SEGMENT: FARMING METHODS & LAND

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SEGMENT: FARMING METHODS & LAND,

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LAND
remembers sale price of $80/acre in 1900; Soil; Sangamon County black soil the best.
FARMING METHODS
Man from KY worked on farm for $18/month plus room and board. Used only manure spread by hand from a wagon. Describes how to use a shucking-peg to pick corn.