The January, 1945 issue of Farm Journal magazine offered $5 for each idea that readers sent in for changes in equipment they’d like to see made after the war when things were promised to be much better. Some of the ideas submitted and published through the rest of the year are listed below. After each is my estimation of how much improvement has been made during the past seven decades.
Farm women were invited to participate as well, and their ideas were:
So, let me know what you think of my estimates of the improvements that have been made because (or maybe in spite of) these 1945 suggestions.