Women Working on Farms Helped Win World War II

The attack on Pearl Harbor 77 years ago today plunged the country into a major effort to ramp up all types of production. As farmers were being drafted into the military, millions of women from all walks of life volunteered to work on farms to boost production of the most critical war material of all–food. On this edition of AGRICULTURE USA, Gary Crawford talks with an expert about what was known as the Women’s Land Army.