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Kenneth McClain, a rancher and a millwright, talks about the challenges of being a cow-calf cattleman who leases land in the Manatee County area. He specifically discusses land use by cattle men, leasing land for ranching, land owners selling land that ranchers are leasing, moving cattle, pasture maintenance, the beef cattle industry, developers and greed, rural development in Parrish Florida, and the migration of Florida farmers to Tennessee. He also discusses the history of land leasing in Florida.
Land use, Rural, Ranching, Leases, Florida, Manatee County
1 sound file ( 44 min.) : digital, MP3 file + ;
Land use, Rural; Ranching; Leases
Florida; Manatee County
Oral history; Online audio; interview
University of South Florida
McClain, Kenneth, "Kenneth McClain" (2008). West Central Florida Land Use Oral History Project. 9.