Fischgrabe, O. Dale 2016-07-27

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This interview features Dale Fischgrabe, who discusses his background, working in Soil Conservation Service (SCS), and the differences of the SCS from the past as opposed to the SCS of the present.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dale Fischgrabe

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: July 27, 2016

Location: Moody, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:51:46


Background information, growing up; His introduction to and working for SCS; Reasons why Texas SCS operates differently from other states; How other states impacted how he operated in SCS; The role of a deputy in SCS; How the work of the SCS changed in the eighties; Changes that spurred SCS differences, past to the present; GMO’s in agriculture; What he sees in the future for SCS; Andy and Dale discuss a photo and the people in the photo; Living in Lubbock

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: Transcript available on dspace

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