Pioneer corn could be bought from a variety of people around the southwest Minnesota area in 1960.
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This hay baler was the pinnacle of technology in 1939, and it could pick up and tie 90 bales per hour.
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Many of us in the younger generation would look at the 1945Â “Friends to Shock” headline and say “Huh?”
Diane Stegemann shows her grand champion Holstein yearling at the Rock County Fair in 1960.
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Shocking! In 1945, creamery employees shocked oats all over the place.
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Top poultry of the Rock County Fair in 1960 were from Hills.
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This 1945 Boote’s Hatcheries ad asked if people were dreaming or actually building a future, and I’m pretty sure the planes in that image are a reference to World War II.
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Brian Almberg of rural Rushmore was raising 4,300 geese outside of Rushmore in 1985.
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Here are two ads from 1985’s Daily Globe, one for Clauson Well Company of Hadley and one from Jim Arnt, who did aerial corn spraying.
Prickly smartweed had invaded the fields in 1985, according to this article.