American farmers explain lessons learned from the dustbowl disaster, in Dalhart, Texas.
Dalhart Texas USA Date:1960, February 7 Duration:3 min 53 sec Sound:Yes
Lewis Thaddeus Nordyke, newspaperman and author,speaks about hard lessons learned from the dustbowl experience of the past, particularly regarding soil conservation. A government agriculture expert counsels a farmer, as they kneel over a seedling. A field of healthy crops. A farmer on a cultivator. A farm in Dalhart, Texas. Farmer, Garland Palmer, explains why he stayed on his land after the dustbowl experience. Farmer, Harold H. Hogue, leaning against his tractor, tells of farming experience in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. He attributes ultimate success to irrigation. Views of irrigation systems employed on farm. Farmer, Orville H. Finch, expresses his confidence in the future of farming. Expansive views
of farm fields.
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