came to farm, although few had much background in it, being mostly "city
It's tempting to see this as starting a furrow in a new field but the man is actually at the handles of a scraper.
This was often used to start a cellar or basement, to reduce somewhat the manual digging.
So, perhaps this is the start of a new prairie home.
Stanley Rackham was born in London, England, on September 4, 1877. Although not of a farming background, as a youth he was not robust, and it was thought that an outdoor life might suit him, therefore a career in agriculture became his pursuit. He attended Agricultural College in England"...more
Dr. John T. Hill wins world championship in grains.
The rich soils and picturesque views appealed to farmers and ranchers ... then and now.
Just A Mere Philosophy
By Jonathan Fox III
Business will continue to go where
invited and stay where appreciated.
Reputations will continue to be made by many acts and lost by one.
People will go right on preferring to do business with friends.
Go-givers will become the best go-getters.
The extra mile of personal effort will be free of traffic jams.
Performance will continue to outsell promises.
Enthusiasm will be as contagious as ever.
Know-how will out-perform guess-how.
Trust, not tricks, will keep customers loyal.
Quality will be prized as a precious possession.