Robert B. Daugherty, Who Helped Irrigate the Plains, Dies at 88

Outlet: The New York Times Company

November 24, 2010

Robert B. Daugherty, a Nebraska businessman who helped transform the rural landscape into a patchwork of circular fields by popularizing a means of irrigation that used a pipe on wheels pivoting around a central point, died on Wednesday at his home in Omaha. He was 88…

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