AgriTalk
10/21/2020
Walking From Arkansas to Mexico City
Imagine walking all the way from Arkansas to Mexico City.  That’s what this expedition attempted to do.  When they finally reached their destination nearly 70% had perished.  The survivors were the first Europeans to see much of the interior of the United States…
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10/20/2020
Looking For Gold
It is hard to imagine the changes that took place in the American southeast during the 16th century.  The Spanish came looking for gold.  However, they brought something else with them that transformed the area forever…
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10/19/2020
In Search of the Fountain of Youth
You may remember your history book told you of Ponce de Leon and his search for the “fountain of youth.”  His trip to Florida actually cost him his life and the lives of other explorers who followed him…
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10/16/2020
What Remains in Florida, Missouri
Little remains of the town of Florida, Missouri; or, depending on how you view history, a lot remains of Florida, Missouri. For while the town is gone, it was here that many of the most famous books in the nation got their start…
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10/15/2020
The Sailing Capital of the United States
It is known as the sailing capital of the U.S.  It also happens to be a state capital…a former national capital…and home to some of the most prominent institutions in the country…
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10/14/2020
Preserving a City’s History
Just about any place you visit in this nation can spin quite a tale about it’s history…but this east coast city has done a remarkable job of preserving much of what took place two to three centuries ago…
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10/13/2020
The U.S. Record in Park County, Indiana
Park County, Indiana holds a record.  If you’ve ever traveled there, you probably know what that record is…and if you have not, well the claim to fame is well worth a visit…
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10/12/2020
A Good Roof Goes a Long Way
We’ve heard the cliché that it’s important “to have a good roof over your head.”  In this county, the good roof applies to farm more than where you live.  The roof could actually be an important part of your daily commute….
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10/09/2020
Where Cotton is King
Cotton is an important crop in west Texas.  Not only is it vital for local farmers and industry, the story of that crop and agriculture as a whole, is critical to the region’s past, present and future.  That has led to the development of a place to make sure the importance of farming in the region i
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10/08/2020
A West Texas Salute to Agriculture
On some farmsteads you’ll find old machinery parked outside…pieces that have not been used for years that perhaps look more like a museum to agriculture than a fleet of machines ready to go to work. What one man in West Texas saw was a need to capture that history before it was lost to time…
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