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plowed

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It selected Scenario A as the target service level (Priority 1 roads plowed in 3 to 4 hours, Priority 2 roads in 4 to 6 hours, and Priority 3 roads in 6 to 8 hours).
LAND The section of a field to be plowed is called a land.
A dead furrow results when neighboring furrows are plowed in opposite directions, throwing the soil away from each other (or the open furrow left at the edge of the field).
But after hearing from residents, selectmen decided to change the wording of their policy to allow the town to continue plowing the 14 roads that it has traditionally plowed this winter.
All other unaccepted streets and private ways, 17 in all, will be plowed by contractors paid by the builder of the street, or by the residents on the street.
But the board voted this week to have Town Administrator James Smith and Highway Superintendent Mark Brigham implement a policy that will allow some private roads that meet certain criteria to be plowed.
These sections were commonly plowed by a group of 10 or 12 plows under a foreman.
Since we plowed the fields round and round, when the field was finished you had to "plow out" the corners.
Dave McBride, a local settler, plowed a furrow SO miles long from Grenada to Amarillo for guidance.
The cleared land was plowed with new ground plows that typically had standing cutters to handle the root problem.
Any man that has ever plowed a day knows he can do more plowing and better plowing with a left-hand plow than he can with a right-hand one, simply because his lead horse walks in the furrow, and the plow cuts an even width and depth all the time, whereas with a right-hand plow the lead horse walks on the land and is continually bearing into the furrow, which makes the plow cut less and unevenly.
Quickly, I turned my attention back to the front tire riding the inside edge of the last furrow he had plowed; I dared not let that tractor tire veer right or left, and mar his straight line.
Such common misconceptions did not encourage the average farmer to seek mechanical improvements in his plows, and to have plowed an acre was considered a good day's work.
The locomobile may stand on any solid ground at the edge of the field to plowed. The dynamo machine is placed on a cart, which also carried the gauging apparatus to measure the strength of the current, as well as a reel for winding the cables.