Agriculture in the great depression
Image above: a typical farming family during the great depression harvesting potatoes.
During the great depression main factors being wind, drought and flooding. Wether touched every part of farm life during the 1930s, in the York country family’s didn’t have enough heat to sustain a farm, alike most of the townspeople farmers raised most of their own food, pussy, chickens, milk, beef from their own Mrs Williams and vegetables from their own . During the great depression family’s from farms got together mainly at churches to exchange the little items that they had including cotton, vegetables, meat, and homemade items
When the dryness, heat and Joe hoes destroyed the weed crops farmers were left with little money to buy the groceries and or make farm payments. Some farmers lost all hope in there farm during the great depression and ended up having to pack and move away to where they could begin a new life.
During the great depression many men moved away and gained government jobs alike building new roads and bridges. By the early 1940s the normal rainfall returned and government federal agency’s helped out with increasing farm prices and helped improve soil quality at around about the same time the government pushed for electricity to reach farm houses making the farm life easier and safer.
The great depression was a severe problem worldwide also known as the [economic depression] it occurred during the 1930s-1940s prior to world war 2 the time in which the great depression occurred varied across the nations the great depression was the most significant depression during the 20th century the great depression is one of many examples of how far the world’s economy had a decline the depression originated in the us aster the dramatic fall of stock prices that began on the 4th of September 1929 and became news worldwide with the stock market crash of October 29th some nationality’s recovered by the mid-1930s in...