Sugar beets are, and have been, an important cash crop on the family farm for decades. A Michigan woman talks about the process of cultivating sugar beets.
An Iowa woman recalls her childhood farm chores on her family farm, including carrying water to the kitchen
Milking cows was a memorable farm chore for one Missouri woman
Kansas woman recalls rendering lard in a copper boiler, caring for chickens, and other chores of her childhood on the family farm
An Oregon woman fondly remembers her favorite cat, farm chores, and living on her family farm in southeast Kansas
A Kansas woman describes how the seasons shaped life on her family farm
A Wisconsin woman talks about hatching baby chickens in an incubator with her mother in the 1930s
A Missouri woman talks about how her mother's hard work around their family farm, and hobby of raising geese, sustained their family and helped put her through college
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