Farmers sort wheat yield transported in cargo ships, and others work in a corn granary in the United States.
United States USA Date:1941 Duration:2 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Department of Agriculture documentary depicts how rural America used machines to achieve production at a terrible cost to the land and people including erosion and poverty. Factories on banks. Wheat yield from 15000 acres of field in a single cargo ship underway. Men operate machines to sort and separate wheat. Wheat harvesters at work. Smoke from stacks. Close up views of young girls and boys from poverty stricken farming families. Farmers work in a corn granary to store their crop. Vast reserves in the granary stored by farmers to preserve a market for their crop in the face of overproduction and glut in the market for wheat driving down prices. A farmer inspects and tastes corn grown on his field.
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