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close this bookBetter Farming Series 07 - Crop Farming (FAO - INADES, 1976, 29 p.)
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Ploughing often does not leave the soil flat. There are big pieces of earth - clods. The clods must be broken up to make the soil quite flat, and to give earth that is fine, not lumpy. This is called harrowing.

You can break up the clods with a hoe or rake.

But you can do the work more quickly with a harrow drawn by an animal.

No harrow