Farm production for war effort in World War 2 with farming and processing of hemp, dried milk and dried eggs in United States
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:3 min 20 sec Sound:Yes
Agricultural progress motivated by the demands of World War II production in the United States. American farmer holding raw hemp for making rope. Farmers in Kentucky or Tennessee harvesting hemp to replace sources lost in the Philippines due to war in the Pacific. Hemp seed harvesting in southern states. A bag of hemp seed. Thick planting of the seeds yields straight, long fiber hemp plants. A boy on a farm stands next to tall hemp plants. A tall harvester attachment is seen cutting the hemp plants at harvest. Workers tie hemp plants in bundles and stack them for breaking. Hands of a man shown tearing and testing strong hemp fibers on a dried hemp plant stalk. Butter and milk bottles stacked closely in a cooler. Large metal bins of eggs are shown. Exterior view of a factory for egg drying. A tank truck parked outside the plant containing broken raw eggs to save space. Large dryers are shown producing a dried golden yellow powder from the eggs. Factory worker sits at a vibrating table that shakes and sifts the dried egg powder and loads it into bags. Scrambled eggs cooked in a pan over a stove. View of raw dozen eggs and packaged box of dried eggs side by side. The small box of one dozen eggs weighs only 5 ounces. View of a wooden barrel that holds the dried equivalent of 5000 eggs. Cows graze on a field. A milk tank truck parked at a drying factory. Cans of dried milk move on a factory assembly line. A machine applies a lid to each can. A wall of 15 gallon barrels of dried milk are shown, each containing the equivalent of 150 gallons of raw milk. Blocks of cheese shown in a dairy case display.
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