Farmers work in patterned fields and terrace farms in the United States.
United States USA Date:1941 Duration:5 min 0 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. Cargo ships with wheat yield underway off shore. Smoke from the ship stacks. Industrial areas and wheat fields. Farm land and terrace farms. Farmers with horses work on farms and in fields. Cattle graze in fields. Patterned fields to hold the soil. Patterned land enriched with phosphate. Farmers talk about their land and farming problems. Farming and farmland in the Carolinas, Oregon, New Mexico, Indiana, Texas Plains and parts of the North West United States. Houses in Pennsylvania. A farmer with his wife and child look over their farm. Tilled land. Homeless people wait for government supplied food. Machines at work in fields and on farms.
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