Letters: 120 bushels a day – by hand

A 1950s newspaper article shows an impressive husker

| April 2011

After reading the nice article on “Battle of the Bangboard” (Farm Collector, January 2011), I ran into this picture in the Oct. 23, 1950 edition of the Michigan City (Ind.) News Dispatch about cornhusking. How about that? 120 bushels a day by hand.

Hugh Hopkins, Chesterton, Ind. 


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