April 11, 2005

A look at SIUC's College of Ag. then and now

by K.C. Jaehnig

Things have changed at Southern Illinois University Carbondale since 1955, when the agriculture department received permission to confer degrees and became the School of Agriculture.

Landscaping around the “new” building has softened its rectangular lines.


Old Ag building


New Ag building

cattle rope

Cattle and cowboys no longer mix.



And we've gotten a lot less formal when we sell our produce.