SEGMENT: FARMING METHODS

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SEGMENT: FARMING METHODS,

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FARMING METHODS
The land they are on was originally bare, then she planted peach and apple trees. The next owners turned most of it into farm land. There is a sprayer in one of the fields.
ENVIRONMENT
Deer are a big problem in that area.
FARMING METHODS
They installed irrigation to help their crops. Irrigation was new to Southern Illinois at the time.
TRANSPORTATION
The road the farm is on is called McGuire Road, named after her husband's family. Her husband really enjoyed eating fresh fruit.