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May 17

The Kansas State Board of Agriculture Celebrates 50 Years

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog on May 17, 2022 at 2:24 PM by Bill Sowers

The Kansas State Board of Agriculture turned 50 years old in 1921.  To mark the anniversary, Board Secretary, J. C. Mohler, wrote up a short history of the Board and its accomplishments.  You can read the text of the presentation at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library ...

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Feb 08

This Little Piggie Went to Market: Hogs in Kansas, 1922

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog on February 8, 2022 at 2:31 PM by Bill Sowers

Follow the process hog farmers took 100 years ago in getting swine from birth to market in Kansas.  This thick volume includes many photos and covers the work that went into pig farming in great detail.  View online at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library... 

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Mar 22

Jimmie John Jarnigan, 1958 Star Farmer

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog on March 22, 2019 at 8:09 AM by Bill Sowers

The October 1958 issue of "The Kansas Future Farmer" featured the American Star Farmer of 1958, Jimmie John Jarnigan of Jetmore, Kansas. Read up on the life of young farmers in Kansas during the 1950s...

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