Farm Life

Life on the land, farm shows, lessons from the past and more
A boy from the Bronx recalls a summer working on a dairy farm and what he learned.

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Farmers and Predicting the Weather
Before meteorologists and the Internet, farmers had to rely on other means to predict the weather.
Edgar Stout
The Day the Well Exploded: The Aftermath of a Gas Tank Leak
An Iowa farmer recalls the devastation on his family's property caused by a leaking gas tank.
Nancy and Nipper
Horses to Tractors: Remembering the Final Days of Horse Farming
Larry Scheckel reminisces about his family's adaptation to mechanical farm equipment, and their final days of traditional horse farming.

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