Agricultural

Half a Century is over.... pictures by Keith Ladage

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You wait and you wait and you wait for the Half Century of Progress to come around, then it is here, then whoosh, it is over!  The event only happens twice a year, the antique farming equipment predecessor to the Farm Progress Show. This event is like the World’s Fair of equipment shows. There were […]

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The Ag Tour at the Illinois State Fair and old iron

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This week the Illinois State Fair opens and I must say that I am impressed that the new focus in on agriculture. As a farmer’s wife and writer for farm equipment and farming it is nice to see farming in the forefront. Phillip Nelson, Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture stated, “We have a […]

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The Citrus Tower, Clermont, Florida's iconic landmark

Lake County Florida was once the hotspot for the citrus industry.  The Citrus Tower was built in 1956 as a monument to the growers. My first visit here was during February of 2014 with Beth Elliott.  We loved the tower, that stands on one of the highest hills in Florida’s ridge section.  At that time […]