The Farm Crisis
Extensive land loans, high land prices, and low interest rates combine in the 1970s to build the short-lived... 04:06
Four different farm families each come to farming through different means. Each will is impacted by the 1980s farm... 05:30
Sharp declines in agricultural supplies worldwide in the 1970s result in increased profits for producers, higher land... 02:05
Changes in federal policy and international politics in the 1970s result in higher interest rates, increased... 03:34
Farmers and others involved in agriculture quickly lose hope and find themselves in overwhelming debt. 05:53
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Program Description: The farm crisis of the 1980s is explored and the families who struggled through it are showcased.
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