Stephen Scates shares 15,000 family acres with his brothers, primarily growing soybeans and corn for market, as well as their well-known Shawnee Sweet Corn for local farm stands. He was Director of the IL Farm Service Agency during the Clinton Administration and Chair of the Soybean Association.
Interview Session 01 (Audio)
Family's story of its large farm operation
Interview Session 02 (Audio)
Walking tour of the current farm operation
See also the Illinois State Museum's A-V Barn.