grain drill


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grain drill:

see drilldrill,
tool used to create a hole, usually in some hard substance, by its rotary or hammering action. Many different tools make up the drill family. The awl is a pointed instrument used for piercing small holes.
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grain drill

[′grān ‚dril]
(agriculture)
A drill used to sow small grains or seeds.
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The first prototype 30' grain drill is built 1979 Company is relocated to Assaria, KS.
The chisel, disk, and sweep systems use relatively inexpensive tillage implements and a conventional grain drill. The machinery complement for the no-till system includes a 10-foot no-till grain drill which has a retail price of $13,000.
Grain farmers soon will be getting their grain drills out for the spring planting of cereal grains.
If you put four bags of seed in the grain drill, "plant" 10 acres, and find out the drill is still full because a drive chain broke, consider yourself lucky.
If you have never driven a tractor, never plowed, and never calibrated a grain drill or corn planter, don't expect to harvest as much as the farmer who's been doing all that for 50 years.
A cutter, a grain drill and a planter so old it has wooden wheels.
Their collection also includes discs, drags, Van Brunt grain drill, hay loader, dump rake, potato digger, potato sorter, root cutter, grain fanning mills, seeders, a road grader, two wooden wheel wagons and a stump puller.
"At one time I owned a Case thresher," Sam says, "and it had the identical setup." He also sent a photo of an acremeter on an older Oliver grain drill. "Most I've seen were very similar to this," he says.
An 1882 Wayne catalog lists the company's products as the Richmond Champion grain drill, the Richmond broadcast seeder, the Champion 1-row corn drill, the Indiana walking cultivator, the Richmond Royce self-rake reaper, the improved Richmond mower and Moon's patent lever fodder-cutting box.
Others believe it to be an acre counter off a grain drill. We have no way of determining which it is, but clearly it is a tally device.
The poster, which was lithographed onto celluloid rather than paper, shows a Hoosier grain drill issued by the Hoosier Grain Drill Co., Richmond, Indiana.
The company was created through the merger of seven local grain drill manufacturers: P.P.