National Geographic : 1947 May
"Sure, I Can Tell You All about Hybrid Corn" At Yankton, this vacationing schoolgirl detassels corn for Gurney Seed and Nursery Company. Pulling tassels from six rows of a certain corn, she causes its ears to be pollinated by tassels of another type in two adjacent rows. Resulting seed means better crops. Kodachromes byJ.Baylor Roberts "I'd Rather Plow with aTractor than Drive aHorse" This Milbank boy does a man's work athissteering wheel. With machines youngsters plow, plant, andharvest-as much funasdriving thefamily car. And without such machinestoday's big-scale farming would notbepossible. Also, their use saves much grain that once was fedtoanimals.