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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 (2000) 74 (2): 162–180.
Published: 01 April 2000
... M. Christie, "Carl C. Taylor, ’Organic Intellectual’ in the New Deal Department of Agriculture" (master’s thesis, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 1996) Gary Dorrien , Soul in Society (Minneapolis: Fortress, 1995 ) 6 Jess Gilbert and Ellen Baker, "Wisconsin Economists...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 314–367.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Sarah T. Phillips; Dale Potts; Adrienne Petty; Mark Schultz; Sam Stalcup; Anne Effland Abstract This group of essays recognizes the sesquicentennial of the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA was created in 1862, part of a body of legislation that the Union was able to enact once free...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 241–243.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Jess Gilbert Sociology in Government: The Galpin-Taylor Years in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1919-1953 . Olaf F. Larson and Julie N. Zimmerman . Copyright 2005 Agricultural History Society 2005 Book Reviews / 241 to lobby Congress for a second County Life Commission during...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 362–370.
Published: 01 April 2021
...David E. Hamilton Abstract Much of the large literature on New Deal farm policies contends that throughout the 1930s and 1940s agrarian and urban liberals battled a conservative agricultural establishment and its allies in the Department of Agriculture’s Extension Service and in Congress over...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Christopher Conz Abstract In 1924 the agricultural department in Lesotho, southern Africa, launched a demonstration program whereby local men performed rural outreach. Studies of agricultural demonstration in Africa and elsewhere have focused on the ways colonial and segregationist states deployed...
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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 (2010) 84 (2): 141–165.
Published: 01 April 2010
... revitalization that lay in new connections between the countryside and the city. In the early twentieth century, as long-settled families departed for urban employment, European immigrant families escaping the mines and mills bought abandoned farms. Motorized transport enabled farming families to send household...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 195–203.
Published: 01 April 2011
... students well, to loving what you do, and helping students to navigate the realities of the job market. Additionally, the article examines the problems and possibilities of advising students in agricultural/ rural history, an area with which many of our peers in history departments are largely unfamiliar...
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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 (2020) 94 (4): 600–628.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew C. Godfrey Abstract In 1918 and 1919, the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company was investigated by the US Bureau of Immigration, the US Department of Labor, and Idaho’s Labor Commission for the living conditions of Mexican laborers under its employ. Ultimately, the sugar corporation was exonerated...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 312–335.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the chain of events, the story of these adoptions equally reflects the influence of human and social factors upon the pattern of agricultural change. Individuals and newspapers were more integral to the process of investigating the uses of Chewings fescue and paspalum than departments and government reports...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (3): 346–360.
Published: 01 July 2004
... the control of ragwort by grazing with sheep; large areas of land cleared in the post-war boom were reverting to weeds; farmers tended to look to the state to assist with their problems and the Department of Agriculture promoted the use of sodium chlorate; farmers were generally highly literate and were...
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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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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 293–324.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Phillip B. Gonzales Abstract At the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848, the United States annexed what had been the Mexican Department of New Mexico, and as it did, it absorbed millions of acres of agro-pastoral land whose parcels had been under a communal system of ownership by Mexican...
Published: 01 August 2023
figure 3. “United Fruit Company Organization” chart showing the new research department under the management of Hartley Rowe, an industrial engineer by training. “Vice-Presidents of the United Fruit Company,” 132. More
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 165–167.
Published: 01 January 2020
.... Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. 360 pp., $39.95, hardback, ISBN 978-0-6749-8425-7. At first glance, the activities of the US Department of Interior seem limited to the management and control of domestic natural resources. In employing the paradoxical title of The Global Interior: Mineral...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 297–299.
Published: 01 April 2020
... transcend an immediate connection to the infamous Syphilis Study. The instances brought to light in this work should supplant that background and help us to place Tuskegee as a more central player in some of the larger medical discoveries of the twentieth century. Hayden McDaniel Alabama Department...
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 (2016) 90 (2): 230–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., the government changed the largest political units of the protectorate to “division.” Progress Report of the Veterinary Department, 1936, VET 1/1, Gambia National Archives, Banjul, the Gambia (hereafter GNA). 2. Veterinary Department, Cattle Notes (General), AGR 1/70; Annual Report, Department...