Back in 1919 and 1920 newspapers and magazines had lots to say about agriculture-just as they do today. The farmer was still a production hero. He'd just performed a small miracle in the way of wartime food production. He came through the war "smelling like a rose."
Iowa Farm Science Editorial Board
"Those Good Old Days,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 2
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol2/iss3/2