Recording Date: 1976
Homer Ayres, Tony Dechant, and Bill Walker speak about the California anti-trust lawsuit when ranchers won a $32 million judgment against the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company in 1927. Other topics were price fixing, 'Beef-in,' and a Federal Trade Commission (F.T.C.) investigation suggested by Farmers Union President Johnson. A different man who represents the National Farmers Union speaks about energy policy and food policy, world food shortage, embargo on sales to Russia, grain marketing, and world trade. The last speaker is a man who talks about agricultural policy, Alliance for Food, the embargo by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Earl Butz, national food reserve, Food Stamp Program, and a national food policy.
South Dakota Farmers Union -- Congresses and conventions; Agriculture -- South Dakota -- Societies, etc.; Agriculture, Cooperative -- South Dakota; Ayres, Homer; Dechant, Tony; Walker, Bill; Antitrust laws; Energy policy; Embargo; Food supply; Agricultural laws and legislation
Sound Recording - Non-Musical
Open reel audiotapes
South Dakota State University
"South Dakota Farmers Union 1976 Convention" (2020). South Dakota Farmer’s Union Audio Recordings. 56.