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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 742–744.
Published: 01 October 2002
...David Vaught American Agriculture in the Twentieth Century: How It Flourished and What It Cost . Bruce L. Gardner . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 742 / Agricultural History "Turnip" Townshend, however, inhabitants introduced new crop rotations. Innovations...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 338–353.
Published: 01 April 2002
... in Retrospect, 1971–1977 (Tuskegee, Ala.: Tuskegee Institute, Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, 1977), 75 30 Farm Service Agency, USDA, "Fact Sheet: Loans for Socially Disadvantaged Persons," retrieved 3 March 2002 from fttp://www.fsa.usda.gov/pas/publications/facts/pubfacts.htm. The High Cost...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 404–406.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Tanya Matthan Cultivating Knowledge: Biotechnology, Sustainability, and the Human Cost of Cotton Capitalism in India . By Andrew Flachs . Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 2019 . 248 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-8165-3963-5. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Anne B. W. Effland The Human Cost of Food: Farmworkers’ Lives, Labor, and Advocacy . Charles D. Thompson, Jr. and Melinda F. Wiggins . Copyright 2004 Agricultural History Society 2004 Book Reviews / 365 The Human Cost ofFood: Farmworkers' Lives, Labor, and Advocacy. Ed? ited...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 414–416.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Philip R. P. Coelho The Hidden Cost of Economic Development: The Biological Standard of Living in Antebellum Pennsylvania . Timothy Cuff . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 Agricultural History Summer represents a non-Amish worldview is rare.But prior to thisJames has...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 463–480.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Federal Reclamation? (New York: American Enterprise Association, 1955 ), V Pitzer, Grand Coulee, 357–70 24 U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Story of the Columbia Basin Project, 36 "Relative Costs and Benefits of Land Reclamation in the Humid Southeast and the Semiarid...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 268–269.
Published: 01 April 2011
...James C. Giesen Cotton and Race in the Making of America: The Human Costs of Economic Power . By Gene Dattel . Chicago : Ivan R. Dee , 2009 . 416 pp., $28.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-56663-747-3 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Agricultural History Spring early...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 269–271.
Published: 01 October 2012
...J. Vincent Lowery Back to the Land: Arthurdale, FDR's New Deal, and the Costs of Economic Planning . By C. J. Maloney . Hoboken, NJ : Wiley , 2011 . 300 pp., $26.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-470-61063-3 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 2012 Book Reviews The book...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 102–138.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and irrefutable link between Monsanto’s herbicide and carcinogenesis. But if we look to history, we see that there are some troubling realities about producing Roundup in the first place. Documenting the supply-side ecological costs of Roundup manufacture, this article questions the efficacy of a decentralized...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 414–447.
Published: 01 August 2023
... and cultures entailed costs that ultimately limited the longevity and effectiveness of some enterprises that sought to maximize inclusivity. Schneider also observed some of the challenges that inhered in the memory-banking method. In his assessment, these included chiefly the “absence of uniformity in local...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 502–524.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of the building costs for their farmsteads and the positive effects of timber regulations in the eighteenth century, including self-regulation by peasants. In addition, while previous studies have accentuated the peasants' thefts of wood after losing their entitlements to the lords' forests due to the reform...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 68–86.
Published: 01 January 2014
... range of difficult issues, cognitive simplicity on the plant nutrition front was more important than the side effects of excessive fertilizer use: wasting thoughts would have cost more than wasting resources. At the same time, acting against the advice of scientific experts produced an anxiety...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 591–605.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Sara Egge Abstract During the nineteenth century printing costs decreased with new technological innovations, and in the United States, the use of written propaganda skyrocketed as a means to share ideas. By the early twentieth century, producing and disseminating this literature had become...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nathan M. Sorber Abstract This article explores the social origins and mobility patterns of the first student cohorts at the land-grant colleges in Maine, Massachusetts, and New York. The author finds that the scientific curricula, advanced academic standards, and tuition costs at the early land...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 36–68.
Published: 01 January 2021
... to managerial business practices like cost accounting. The books, which enslavers prized for their ability to monitor overseers and discipline recordkeeping habits, were one part of a violent, capitalist, and chaotic system of extracting cotton from enslaved people and southern soils, rather than a sign...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 January 2021
... reasons for the anomaly through evidence drawn largely from recently unearthed archival material in Johor, Peninsular Malaysia’s southernmost state. Historians have usually stressed post–harvest coordination challenges stemming from a combination of quality requirements, processing cost economies...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 January 2013
... and application of labor-saving harvesting machinery lowered the production cost of wheat. By the early 1860s the colonial wheat frontier had moved far inland to the edge of the vast virgin plains bordering Central Victoria to the north. This shift would greatly simplify later largescale northern agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (3): 283–322.
Published: 01 July 2009
... the rising cost of agrochemicals compelled Maya to return to plantation labor in the 1970s, synthetic fertilizers simply shifted, rather than alleviated, Mayan dependency on the cash economy. By highlighting Mayan farmers’ historical narratives and delineating the relationship between agricultural science...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (3): 352–383.
Published: 01 July 2009
...KENNETH SYLVESTER; GEOFF CUNFER Abstract The Green Revolution of the 1960s brought about a dramatic rise in global crop yields. But, as most observers acknowledge, this has come at a considerable cost to biodiversity. Plant breeding, synthetic fertilizers, and mechanization steadily narrowed...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (3): 346–360.
Published: 01 July 2004
... working out on the farm; and, perhaps most importantly, the widespread drive for independence from farm workers and neighbors. Sodium chlorate seemed to promise a solution to the control of ragwort without the high financial and personal cost of finding additional labor. Copyright 2004 Agricultural...