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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 735–736.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Bruce Bigelow Wetlands Drainage, River Modification, and Sectoral Conflict in the Lower Illinois Valley, 1890–1930 . John Thompson . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 Book Reviews / 735 Wetlands Drainage, River Modification, and Sectoral Conflict in the Lower Illinois...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 451–478.
Published: 01 October 2010
... of control over western irrigation, flood control, and range and mineral policies. Yet Progressive Era national policymakers were also deeply interested in wetlands drainage. In the early 1900s they launched an abortive movement to nationalize drainage in the hopes of creating new farms, improving public...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 386–388.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of the inhabitants of the Fens and other nearby wetlands in eastern England ( the Fennish, as Boyce calls them); the draining of those wetlands in the early modern era; and the fierce resistance to drainage and enclosure sustained over centuries by the region s commoners. The book covers the span of recorded...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 493–519.
Published: 01 October 2011
... limitations and political obstacles in their efforts to conquer water, accomplishing only parts of the grandiose vision. Ultimately, salty waters and poor drainage doomed the project. While the livestock industry survived and the oil business thrived in the subsequent decades, the dream of idyllic irrigated...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of the agricultural practices adopted by the country’s first canegrowers, noting a lack of careful cultivation and plowing, fertilizer use, drainage, and paddock design. Various reasons for the use of these "inadequate techniques" are discussed in this essay, with the conclusion being offered that the most important...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 291–292.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., paperback, ISBN 9780-87351-995-3. When traveling through the rural Midwest it is difficult not to notice the drainage ditches that manage the landscapes. After reading Cheri Register s The Big Marsh, it may be difficult to ignore these alterations to the land and not wonder what was there before...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 614–616.
Published: 01 July 2002
..., or the improvement of agricultural lands through drainage, irrigation, and other manipulations of water resources. Her focus is on two small regions, Ostmunsterland in Westphalia and Havelland in Brandenburg, both of which were transformed in the nine? teenth century from lands of heaths, moors, bogs, and swamps...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 289–291.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Press, 2016. 272 pp., $17.95, paperback, ISBN 9780-87351-995-3. When traveling through the rural Midwest it is difficult not to notice the drainage ditches that manage the landscapes. After reading Cheri Register s The Big Marsh, it may be difficult to ignore these alterations to the land and not wonder...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 January 2013
... but not always liked, especially when applied to non-wastelands. The next stage in the improvement process was the better use of unimproved land, by drainage, applying better technology, using more appropriate crops, and the intensification of farming practice. This often depended on the actions of individuals...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 741–742.
Published: 01 October 2002
... in the eighteenth century, reclamation of acidic, waterlogged soils through drainage and chalking converted this to wheat country. The process involved opening up small irregular fields, decimation of timber, disputations over commons, and the drama of dried peat shrinking and blowing away until clay was thrown...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 109–110.
Published: 01 January 2005
... scientists associated with the emerging land-grant college movement and the United States Department of Agriculture. To illustrate this point, Strom focuses on three issues, drainage, irrigation, and dry-land farming that separated Hill from his more educated opponents and ultimately isolated him from...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 560–561.
Published: 01 October 2010
.... In this charismatic narrative, Davis weaves together themes of Florida history, wetland drainage, environmental renaissance, creation of Everglades National Park, and restoration. Born in 1890 Douglas was an only child who found refuge inbooks. After graduating fromWellesley College and a shortmarriage, she reunited...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., by drainage, applying better technology, using more appropriate crops, and the intensification of farming practice. This often depended on the actions of individuals as well as the diffusion of best practice. Thus the volume is completed with essays on improvement on widely separated gentry estates: Elizabeth...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 742–744.
Published: 01 October 2002
..., and on the heavy clays of East Anglia and the Home Counties, although these were not the wastelands often repre- sented. Primarily pasture in the eighteenth century, reclamation of acidic, waterlogged soils through drainage and chalking converted this to wheat country. The process involved opening up small...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 272–288.
Published: 01 April 2002
... were sufficient, but the farmers were insistent and ultimately had their way. Means recommended drainage and discipline. The drainage was expen? sive, but the farmers obviously preferred adding to their payments over accepting limitations on their use of water. Over the next two decades, the Rec...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 166–190.
Published: 01 April 2004
... ,^ A Report on the Rio Puerco Drainage: Its Land-Use History and Its Present-Day Economy (Albuquerque: USDA, Soil Conservation Service, 1937 ): 10 . 11 Robert Julyan , The Place Names of New Mexico (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996 ), 54 , 317 Frank McNitt...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 April 2004
.... Hidinger, "The Drainage Situation in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas," Washington, D. C., 1910 typescript, copy in South Texas Archives and Special Collections [hereafter STASC], Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Box 733, 3–6 W. N. Hall, "A Report on the Construction of Tile Drains on the Howard...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 419–433.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., Office of the Rich County Clerk, Randolph, Utah. 32 Utah State Engineer , In the District Court of the First Judicial District, In and For the County of Rich, State of Utah, In the Matter of the General Determination of Rights to the Use of Water of Bear River Drainage Area in Rich County...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 438–466.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Ontario basin built a number of east-west moraines, with the Vinemount moraine stretching across Saltfleet Township.13 A farm's relative position to the esearpment determined a number of geo? physical and climactic characteristics, evident in soil type, drainage, and temperature patterns. Climate-wise...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 224–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... drainage and colonization plan, described the same areas as “pastures, woodlands with sheep, cows, and pigs but empty and without human settlement.” The myth of the “empty land,” however, was not unique to southern Tuscany. Franz Pesendorfer, ed., Il governo di famiglia in Toscana. Le memorie del granduca...