In an effort to reduce hog numbers, payments were also distributed to farmers who would destroy their piglets and pregnant sows. About 6 million piglets were slaughtered under the… 732 more words
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Between 1929 and 1932, the net income of the average farm operator fell 69%.
Prices for agricultural products were at their lowest since the 1890s. Wheat sold for only 25 cents per bushel. 1,082 more words
WORK LOCATION: The position will be based at the Tom H. Scott Research and Extension Center near Winnsboro, LA. Opportunities for research and extension activities exist at three research stations in the Region and in the Department of Entomology on campus in Baton Rouge, LA. 729 more words
There are many reasons to love heritage foods, including health and flavor. But another fascinating aspect of these foods is their history.
And what better heritage food to celebrate than Turkey Red winter wheat, the grain that made Kansas the Wheat State? 508 more words