Rio Grande Valley - Oral Histories

Eligio (Kika) de la Garza - Part 03

Title

Eligio (Kika) de la Garza - Part 03

Identifier

ELIBR-0078-3

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Creation Date

10-8-2009

Description

0:00 Introduction.
0:35 General committee work.
1:15 Can you tell us about your days working on the agriculture committee before you became chairman?
3:00 Agriculture committee background.
6:00 Third world countries became more involved in shipments.
9:17 What kind of issues did you discuss in the committee?
10:00 Grapefruit in Rio Grande Valley.
13:00 Production and agriculture.
14:32 Import and export vegetables.
16:55 Third world countries became more involved in shipments.
18:00 The port of Brownsville was the major port.
20:00 How Technology started to be involved?
21:40 Grapefruit in Rio Grande Valley.
26:00 What are the benefits that the Valley has in the agriculture field?
33:00 Research in agricultural production.
36:30 Russia circumstances of production.
38:00 Vegetables and fruits to the operation of agriculture.
40:15 What areas besides the Valley do you think are good for growing grapefruit?
44:00 Transportation.
46:30 Has the agriculture at South Texas has increased?
48:00 Producing Electricity for both sides of the River.
52:18 Is there is an agreement between United States and Mexico for the Electricity?
53:00 Saving money for the government and the people.
54:00 Can you talk about the purposes of committee work?
56:00 Is there anything else that you want to add?

Format

.MP4

Length

1:03:36

Language

English

Eligio (Kika) de la Garza - Part 03

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