Time: 2000s
Average annual precipitation in New York State in inches.
Average Annual Precipitation
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: Spatial Climate Analysis Service, Oregon State University (copyright 2000) and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Wooden bucket.
Wilber National Bank calendar used for scheduling at the Milford United Methodist Church.
Map of climatic regions of New York State.
Climatic Regions
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: John Henry Thompson, Geography of New York State, Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University, 1977 and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Cornhusk rug.
Front page of 25 April 2005 issue of Country Folks newspaper.
Country Folks
Country Folks Eastern Edition (Palatine Bridge, NY). 25 April 2005.
An image of drip irrigation
Drip Irrigation
Image of drip irrigiation, National Gardening Association, 2005.
1866 map of Guilderland, New York with land owned by the Lainhart family highlighted.
Guilderland, New York (edited)
New Topographical Atlas of the Counties of Albany & Schenectady New York. Philadelphia: Stone & Stewart, 1866.
Reproduction blacksmith's hammer.
International products that may have been sold at a general store.
Iroquois White Corn kernels in a bowl.
Photograph of the Lainhart farmhouse with a man, woman and child standing in the yard.
Lainhart Farmhouse
Courtesy of the Guilderland Historical Society
Map of landforms of New York State.
Landforms of New York
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: Facts on File, Inc., 1984 and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Loading dock at a Wegmans store.
Loading Dock
Photo courtesy of Wegmans.
Local products that would typically be found in a general store.
Mantel in the dining room of the More House.
Roll of newsprint paper attached to web offset press.
Chart of seasonality of vegetables in New York State.
Seasonality of Vegetables in New York
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum from data from "New York Harvest Calendar" on the Council on the Environment of New York City website: http://www.cenyc.org/.
Shopping cart full of groceries.
Shopping Cart
Photo courtesy of Wegmans.
Soaker Hose
Soaker Hose
Photograph of soaker hose, National Gardening Association, 2005.
Map of soil regions of New York State.
Soil Regions
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: John Henry Thompson, Geography of New York State, Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University, 1977 and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Image of a typical sprinkler.
Sprinkler
Photograph of a sprinkler, National Gardening Association, 2005.
Top Maple, Apple and Grape Producing Counties.
Top Maple, Apple and Grape Producing Counties
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: New York Agricultural Statistics Service and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Top Milk and Beef Producing Counties.
Top Milk and Beef Producing Counties
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: New York Agricultural Statistics Service and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Map of the Top Wheat, Corn, Oats and Potatoes Producing Counties.
Top Wheat, Corn, Oats and Potatoes Producing Counties
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: New York Agricultural Statistics Service and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Map showing population density per county (persons per square mile).
Total Population Map
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: N.Y.S. Department of Economic Development, State Data Center and U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Tractor trailer truck at a rest stop.
Reproduction turtle rattle.
USDA Hardiness Zones in New York State.
USDA Hardiness Zone Map
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from Cornell Gardening Resources and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Web offset press.
Front page of the 9 April 2005 Wegmans circular.
Weekly Circular
Photo courtesy of Wegmans.