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Van Brunt Grain Drills

For centuries, small grains were sown by broadcasting, or scattering the seed by hand onto suitably prepared ground. After sowing, the field had to be harrowed to cover the seeds. This often resulted in seeds that were covered so deep that they were unable to grow, or that were barely, or not covered at all, and were easy prey for birds and rodents. About 1801 Jethro Tull, a ...

Sam Moore | Sep 25, 2013

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