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Paul Shuman - Modern Era

Paul followed the footsteps of his father, Charles, who was the President of the Illinois Farm Bureau. He discusses mechanization, genetics, the shift of natural to chemical fertilizers, the importance of management and marketing skills, as well as various debates in agriculture and government.

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Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Growing up the son of President of Farm Bureau

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

Discussion of contemporary issues in agriculture


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A-V Barn

See also the Illinois State Museum's A-V Barn


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