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Farming in Maine

Haymaking, Denmark, ca. 1910

Haymaking, Denmark, ca. 1910

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Maine Historical Society

Some farmers were so eager to grow and sell hay that they did not rotate crops or adequately fertilize their fields.

As a result, some fields became unproductive.

In 1940 Maine produced about the same amount of hay it had in 1880.


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