October 4, 2012

Singing Wires

In Episode #2 of Farms/Food, Professor Glenn Stone provides a brief history of industrial agriculture in the U.S., including the rapid expansion of farming technologies following World War II. In the early 1950s, Farm Journal, Inc., which still exists as a branch of Farm Journal Media, released the following video. Singing Wires dramatizes a complete faith in new technologies, especially electricity, to improve the lives of farmers. Take a peek into a different era of farming and technology.