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1985: Farm Slump May Ease Lakes Pollution

The silver lining in the farm slump was apparently a decrease in pollution, according to this 1985 Daily Globe article.

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1960: Okabena Farmers Get New Addresses

Jim Jeffers and 106 other Okabena-area farmers got new addresses in 1960.

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1935: Boote Produce Company

The Boote Produce Company (phone 83) was around in 1935.

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1935: Electiicity on the Farm (sic)

Plans were moving ahead for electricity on the farm in 1935. Next post at 11 a.m.

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1945: 600 Chicks Lost

600 chicks (baby chickens, not girls) were killed in a brooder house fire near Rushmore in 1960. Next post at 6 p.m.

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1985: WHS Class Resurrects Old Tractors

The Worthington High School vo-ag class rehabilitated old tractors in 1985.

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1960: Get Funk’s (Seed Corn)

Seed corn was available from Chuck Christensen of Ling Implement in 1960. Next post at 6 p.m., hopefully… I need to edit some 1985 images and we’ll see how far I get.

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1960: Great Neighbors

The neighbors of Edwin Jensen, of Lake Park, Iowa, helped him prepare his fields for planting in 1960. Next post at 6 p.m.

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1945: Electricity for Every Farm

The Daily Globe advocated electricity to every farm in 1945, partly, it seems, in relation to the war effort. Next post at 6 p.m.

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1945: Food Will Win the War

Boote’s Hatcheries (extra chicks every Tuesday and Friday) put this ad in the March 1945 Daily Globe. It reminds me of a long interview I had with Stanley Beal of Round Lake, who was not drafted during World War II. Instead, every … Continue reading

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