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Answered 2009-06-21 00:51:21

The front/ bottom piece of the plow blade called the share cuts into the ground, carrying a piece or strip of sod up to the middle/top part of the plow blade which is curved to turn the strip of sod over and lay it where the previous furrow was plowed up.

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