Larger Farms, Fewer Farms, & the Rotting of Houses & Barns

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Larger Farms, Fewer Farms, & the Rotting of Houses & Barns,

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LOSS OF FARM
Farms became larger & took fences up because no more 4 yr rotation & many farmers got out of raising livestock. Decreased number of farms & farmers. Decreased livestock and human populations. Many farmsteads abandoned or rented & many just rotted away.