The operation of a family-sized farm and electrical benefits given by the Rural Electrification Administration in the U.S.
United States USA Date:1946 Duration:3 min 29 sec Sound:Yes
Average family size farms struggle for existence while big-scale operations turn agriculture into a profitable assembly line in the United States. Cattle graze in a farm. A man milks a cow. Small farmers sitting on a street ideally. A Rural Electrification Administration member presides a conference to support small farmers. A sign : 'Dairymen's Cooperative Assn'. A milkman unloads milk containers from a truck. A sign : 'Hunterdon Cooperative G.L.F. Service Inc.'. Exterior of the Rural Electrification Administration (REA) office. The manager of the REA and a small farmer seated at a table. Various posters in the office. An animated map of a lightening power project by REA. An official delivers a speech on a power project installed by the REA. People cheer for him. Huts on a farm. A man loads a hay stack on a cart. A man pours wheat grains in a wheat grinding mill. A woman cooks food in a modern kitchen. Hay stacks on the farm. A woman uses a hand pump. A woman feed hens. Two horses on the farm.
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