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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Larry and Betty Kelley, December 9, 1999. Interview K-0511. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Factory farming destroys farm knowledge through segmentation

Larry Kelley claims that factory farming has isolated the elements of the farming process from one another to such a degree that even farmers are losing some of the basic skills of a rural or farming lifestyle, like dressing a turkey.

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Oral History Interview with Larry and Betty Kelley, December 9, 1999. Interview K-0511. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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