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Harrow (tool)

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In agriculture, a harrow (often called a set of harrows in a plurale tantum sense) is an implement for breaking up and smoothing out the surface of the soil. [1]

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Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.

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Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry (Tapisserie de Bayeux or La telle du conquest; Tapete Baiocense) is an embroidered cloth nearly long and tall, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England concerning William, Duke of Normandy, and Harold, Earl of Wessex, later King of England, and culminating in the Battle of Hastings.

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A cultivator is any of several types of farm implement used for secondary tillage.

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Disc harrow

A disc harrow is a farm implement that is used to till the soil where crops are to be planted.

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Drag harrow

A drag harrow, a type of spring-tooth harrow, is a largely outdated type of soil cultivation implement that is used to smooth the ground as well as loosen it after it has been plowed and packed.

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Drawbar (haulage)

A drawbar is a solid coupling between a hauling vehicle and its hauled load.

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Harrower is an Anglo-Saxon surname.

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Jean Gimpel

Jean Gimpel (10 October 1918 – 15 June 1996) was a French historian and medievalist.

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List of agricultural machinery

Agricultural equipment is any kind of machinery used on a farm to help with farming.

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Manual labour

Manual labour (in British English, manual labor in American English) or manual work is physical work done by people, most especially in contrast to that done by machines, and to that done by working animals.

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Northern Wei

The Northern Wei or the Northern Wei Empire, also known as the Tuoba Wei (拓跋魏), Later Wei (後魏), or Yuan Wei (元魏), was a dynasty founded by the Tuoba clan of the Xianbei, which ruled northern China from 386 to 534 (de jure until 535), during the period of the Southern and Northern Dynasties.

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A plough (UK) or plow (US; both) is a tool or farm implement used in farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting to loosen or turn the soil.

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Plurale tantum

A plurale tantum (Latin for "plural only", plural form: pluralia tantum) is a noun that appears only in the plural form and does not have a singular variant for referring to a single object.

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Qimin Yaoshu

The Qimin Yaoshu is the most completely preserved of the ancient Chinese agricultural texts, and was written by the Northern Wei Dynasty official Jia Sixie.

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Roller (agricultural tool)

The roller is an agricultural tool used for flattening land or breaking up large clumps of soil, especially after ploughing.

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A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering.

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A seedbed or seedling bed is the local soil environment in which seeds are planted.

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Sod or turf is grass and the part of the soil beneath it held together by its roots or another piece of thin material.

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Soil is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life.

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Soil structure

Soil structure describes the arrangement of the solid parts of the soil and of the pore space located between them.

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Spring-tooth harrow

A spring-tooth harrow, sometimes called a drag harrow, is a type of harrow, and specifically a type of tine harrow.

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Three-point hitch

The three-point hitch (British English: three-point linkage) is a widely used type of hitch for attaching ploughs and other implements to an agricultural or industrial tractor.

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Tillage is the agricultural preparation of soil by mechanical agitation of various types, such as digging, stirring, and overturning.

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Soil tilth is its physical condition, especially in relation to its suitability for planting or growing a crop.

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A tractor is an engineering vehicle specifically designed to deliver at a high tractive effort (or torque) at slow speeds, for the purposes of hauling a trailer or machinery used in agriculture or construction.

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A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, "a plant in the wrong place".

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Working animal

A working animal is an animal, usually domesticated, that is kept by humans and trained to perform tasks.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrow_(tool)

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