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Fascinating facts about Jethro Tull
inventor of the Seed Drill in 1701.

Jethro Tull
 
AT A GLANCE:
In 1701, two years after beginning farming, Jethro Tull invented a horse-drawn seed drill. In those days, there were no tractors, and they used animals like horses or oxen to pull the plow. This new invention would drill a hole and plant a seed automatically. The grains could be planted evenly in straight rows without waste. Source: Education Helper
Inventor: Jethro Tull
Portrait of Jethro Tull derived from public domain
Criteria: First to invent. First to patent. First practical. Entrepreneur.
Birth: 1674  in Basildon, Berkshire, England
Death: February 24, 1741 in Shalbourne, Berkshire, England
Nationality: British

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