The Oldest Crop Fields In The United States, Morrow Plots, Are Right Here In Illinois
Whether you love agriculture or are in the mood for a brief history lesson, these details about a hidden gem at the University of Illinois are truly remarkable. You’ll never believe the stupendous gifts this state has given the world.
The only experimental field older than Morrow Plots is at a research station in England. Our unique field is housed in a university that many people have visited, and you may have even seen it before. Scroll on for more details.
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An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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