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Pulling fodder was mid-summer misery
Now and Then
roger branch
The mechanization of agriculture, particularly the introduction of tractors for soil tillage and crop cultivation, was revolutionary for farmers. It was perhaps more abrupt and life changing for those in the rural South than for some who had adopted the use of machines in the field earlier. Everywhere, it reduced the drudgery of manual labor dramatically.
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