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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 (2019) 93 (3): 412–436.
Published: 01 July 2019
... are located in the Delta. Dallas, Lafayette, and Pulaski Counties are in south central, southwestern, and central Arkansas. 51. “Capitol Notes,” Arkansas Gazette , June 29, 1913, 8. 52. T. R. Betton, “A Brief History of Agricultural Extension Work Among Negroes in Arkansas,” (np: np, 1962), 2...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 1. Many farmers and agronomists, among them Franz Müller, came to North America on commissioned tours such as the Swiss Mission for Economic Studies in North America in 1919. © Swiss Federal Archives, Bern, E2200.36-07#1000/1741#67*: Wirtschaftliche Studienreise von Schweizern nach More
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 6. FFA student passes the hat among four thousand farmers gathered at the Sioux City (Iowa) Municipal Auditorium to discuss their concerns regarding the 1985 farm bill. Reprinted courtesy of the Sioux City Journal . Photo by Ed Porter. More
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 560–562.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Shawn van Ausdal Enclosed: Conservation, Cattle, and Commerce among the Q'eqchi' Maya Lowlanders . By Liza Grandia . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2012 . 304 pp., $30.00 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-295-99166-5 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 600–628.
Published: 01 October 2020
... [Merrill Nibley] to Smoot, Jan. 8, 1919, Reed Smoot Papers, folder 5, box 41. 83. “Much Suffering among Mexicans,” The Idaho Republican , Jan. 14, 1919, 1. 84. “Friends among Missing,” The Idaho Republican , May 28, 1917, 4; The Idaho Republican , May 18, 1922, 5; The Idaho Recorder , Feb. 25...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 245–272.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., distribution networks, and roles of relief workers, among others, became points of discussion and an open confrontation ensued among different organizations. This article analyzes competing visions of US famine relief to Soviet Russia during the devastating Volga famine of 1921–23. Unofficially presided over...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 491–511.
Published: 01 October 2018
... facilitated the development of rural society in the colony of Victoria. A large number of annual agricultural shows and contests held by local farmers’ associations with active government support encouraged innovation and experimentation among producers by awarding prizes for the best results. Such events...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 April 2009
... acceptance among colonial authorities in the Gold Coast was far from hegemonic. There were important dissenting colonial voices, particularly among agriculturalists, who argued that declining cocoa yields were due to plant diseases, most notably cocoa swollen shoot disease. It was based on the latter’s non...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 158–185.
Published: 01 April 2015
... projects upon colonial Korea, this article explores why Japanese colonial rule accelerated internal conflicts among Koreans, and how the colonial government took a mediating position, rather than simply acting as a super-imposed colonial power. Of particular importance is that the Government-General...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 176–204.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., led to very different outcomes among mobile pastoralists. This article uses extensive archival research as well as paleoclimatological data to map nineteenth-century climate change and to illuminate its impact around the Mediterranean, through case studies in Provence, northern Algeria, and southern...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 84–120.
Published: 01 February 2023
.... The article utilizes Rockefeller Foundation records to examine how disparate meanings of modernization manifested themselves in mundane conflicts. Seemingly petty squabbles among US development actors in Colombia reveal the contours of their distinct views of modernization and demonstrate the need for more...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 423–450.
Published: 01 October 2010
... craft nurserymen marketed tens of thousands of grafted apple trees annually and were among the most commercially oriented farmers in the Old Northwest. © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 Notes 1 Robert Price, Johnny Appleseed: Man & Myth (1954, repr., Urbana: Urbana University...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 414–447.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of varieties used in research and entered into gene bank collections. As scientists and institutions grappled with critiques of the top-down model of development, many sought to address these through more inclusive research practices. As the article shows, accommodating diversity in crops and among cultivators...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 351–382.
Published: 01 August 2023
..., agricultural insurance was among the first and most frequently debated aspects of nineteenth-century attempts to apply insurance to the “social question.” This article explores what François Ewald has termed the “insurantial imaginary” of agricultural insurance by examining debates about which threats could...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 391–415.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., it is poorly understood in the context of early agricultural California. Based on a systematic analysis of the diaries of one California farmer, this essay explores the everyday, local exchange practices of ordinary farmers, especially among neighbors. It finds farmers relying on one another extensively...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 68–86.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of scientific knowledge helped accelerate the transition to industrialized, high-input farming. The article stresses the agency of farmers, who were key players in a complex of web of negotiations among experts, advisors, officials, and practitioners that spanned several generations. For farmers facing a wide...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 22–44.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Seth Bernstein; Robert Cherny Abstract In 1922 a group of Americans moved from the Pacific Northwest to Soviet Russia to settle an agricultural commune they called Seattle. The Seattle Commune was one among many enterprises founded by foreign sympathizers in the new Soviet republic. All...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 470–490.
Published: 01 October 2014
...-cow” functioned as a much needed public relations ambassador for an industry in turmoil and as a highly gendered symbol of agrarian nostalgia at a time when new technologies upended traditional methods of dairy farming and revolutionized the consumer marketplace. Most celebrated among...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 491–516.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of their economic participation. Examination of the bureaus' records and extant testimonies of Pima leaders deepens contemporary understanding of the common aims of government officials and Pima farmers, the sources of tension among these stakeholders, and the mechanisms by which Pima laborers adapted economic...