Iowa Farm Science: Volume 2, Issue 3
Wages on the farm differ decidedly from wages in the city. Part of this difference applies to the method of payment. It is expressed in the word "perquisite."
Sharply higher feed costs have brought new problems to livestock raisers and feeders.
Agreements allowing hired men to share in farm earnings have increased in Minnesota since before the war. Farmers in that state find such agreements help them get and keep good farm help.
Back in 1919 and 1920 newspapers and magazines had lots to say about agriculture-just as they do today. The farmer was still a production hero. He'd just performed a small miracle in the way of wartime food production. He came through the war "smelling like a rose."