Interview with Charles W. Meadows, May 15, 1987

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Manager of Southern States Farm Supply Store, Fleming County, Flemingsburg, personal background, services and products offered by Southern States, concept of the co-op, different ownership patterns for Southern States stores, different products used in preparing a tobacco plant bed including gas, plastic, canvas etc., restricted use of chemicals and farmer training, resistence to training by farmers, products used to prepare tobacco fields, herbicides, disease control, competition among chemical companies, sucker control, pest control, products used in curing process, construction of baling boxes, mechanization, decline of small family farm in favor of agri-business, use of credit by farmers, importance of tobacco to farmers

Interview Accession

1995oh180_ff510

Interviewee Name

Charles W. Meadows

Interviewer Name

John Klee

Interview Date

1987-05-15

Interview Keyword

Heritage farms

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Meadows, Charles W. Interview by John Klee. 15 May. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Meadows, C.W. (1987, May 15). Interview by J. Klee. Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Meadows, Charles W., interview by John Klee. May 15, 1987, Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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