Corn is at the center of American agriculture, a condition that has been true for the last 10,000 years.
For agricultural communities across America, the fall harvest has been an important stage for family and community life. Dwight Groff gave us a brief overview of the process of bringing in the grain crop, with a focus on pre-mechanization and early mechanization. To learn more, visit www.hansherr.org.
On today’s Midstate Memories segment, Joanne Hess Siegrist of the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society was talking about collecting, preserving, and documenting historic photos. “Photographs are are a window into the past and stories of the past soften the rough edges of today’s hot issues,” tells Siegrist. We asked her what someone should do if they plan to harvest […]