1840 : Joseph Gibbons Patents First Machine for Seeding Fields

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August 25, 2019 all-day
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Joseph Gibbons, of Adrian MI, received a patent for a “Grain Drill” (“Improvement in Seed Planters”); first truly practical seeding machine (combined a grain drill with cavities to deliver seed and a device for regulating the volume).

Source : Business History of Agricultural Machines

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