Green, Bob 1969-11-04

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Bob Green, associated with the Southwestern Peanut Growers Association since 1957, gives detailed information on its organization and functions.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bob Green

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Date: November 4, 1969

Location: Gorman, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information related, Discussion of Southwestern Peanut Growers Association, History of its founding, Contract with Commodity Credit Corporation, Organization of price support program, Farmers choose whether or not to participate in program, Grading system explained, Services discontinued when SPGA affiliated with CCC, Improvements made in the peanut industry, Standardized grading system, Warehouse storage, Drying the peanuts, SPGA handles CCC diversion program for peanuts below edible quality, Warehousing of some peanuts, Explanation of CCC program, Reasons for increased production in recent years, Future of peanut industry discussed, Use of the peanut other than as food, Gives reason for location of SPGA headquarters in Gorman, Financial basis of the SPGA, Explanation by Fred Carpenter of the type of records the Southwest Collection is interested in.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: ?-1969

Bulk Dates: ?-1969

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