Agricultural History Series
Missouri State University
1904 St. Louis Worlds Fair
The Colorado exhibit featured the Greeley Irish potato. It is an
unusually large and fine variety, with a yield of six hundred bushels
an acre. Colorado’s atmosphere and soil is the key to the potato’s size
and flavor. If planted anywhere else, these qualities are lost. The
Greeley product was a very profitable crop, for example, J. A. Haythorne
of Eaton made $9,967 from seventy acres.
Colorado exhibit - photographed by Official Photographic Inc.
Journal of Agriculture, 1904
World's Fair Bulletin, July 1904, p. 61.
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