Remembering Dad’s Tutelage in Raising “Cash Crops”
Check out this reader’s photo of farming in 1970s Perryville, Missouri.
This photo is not so old (it’s dated 1972), but it brings back some dusty old times for us, my brother and me. Our dad got us involved in farming while we were young, in Perryville, Missouri. In examining the photos, we determined we were either combining soybeans or foxtail. On second thought, the foxtail market was a bit weak, so most likely it was soybeans. We also knew how to combine horse weeds. Always enjoyed digging out a trunk from in front of the canvas feeder once one got lodged and stopped it. Oh, the good ol’ days.
Leland Unterreiner via email
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