Living Through Changes On The Farm

 Three generations of Oxley farmers, 87 year old Gary Oxley (center) has been farming in Illinois for more than 70 years.

Three generations of Oxley farmers, 87 year old Gary Oxley (center) has been farming in Illinois for more than 70 years.

This week in our look at stories from around the state, this from Illinois Public Radio’s Jaclyn Driscoll. There have been a lot of changes in agriculture through the years—from the equipment used to the amount of land needed to sustain a livelihood. In this story, Jaclyn learns more about the changes through the eyes of an Illinois man who’s been farming for more than 70 years