SEGMENT: FARMING METHODS, LAND ACQUISITION, & CHILDHOOD WORK

Jim Kinsella>ISM Interviews A-L>ISM Interviews A-L, Segment 26

SEGMENT: FARMING METHODS, LAND ACQUISITION, & CHILDHOOD WORK,

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FAMILY BACKGROUND
Discusses when and where he was born, where his grandfather and son were born and how the farm was bought by his great-grandfather from Ireland.
FARMING METHODS
Discusses the use of Real Time Kinetic (RTK) Accuracy to position themselves within one inch of the same place they planted the year before.
LAND ACQUISITION
Jim and two cousins currently own and run the farm that was bought back in 1906-each farm what their fathers inherited.
CHILDHOOD WORK
Concerned with soil erosion; had to clean out chicken pens and pick eggs, cleaned out hog pens as well.
FARMS VS. TOWNS
Describes how his family lived near the farm and would always go visit them during the summer along with going to town for school and playing with friends.