turn-plow, to the beam of which is attached a rolling coulter, which cuts the vines close to the row." —Dugger 1911

Plows for Sweet Potato Harvesting

Plows used to dig sweet potatoes. "The long vines must be first disposed of. They are usually pulled…

Plunging pots for plants.

Plunging

Plunging pots for plants.

This potato planter features two semi conical blades that are pivotally connected. The two handles are secured to the blades where a guide tube is mounted on one of the handles and located above the blades.

Pivotal Blade Potato Planter

This potato planter features two semi conical blades that are pivotally connected. The two handles are…

Illustrated is a press for box fruit. The clamps are worked by a foot lever. The clamps press down the cover until it can be nailed.

Press for Box Fruit

Illustrated is a press for box fruit. The clamps are worked by a foot lever. The clamps press down the…

An agricultural tool used for flattening land and breaking up large pieces of dirt.

Press-Wheel Roller

An agricultural tool used for flattening land and breaking up large pieces of dirt.

A long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees.

Pruning Hooks

A long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small…

This is a tool implement sued to pull out weeds, an agricultural implement.

Weed Puller

This is a tool implement sued to pull out weeds, an agricultural implement.

"A primitive mill for grinding corn, the stone of which was turned by the hand before the invention of windmills or water-mills. It is a contrivance of great antiquity, and so well adapted for the wants of a primitive people, that we find it perpetuated to the present day in remote districts of Ireland, and some parts of the Western Islands of Scotland." — Chambers, 1881

Quern

"A primitive mill for grinding corn, the stone of which was turned by the hand before the invention…

A stone hand mill for grinding grain.

Stone Querns

A stone hand mill for grinding grain.

Rake leaning against fence.

Rake

Rake leaning against fence.