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March 18, 2020

From the Ipswich Tribune

January 28, 1925 edition

South Dakota Boasts

3,000 Lady Farmers

South Dakota boasts 3,000 lady farmers, according to data analyzed by the Blue Valley Creamery Institute. Of this number over 1,500 operate farms, 1,400 their own, 5 as managers and not quite 150 as tenants, the data disclosed.

Dairying, poultry and hog raising are some of the branches of agriculture in which the women farmers of the state specialize, the analysis revealed. The land under cultivation by the feminine agriculturists is close to 640,000 acres, of which 330,000 acres are improved. The va...

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