- Four-row tractor corn planter
- Mechanical Corn Picker
- Farm foreclosure
- Soil erosion
- Conservation tilling
- Cows and calves
- Bank Closures
- Iowa Farmers Strike
- The Great Depression: Strike Turns Violent
- Overproduction Leads to Low Prices
- The New Deal Brings Relief
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If farmers suffered, then small towns suffered. And if small towns suffered, then their financial centers, the banks, suffered. When news got out that a bank was about to close, people panicked and rushed to withdraw their savings. This only made the inevitable death of a bank come sooner. During the 1920s over 300 banks closed in Iowa and customers at the end of the line found their savings had vanished over night.
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