Pork, beef, and sugar crops processed at farms and factories in United States to meet war demand in World War 2
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:3 min 32 sec Sound:Yes
Agricultural progress in the America during World War II, with increased production to meet wartime needs. Pigs, hogs, and piglets on a farm. Trees in the background. Vehicles pass in front of a pork butcher and processing factory. Truck in front says "HH Green" on side. Sign in background of shot says "Morrell" (this is possibly the John Morrell & Co. Packing Plant in Ottumwa Iowa). Butcher workers with cleavers cut and process pork on moving assembly line. Beef cattle graze on a field. Tractor operated on a farm field. View of beef cattle stockyards at butcher and processing factories for meat. Butcher operations for beef cattle seen on moving assembly line. Farmers harvest feed crops for meat production. A feed shed filled to the top. Farmer harvests sugarcane and drives wagon filled with sugarcane, pulled by horses. Farmer on tractor on a sugarcane field. A tall harvesting machine cuts sugarcane in the field at harvest. Farmer on a sugar beet field. A mechanical seed splitting machine is shown. Farmer holding shafts with sugar beet seeds attached. Sorghum plants are shown and described as a new source of sugar. A man feeds harvested sorghum plants into a pressing machine to extract sorghum liquid for sugar.
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