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Jeremiah M. Rusk’s Ag Prediction from 1893

Secretary of Agriculture Jeremiah Rusk.Jeremiah M. Rusk of Wisconsin was Secretary of Agriculture in President Benjamin Harrison's cabinet. As his term ended in 1893, Rusk took a look at what he expected the state of farming to be 100 years hence.Born in 1830, Rusk begins: "My boyhood was passed on a farm in what was then one of the Western States [Ohio] in the days of the flail and ...

Sam Moore | Mar 20, 2014

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