Iowa Agriculture

Ag. History

Early settlers come to Iowa for rich soil

1833

First Iowa State Fair-Better cattle

1854

Homestead Act

1862

Waterloo Tractor Co.

1896

Cattle-corn-main products

1900

Beginning of 4-H clubs

1905

Soybeans

1930

First soil conservation district

1940

Tractors exceed horses and mules

1954

Living History Farm

1970

N-P History

First business of the west side of the cedar river-John Hall

1854

Little Brown church organized

1855

Nashua gained it's name

1857

Little Brown church built

1864

Nashua was stated to have good water

1867

First class of Nashua graduated

1885

Cemeteries were built

1898

First library of Nashua

1902

Brick power house built

1912

New addition of the library

1986