It is called plow to tool which is used in agriculture to generate grooves in the ground and till . The plow can move through a mechanical action or through the force of an animal.
With the plow, ditches or ditches are created on the ground and the I usually . Once the plow has fulfilled its function, it is sown. The action that is performed with a plow is known as plow .
The plow is one of the most important inventions in the history of the farming , and dates from several millennia before Christ; specifically, the oldest evidence of this tool takes us to the second half of the fourth century BC, in the Middle East; Thanks to its incorporation into agricultural activities, the work of the workers became much easier, since until then they used shovels, spikes and hoes to carry out the sowing of the seeds.
The first plows were pulled by Humans , who had to make a lot of force to move the mechanism through the countryside. In spite of the physical effort that the people of the lower classes had to make, planting became much more profitable than before, and this translated into a benefit for all, to a greater or lesser extent.
The oldest plows were made entirely of wood. When the Romans implemented the use of an iron blade, they also began using animals such as oxen, horses and mules to mobilize the plow. Thereafter, manufacturers sought to adapt the design to the presence of draft animals. Although at present the usual thing is that a tractor to pull the plow, the use of horses still continues, something absolutely unnecessary given the technology we have.
It is very important to highlight that the exploitation Animal is a problem to solve, something that human beings should leave behind once and for all. Tractors are no longer a novelty or a luxury item, so their economic cost should not be an excuse to avoid them. Although horses, mules and oxen are much stronger than us, This does not mean that they should or want to undergo this type of work , and also that their bodies do not suffer after long hours of forced activities.
As with the replacement of the traditional plow by the motorized one, there are other movements that focus on protecting the animals from exploitation by offering the businessmen mechanical alternatives. For example, there are several initiatives that seek to eliminate the use of horses to pull the typical tourist carts of the big cities; instead, they propose to use motorized vehicles, even with the appearance of a horse (although the latter is not precisely a very animalistic touch).
These modern plows, manufactured with metal , are integrated into a chassis that hooks to the tractor. In the lower sector there is a piece known as swallow , which can be replaced since, with the intensive use of the tool, it suffers significant wear.
According to the task they perform, you can differentiate between different kinds of plows. He who only works on the surface of the land is called cultivator plow as it prepares the land For planting. Other plows can turn the earth (disk plow ), dig it and move it (plow with weir ) or even create ducts that favor water drainage (plow breaker ).
Plow Finally, it is the name by which the company Plow Flugzeugwerke . This German company, dedicated to the manufacture of aircraft, was founded in 1925 and it was in operation until 1945 .