This is the best of what good industrial design has to offer. The Paperpot Transplanter, a Japanese invention for farmers, lets one person do in minutes what ordinarily takes an hour:
As cool as that tool is, what's even more impressive is how the designers thought through the loading process. This is a great example of harnessing the properties of materials--in this case, paper and Plexiglass--and shaping them in such a way as to make what would be a tedious task into something precise and easy:
This thing makes me want to farm. I want to sit in a shed and load that thing up over and over.