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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 339–341.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Adam Romero adrom@uw.edu The Defoliation of America: Agent Orange Chemicals, Citizens, and Protests . By Amy M. Hay . Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2021 . 328 pp., $49.95 , hardback, ISBN 9780817321086. Copyright © 2023 the Agricultural History Society 2023...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Max Foran The Rural Entrepreneurs: A History of the Stock and Station Agent Industry in Australia and New Zealand . Simon Ville . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 508 / Agricultural History industrial leaders' assumptions about work roles focused on white men? whether...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 490–492.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Camden Burd Environments of Empire: Networks and Agents of Ecological Change . Edited by Ulrike Kirchberger and Brett M. Bennett . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2020 . 278 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-469-65593-2. © 2020 Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 829–830.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Christopher R. Boyer Panama’s Poor: Victims, Agents, and Historymakers . Gloria Rudolf . Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 Book Reviews / 829 him would hark back to a simpler, more wild vision of the planet. But what Foster fails to provide in terms of historical...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 477–501.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Carmen V. Harris Abstract This essay examines the intersectional experience of African American home demonstration agents in South Carolina between 1910 and 1968. It investigates how gender created common experiences and how white supremacy complicated those commonalities. Both black and white...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 48–83.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Joshua Frens-String Abstract This article examines how Chilean nitrate fertilizer producers and their international marketing agents persuaded farmers in the US South to use nitrogen-rich mineral fertilizers mined from the Atacama Desert, even as cheaper synthetic fertilizers flooded agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 204–227.
Published: 01 April 2007
... ethnic rural groups in which the immigrant or ethnic farm community stands at a cross current to a commercializing countryside, contesting and subverting the very intentions of the agents of the market economy and state interests. The final book is the author’s own recent work in comparative history...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 January 2014
... modified the producer-populist “labor theory of value” to create a “technological surplus value ideology,” which framed invention as productive labor. The firm's initiative to mold McCormick heritage into recognized national history through advertising, sales agents, exhibitions, and ultimately a campaign...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Andrea Gaynor Abstract This paper examines self-sown crops as agents in the agricultural development of Australia’s southern mallee lands from the 1890s to the 1940s. Self-sown crops suggested ways to farm and provided the enticement of an occasional windfall. They assisted with expansion...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., in the 1880s, and Milroy, Minnesota, in the 1950s. Baseball may have been a source of rural nostalgia for city people, but it was the sport of choice for farmers and a powerful cultural agent. © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 NOTES 1. Ralph Birdsall , The Story of Cooperstown...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (3): 384–410.
Published: 01 July 2009
... experience of the problems faced by small farmers in the United States and elsewhere.Moreover, the foundation’s expressed concern for rural poverty does not appear to have been mere posturing by an organization anxious to be seen as an agent of philanthropy. Furthermore, the program’s early work in maize...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 64–98.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., Inc, 1933 ), 81 Agents’ Annual Reports and Statistics, 1901, Vol. 1, Section 1, Item 2067, MS 86-100, CCI-CIMC Papers, p. 24 George S. Edwards , "Estimates of Lake Superior Iron Ore Reserves," Mining World , Apr. 10 , 1909 , p. 694 Samuel Redfern to William G Mather, Nov. 7...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 258–292.
Published: 01 April 2003
... 13 Crosby, "Limited Success Against Long Odds: The Black County Agent," Agricultural History57 (July1983), 277 -88 Crosby, "Building the Country Home: The Black County Agent System, 1906–1940," (Ph.D. diss., Miami University of Ohio, 1977) 14 Karen J. Ferguson, "Caught in ’No Man’s Land...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 356–378.
Published: 01 July 2016
... ); Peters , “Every Farmer Should Be Awakened.” 7. “The County Agent Racket,” Springfield (Colo.) Herald Democrat , Mar. 29, 1929 , 1 . 8. C. L. Nickelson , “Letter to the Editor,” Lamar (Colo.) Daily News , Dec. 8, 1933 , 1 – 2 ; “The Duties of the County Agent...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 193–219.
Published: 01 April 2008
... extension force to a significant degree. Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 Notes 1 Earl William Crosby, "Building the Country Home: The Black County Agent System, 1906-1940" (PhD diss., Miami University of Ohio, 1977) Joel Schor, "The Black Presence In The US Cooperative...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 January 2011
... percent. 13. James Wilson , “Report of the Secretary,” Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture, 1910 ( Washington, DC : GPO , 1911 ), 81 , italics mine. Part of the failure of previous diversification efforts, county farm agents argued, was the limit of federal policy...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 506–530.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Director for 1916," Reel 1 "State Leader Annual Report for 1921," Reel 5, Calif., Annual Narratives and Statistical Reports From State Offices and County Agents, Records of the Extension Service, 1888–1966, Microfilm series T849, RG 33, National Archives and Record Administration, College Park, Md...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 264–287.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Cunningham, “A Personal Word to Members,” Iowa Farm Bureau Messenger 3, no. 2 (1921): 1. 7. “Wanted—A Farm Bureau Song,” Wallaces’ Farmer 46, no. 4 (Jan. 28, 1921): 11; M. C. Burritt, The County Agent and the Farm Bureau (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1922), 123. 8. “Wanted—A Farm...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 July 2019
... History article, covered the work of home extension agents in East Tennessee during the interwar years and notes the importance of social interaction to African American women. Valerie Grim s accounts of sociability among farm women also illuminate our understanding of African American solidarity. Rebecca...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 388–392.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Booth Moton, Field Agent, AAA,” Agricultural History 72, no. 2 (Spring 1998): 446–58. Rebecca Sharpless, Fertile Ground, Narrow Choices: Women on Texas Cotton Farms, 1900–1940 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999); Sharpless, “Southern Women and the Land,” Agricultural History 67...