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December, 2003

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Illinois History, a magazine for young people

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Illinois History:
A Magazine for Young People

December, 2003
Vol. 57, Issue 1

Agriculture in Illinois History

Photograph Courtesy of the Illinois State Historical Library

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

John Deere Helping Illinois
Andrew Bauer, Oregon High School, Oregon
Teacher: Sara Werckel

The Development of John Deere Tractors and Their Impacts on Rural Life
Ben Burke, Oregon High School, Oregon
Teacher: Sara Werckel

The Lost Dream of the Farmers’ Union
Miriam Carlson, Heritage School, Rockford
Teacher: Elizabeth Carlson

Secrets Behind the Southern Illinois Peaches
Andrea Carmona, Carbondale Community High School, Carbondale
Teacher: Patricia Grimmer

Buckwheat: An Illinois Crop’s Growing Uses
Sarah Damian, Carbondale Community High School, Carbondale
Teacher: Patricia Grimmer

Truck Farming to Flower Growing Greenhouses:
The Era of Chicago’s urban Agriculture

Margot DiMuzio, Jamieson School, Chicago
Teachers: Jackie Turlow and Bob Newton

The Effect Early Pioneer Farmers Had On Government in Illinois
Jon-Paul Raupp McDowell, St. Thomas More, Elgin
Teacher: Melissa Craig

Truck Farming to Flower Growing: Urban Agriculture
Katerina Melanis, Jamieson School, Chicago
Teachers: Jackie Turlow and Bob Newton

Small Company, Big Contribution
Bryce Parsons-Twesten, Belleville Township High School West, Belleville
Teacher: Melissa Schmitt-Crafton

Dixon Springs Experimental Station
Devon Romano, Carbondale Community High School, Carbondale
Teacher: Patricia Grimmer

The History of the Round Barn Farm
Kristin Taylor, Brookwood Junior High School, Glenwood
Teacher: Harry Daley

Illinois Agricultural Revolution
Lauren Van Winkle, All Saints Academy, Breese
Teacher: Stephanie Garcia


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