On board for Mallee ideas

The story of The Better Farming Train and its tour of the Mallee region in the 1920s and 1930s has been published in the American Agricultural History journal.

The Better Farming Train was an agricultural demonstration train and its mission was to spread the “doctrine of better farming”.

The train carried to the Mallee ideas about the promise of science and the hopes of modernity. 

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