Interview with Harold "Hal" Hamilton, July 24, 1989

Project: Kentucky Conservationists Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Ky. Farmlands Committee-- farmer's motives for selling farms for development changing farm conditions 1970s-1980s-- role of Community Farm Alliance benefits of family farms v. agribusiness U.S. farm policies v. Dutch French policies-- CFA (as member of National Family Farm Coalition)-- lobbying 1985 farm bill-- Ky. farmer's attitudes to soil and water conservation-- attitudes to no-till corn-- New Farm Coalition-- creation of Community Farm Alliance-- importance of tobacco program to Ky. farmers-- creation Ky. Burley Tobacco Grower's Coop. by John Berry-- Sr.-- personal sources of his commitment environmental protection-- need for economic and environmental policy that protects land and rural communities-- advice to new conservationists.

Interview Accession

1989oh166_env020

Interviewee Name

Harold "Hal" Hamilton

Interviewer Name

Louise Chawla

Caroline Chadwell

Interview Date

1989-07-24

Interview Keyword

Hal Hamilton

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Hamilton, Harold Interview by Louise Chawla. 24 Jul. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hamilton, H. (1989, July 24). Interview by L. Chawla. Kentucky Conservationists Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hamilton, Harold, interview by Louise Chawla. July 24, 1989, Kentucky Conservationists Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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