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Murphy Farms in winter
Murphy Farms in winter
Resource Typeimage
TitleMurphy Farms in winter
Coverage / Year1995
DescriptionDuring the winter months, snow covers the topsoil of cornfields with dead cornstalks, exposed here at Murphy Farms near Shirley.
InterpretationFields sit unattended during the winter. Farmers often brush up on new farming methods and take care of livestock during this time.
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; Corn; Farms; Winter
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0369; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 8:19, p. 125
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