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Seed, soil, and science; the story of Eugene D. Funk.

Author: Helen M Cavanagh
Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press [1959]
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Cavanagh, Helen M. (Helen Marie), 1904-
Seed, soil, and science.
Chicago, Lakeside Press [1959]
(OCoLC)595449120
Named Person: Eugene Duncan Funk
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen M Cavanagh
OCLC Number: 3942173
Description: 544 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. One family: Heritage, 1865-1890 ; Cattle, crops and land, 1865-1890 --
pt. 2. Wider horizons: Leadership in state and nation, 1890-1893 ; Country life on the Illinois prairie, 1894-1901 --
pt. 3. Guardian of the heritage: Seed Company early work with corn, 1901-1903 ; Methods and problems, corn, 1903-1912 ; Old order changes, 1907-1912 --
pt. 4. Betterment of agriculture: National Corn Association and Expositions, 1907 Chicago ; Omaha, 1908 and 1909 ; Columbus, Columbia and Dallas --
pt. 5. Changing times: Company and the Farms, 1913-1920 ; War and price fixing, 1917-1919 --
pt. 6. Spokesman for the Corn Belt, 1920-1940: Eugene D. Funk at home through the years ; Depression years --
pt. 7. Not the largest but the best: Company, leadership, personnel and policy, 1918-1944 ; Field seeds ; Miracle bean ; Tomorrow's hybrids today ; Funk Bros. Seed Company, 1944-58 --
Epilogue --
Appendix I. Funk Family, second generation --
Appendix II. Bryant Family moves West --
Appendix III. Directors of National Corn Association --
Appendix IV. Roster of Employees --
Appendix V. Hybrid Corn Associates.

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