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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 545–568.
Published: 01 April 2000
... Animals, Tractors, and the United States Department Agriculture of GEORGE B. ELLENBERG Beginning around 1920, tractor and draft animal advocates clashed over the issue of what type of power best suited American agriculture. Each side in this debate pursued its own agenda and each looked out for its own...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 314–367.
Published: 01 July 2013
... areas of departmental concern during this period, from chemistry and plant industry to economics and engineering, but its main stem is primarily an outgrowth of the work of the Bureau of Soils Soil Survey of the United States. Initiated in 1899, the mission of the US Soil Survey, then as now...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of correspondence, federal records, promotional materials, photographs, and news articles related to the two fairs reveals that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) envisioned a subordinate and ancillary role for African Americans in its vision of industrial agriculture. The exhibits at both fairs...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Chrissy Lutz; Dawn Herd-Clark Abstract Social interactions among African American women in Georgia’s Black Belt during the years between the world wars helped those women to improve their lives. Fort Valley State College and the Extension Service of the United States Department of Agriculture...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 412–438.
Published: 01 October 2005
... by a cooperative effort, which included the National Safety Council, the United States Department of Agriculture, land grant colleges, and the nation’s rural youth organizations. However, efforts to impose more stringent regulations faced resistance from farmers after the creation of the Occupational Safety...
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Published: 01 February 2023
contrasts, and on nonmechanized farms, demand could range as high as twenty to thirty times the “normal” during harvest. Based on chart in Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture, 1917 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1918), 544–45 (chart found in G. Wright, “American More
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 29–53.
Published: 01 May 2022
... . Departmental staff's publications included E. Ballard, Cotton Growing in Queensland ; Wells and Veitch, Cotton Growing in Queensland . 48. “To Our Readers,” Queensland Agricultural Journal 1, pt. 1, July 1897, 1; Department of Agriculture and Stock Annual Report 1922–23 , QPP, vol. 2, 1924, 9...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 133–135.
Published: 01 April 2000
... become annual affairs, have most often been held on university campuses, and sponsors generally include the Society, the United States Department of Agriculture, and other agencies. The proceedings have continued to be published as issues of Agricultural History and, in a few instances, as separate hard...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 April 2021
... 1947–1956 , ed. Gregory Murphy (Bethesda: University Publications of America, 1990), reel 32. 33. American Embassy, Canberra to the Department of State, “United States and Australian Negotiations with Japan,” Dec. 6, 1956, entry NARS A-1#2, box 552, Foreign Agricultural Service, RG 166, National...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 132–171.
Published: 01 January 2021
... the Subcommittee on Foreign Agricultural Policy of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate , 93rd Cong., 2nd sess. (Apr. 4, 1974), Committee Print, 1, 4. 39. Ruttan, U.S. Development Assistance Policy , 174; and Ruttan, “The Politics of U.S. Food Aid Policy,” 27. See also Wallerstein...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 313–330.
Published: 01 April 2021
...-Partisan League, 1915–1922 (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1955). For data on agricultural productivity in this period, see Ralph A. Loomis and Glen T. Barton, “Productivity of Agriculture, United States, 1870–1958,” US Department of Agriculture Bulletin 1238 (Washington, DC: US Department...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 211–226.
Published: 01 April 2000
..., Colonial Times to 1970, 1975 Gladys L. Baker and Wayne D. Rasmussen, The Department of Agriculture (New York: Praeger, 1972 ) Gladys L. Baker , et al., Century of Service: The First Hundred Years of the United States Department of Agriculture (Washington, D.C.: Centennial...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 373–397.
Published: 01 July 2011
...: Johns Hopkins University Press , 1997 ), 153 – 72 ; Robert Kohler , “The PhD Machine: Building on the Collegiate Base,” Isis 81 ( Dec. 1990 ): 638 – 62 ; Paul Burnett , “The Visible Land: Agricultural Economics, Export Agriculture, and International Development in the United States...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Robert Mark Spaulding Abstract This paper examines how the rise and fall of Polish agriculture affected the larger political and economic relationships among Poland and three key members of the western alliance--the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Federal Republic of Germany...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 209–229.
Published: 01 April 2016
... ). 6. J. W. Turrentine , “The Preparation of Fertilizer from Municipal Waste,” in Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture: 1914 ( Washington, DC : GPO , 1915 ), 295 – 310 ; Carl Vrooman , “Stop Tremendous Manure Waste,” 1917 , entry 139, box 4, Records of the Division...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 383–413.
Published: 01 August 2023
... Botánico de Lancetilla , 71 . 34. Ferleger, “Uplifting American Agriculture” ; Marcus and Lowitt, “United States Department of Agriculture” ; Rosenberg, No Other Gods . 35. Dean, “Green Wave of Coffee.” 36. McCook, States of Nature , 24 . See also Vessuri, “Academic Science...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 799–822.
Published: 01 October 2000
... and Gladys L. Baker, The Department of Agriculture (New York: Praeger, 1972 ) Paul Gates , The Farmer’s Age: Agriculture, 1815–1860 (New York: Harper & Row, 1960 ) Clarence Danhof , Change in Agriculture: The Northern United States, 1820–1870 (Cam¬ bridge: Harvard University...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 230–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
... national archives, Banjul, the Gambia (hereafter Gna). 2. Veterinary department, Cattle notes (General), aGr 1/70; annual report, department of agriculture, 1933 1934, aGr 1/19, Gna. 3. dorothy l. Hodgson, Taking stock: state Control, Ethnic identity and Pastoralist devel- 243 Agricultural History Spring...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (4): 497–504.
Published: 01 October 2004
... for a number of years. He served as chief historian of the United States Department of Agriculture for thirty-four years, secretarytreasurer of the Agricultural History Society for thirty-eight years, and earned the honorary title Dean of Agricultural Historians for his accomplishments and service...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 448–462.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Harry S. Truman. January 1 to December 31, 1946 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1962 ), 418 -19 21 Northwest Farm News , 11 July1946 U.S. Department of the Interior, Columbia Basin Project, Final Environmental Statement (1976...