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"Irrigation is expensive, [but] it's, like I say, it's an insurance policy. You know you're going to raise something unless [you get a] hailstorm and you insure against hail and losses that way. So, irrigation was quite a change."

Clyde Ehlers on Irrigation

   

Other Excerpts from Clyde Ehler's Interview:

What is open pollinated corn?
How crops were rotated in the 1920s
What is a "bang board"?
Threshing day
Raising chickens
Harnessing a horse to a plow
Working on the farm

Entire Interview with Clyde Ehlers