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The silver lining in the farm slump was apparently a decrease in pollution, according to this 1985 Daily Globe article.
Jim Jeffers and 106 other Okabena-area farmers got new addresses in 1960.
The Boote Produce Company (phone 83) was around in 1935.
Plans were moving ahead for electricity on the farm in 1935. Next post at 11 a.m.
600 chicks (baby chickens, not girls) were killed in a brooder house fire near Rushmore in 1960. Next post at 6 p.m.
The Worthington High School vo-ag class rehabilitated old tractors in 1985.
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.
The neighbors of Edwin Jensen, of Lake Park, Iowa, helped him prepare his fields for planting in 1960. Next post at 6 p.m.
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.