Jones, Nolan R 1974-05-30
Hereford dairyman Nolan Jones discusses his career and operation.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Nolan R. Jones
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: May 30, 1974
Location: Hereford, Texas
Interviewer: Jeff Townsend
Length: 35 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Early recollections,
Moved to Hereford to begin dairy operation (1958),
Previous dairy experience noted,
Reasons for moving to Hereford,
100 per cent participation in dairy cooperative claimed,
Dry lot operation explained,
Dairy schedule given,
High cost of ration examined,
Veterinarian, drug costs noted,
Influence of weather claimed,
Speculation on causes for decline in dairies since 1958,
Market system explored,
Milking procedure discussed,
Attitude toward expansion given,
Conflict of interest with feedlots cited,
Reasons for decline in dairies (again),
Advocacy of registered herd cited.
Tape 1, Side 2: Production statistics given
Computerized records discussed.
Range Dates: 1958-1974
Bulk Dates: 1958-1974
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