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Growth and Transformation After two great wars, the United States comes of age Other farm machines were developed in rapid succession: the automatic wire binder, the  threshing machine, and the reaper-thresher or combine. Mechanical planters, cutters,  huskers, and shellers appeared, as did cream separators, manure spreaders, potato  planters, hay driers, poultry incubators, and a hundred other inventions. Scarcely less important than machinery in the agricultural revolution was science. In  1862 the Morrill Land Grant College Act allotted public land to each state for the  establishment of agricultural and industrial colleges.  These were to serve both as  educational institutions and as centers for research in scientific farming. Congress  subsequently appropriated funds for the creation of agricultural experiment stations 
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  • Fall '10
  • Morrill Land Grant, automatic wire binder, Agricultural Experiment Stations, combine. Mechanical planters, subsequently appropriated funds

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