Larger Farms, Fewer Farms, & the Rotting of Houses & Barns
Karl Boekenhauer>NIU Collection>NIU Collection, Segment 4
- 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.