SEGMENT: ACTIVITIES, GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS, & FARM BUSINESS
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- FAMILY ACTIVITIES
- First real vacation in first new car to Yellowstone with family. A farm hand and neighbor took care of things. First television in 1949 & stopped going to the movies. Better TV programs in past.
- FARM ORGANIZATIONS
- Discusses involvement in farming organizations & his positions in these organizations. After he became established as a farmer he tried to do things for his community.
- COMMODITY PRICES
- Farm Prices and Government Policy Discussion of milk prices in late 1940's & now. Compares milk prices with automobile prices.
- GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS
- Kennedy Administration program focusing on farming for markets. Markets opened, into the 1970's. Discussion of productivity & prices of farm products. Talks of need for an American farming export board like many other countries.
- FARM BUSINESS
- Discussion of how much more land you need today to make a living & higher taxes today. Farmers tried to "make room" for their sons takes great amount of capital. Discussion of how Don's father helped his offspring get started farming.