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Chisel Plowing
Chisel Plowing
Resource Typeimage
TitleChisel Plowing
Coverage / Yearc. 1990
DescriptionA 45 Cat Challenger pulls a Landall plow in a cornfield early in the season.
InterpretationThis type of chisel plowing breaks up the soil and the previous year's remaining dead cornstalks at the beginning of a farming year on a till farm.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities
Learning Standards13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 16 History;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsWalters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Source'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' by William D. Walters Jr.; ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Chisels & mallets; Plowing; Plows;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0353; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 8:3, p. 111
CONTENTdm file name98415232232002_mch0353.jpg
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