"Well, I remember when I bought the farm. I bought it from the other banker here in town. And he said, 'That's got good water under it. You can irrigate that.'
     "And I said, 'I don't think I will ever irrigate.' Well, boy I was sure wrong. We was drilling a well a shortly after that. And it made a big difference. That irrigation changed the whole country."

Harvey Pickrel on Irrigation

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Other Excerpts from Harvey Pickrel's Interview:

Penny Auctions
Digging Out a Go-Dig
Harvey's daily chores
Picking corn
Tractors were a big change
Wild horses
Threshing machines
Killing grasshoppers
Planting corn

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