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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 302–303.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Chitja Twala Imperial Gullies: Soil Erosion and Conservation in Lesotho . Kate B. Showers . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 Agricultural History Spring Imperial Gullies: Soil Erosion and Conservation in Lesotho. By Kate B. Showers. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2005...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 540–559.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Geoff Cunfer Abstract In 1936–1937 the US Soil Conservation Service conducted a reconnaissance survey of the Dust Bowl, the area of worst wind erosion on the southern Great Plains. Providing farm-level detail and covering twenty-six counties in five states—some twenty-seven million acres or forty...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sam Stalcup Historical Agriculture and Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi Valley Hill Country . By Stanley W. Trimble . Boca Raton : CRC Press , 2012 . 290 pp., $93.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-146655-574-7 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 Book Reviews North...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 173–192.
Published: 01 April 2005
... farming activity on its steep slopes, soil erosion has been a problem since the turn of the twentieth century. Erosion threatened the long-term viability of farming in the Palouse and the economic health of greater eastern Washington. Local efforts at stemming the problem were nonexistent in the 1910s...
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Published: 01 November 2023
figure 2. Soil erosion on a cleared hillside, north Georgia, 1930s. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University Libraries, University of Georgia. More
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 17–34.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of burning have felt little need to provide evidence to support their assertions. Critics of tussock burning claimed that it was a catalyst for mass erosion in the hills and mountains of Canterbury. In recent years, scientists have concluded that this was unlikely as much of the erosion predated European...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 April 2004
... the long period of extensive ranching were ineffective. As a result, by the twentieth century much of the grasslands were turned into brushland due to overgrazing, the disuse of fires to suppress weeds and useless shrubs, soil compaction, and soil and wind erosion. Hispanic farmers and ranchers had...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (1): 76–97.
Published: 01 January 2007
... and depopulation. Only some rural areas in the country’s more dynamic regions witnessed simultaneous occupational change and population growth. Most rural communities, on the contrary, had to face the erosive effect of depopulation on their social fabric. Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 336–353.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of the organic movement, including: soil erosion, soil fertility, nutrition, and health. Crucially, it also reveals some of its more everyday preoccupations with culinary skills and recipe books. Finally, it illustrates that a detailed examination of the journal reveals some of the forgotten figures...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (2): 174–200.
Published: 01 April 2009
... to convey these limits adequately in newspaper articles and subsequent reports allowed for their work to be used by agricultural boosters throughout the region. The result was a cycle of erosion, fire, and farm abandonment that proved to be a political problem in Michigan for the first three decades...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 293–324.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of these grants have long seethed in resentment over the steady erosion of their hold on their traditional lands and culture. This article outlines the processes of despoliation of the land grants from their original owners, and, more centrally, suggests the historical cycles of collective struggle that the heirs...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 228–257.
Published: 01 April 2007
... in local and international dynamics have posed substantial challenges to Israel’s agricultural sector. In addition, while Israeli agriculture has largely halted erosion and restored desertified lands of the Negev Desert, it also produced myriad environmental side effects including water contamination...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 166–190.
Published: 01 April 2004
..., agriculture, and livestock grazing, were established in the middle Rio Puerco valley, northwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Within a decade, overgrazing in the larger Rio Puerco watershed initiated a process of erosion and entrenchment of the Rio Puerco that eventually led to the abandonment of three...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 2. Visualizing Raubwirtschaft . Swiss agricultural journals reported on the Dust Bowl in the 1930s, using photographs to illustrate the consequences of soil erosion and the massive devastation of natural resources. © Archives of Rural History, Bern, Photo Collection. More
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 289–307.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., plants, and animals. During the early years of SCS, the concern associated with the off-site effects of erosion focused more on the sediments them? selves rather than on other potential pollutants that might be associated with them. Serious concerns about agricultural pollutants in solution did not arise...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 649–655.
Published: 01 November 2023
...figure 2. Soil erosion on a cleared hillside, north Georgia, 1930s. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University Libraries, University of Georgia. ...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 720–722.
Published: 01 October 2002
.... Sandwiched between the Keta Lagoon to the north, the Atlantic ocean to the south and the Volta river to the west, the Anlo faced land scar? city, infertile soils, frequent drought, unpredictable rainfall, sea erosion and periodic floods from the Keta lagoon. Originally a land-based migrant group, Book...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 January 2017
... in adjacent counties. They owe their existence in part to nineteenth-century agricultural activity. Sutter finds no mention of erosion prior to 1830, but by the 1850s Stewart County residents were relocating buildings to keep them from caving in to everwidening chasms. In the early twentieth century, several...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 314–367.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... For a discussion of erosion in the South, see, Paul Sutter , “What Gullies Mean: Georgia's 'Little Grand Canyon' and Southern Environmental History,” Journal of Southern History 76 ( Aug. 2010 ): 579 – 616 . USDA , Washed Soils: How to Prevent and Reclaim Them , Farmers' Bulletin No. 20...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 January 2015
... below, it buried low-lying areas, aggraded stream channels, and contributed to more frequent severe flood events. The net consequence of these changes was a positive feedback cycle of environmental devastation that made the hill country an exemplar of the soil erosion crisis faced by the nation...