Henry Cantwell Wallace — American Activist born on December 30, 1866,

Henry Cantwell "Harry" Wallace was an American farmer, journalist, and political activist who served as the Secretary of Agriculture from 1921 to 1924. He was the father of Henry A. Wallace, who would follow in his footsteps as Secretary of Agriculture under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He was editor of Wallaces' Farmer from 1916 to 1921... (wikipedia)

People in cities may forget the soil for as long as a hundred years, but Mother Nature's memory is long and she will not let them forget indefinitely.
To destroy a standing crop goes against the soundest instincts of human nature.