VIDEOS 2013

Short-Lived Agriculture Boom Leads to the 1980s Farm Crisis
Jul 1, 2013 | 00:04:06

Extensive land loans, high land prices, and low interest rates combine in the 1970s to build the short-lived agricultural boom.

Factors Leading to the Farm Crisis
Jul 1, 2013 | 00:03:34

Changes in federal policy and international politics in the 1970s result in higher interest rates, increased agricultural commodity supply, and usher...

Farmers Lose Hope
Jul 1, 2013 | 00:05:53

Farmers and others involved in agriculture quickly lose hope and find themselves in overwhelming debt.

Debating Farm Crisis Causes and Solutions
Jul 1, 2013 | 00:03:15

Politicians and policymakers debate the causes and solutions for the farm crisis.

Activism During the Farm Crisis
Jul 1, 2013 | 00:03:43

Farmers, politicians, and activists rally around the farm crisis.

Farm Crisis Impact on Rural Communities
Jul 1, 2013 | 00:03:40

The farm crisis affects more than farmers as it spreads to small town communities, rural businesses, and even cities where agricultural machinery plants...

Federal Policy Changes During the Farm Crisis
Jul 1, 2013 | 00:03:27

New agricultural policy is developed and existing policy changed during the 1980s in reaction to the farm crisis.

Agriculture Changes as a Result of the Farm Crisis
Jul 1, 2013 | 00:02:43

Agriculture is changed as a result of the farm crisis and has became what it is today.

Farm Families Changed by the Farm Crisis
Jul 1, 2013 | 00:04:55

Farmers and their families are forever changed as a result of the farm crisis.

Farming Today Still Impacted by the Farm Crisis
Jul 1, 2013 | 00:03:18

Farming today is still impacted by the 1980s farm crisis.