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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 January 2012
... retained an agrarian foundation, such as on-farm recreation, would solve multiple societal problems, including rural poverty, the disappearance of the small farm, agricultural surplus, lack of outdoor recreational space for urban and suburban Americans, and urban blight. This article explains how and why...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 437–459.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Abstract In the early years of the twentieth century, rural America faced a population crisis as young people increasingly left farms for cities. Progressive reformers responded to this crisis with various suggestions meant to more firmly attach youngsters to their rural roots...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 731–733.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Wendy Mitchinson And on That Farm He Had a Wife: Ontario Farm Women and Feminism, 1900–1970 . Monda Halpern . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 Book Reviews / 731 quickly recovered from about 8,000 in 1919 to a peak of 25,000 by 1921. Unfortunately, the AWIU went...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 433–435.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Joan M. Jensen Farm Life: A Century of Change for Farm Families and Their Neighbors . Frank Smoot . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 2007 BookReviews government's agricultural and industrial policies from 1940 onward. In es sence,Wright concluded that theMexican...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 465–474.
Published: 01 April 2000
...: Defining Work in the Rural Midwest," Journal of Social History27 (Spring1994): 563 -77 Katherine Jellison , Entitled To Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913–1963 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993 ) Frances M. Shaver , "Women, Work, and Transformations...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Katherine Jellison Abstract During World War II, the United States needed to raise a sufficient military force while at the same time maintaining a sizeable farm labor force to meet increased wartime production goals. At a time when the word farmer was emphatically gendered male, and many farming...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 308–310.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Emily Prifogle The Fault Lines of Farm Policy: A Legislative and Political History of the Farm Bill . By Jonathan Coppess . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2018 . 522 pp., $65.00 , hardcover, ISBN 978-1-4962-0512-4. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 308...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Barbara Steinson On Behalf of the Family Farm: Iowa Farm Women's Activism since 1945 . By Jenny Barker Devine . Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2013 . 201 pp., $19.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-60938-149-3 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 164–186.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., but the Victory Farm Volunteers, a program of the federal US Crop Corps, have been largely overlooked, despite the numbers of urban youth who participated. This study examines the program as it was carried out in the states of the Great Plains, particularly its relationship to 4-H and its impact on farm...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 351–379.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Yovanna Pineda Abstract This article examines the relationship between the Argentine government’s agricultural policy and farm machinery use and design between 1861 and 1930, showing how this policy strongly influenced the continuous importation of farm machinery from North Atlantic countries...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 651–652.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Jaclyn J. S. Miller Book Reviews 651 Farmers Helping Farmers: The Rise of the Farm and Home Bureaus, 1914 1935. By Nancy K. Berlage. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. 328 pp., $48.00, hardback, ISBN 978-0-8071-6330-6. Those who grew up in rural America will find much...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 512–540.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Christopher W. Shaw Abstract The Federal Farm Loan Act of 1916 repudiated the creed of laissez-faire by declaring that government had a responsibility to assist ordinary citizens economically. Farmers had made affordable credit a political issue well before the Panic of 1907 thrust banking reform...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 31–54.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of renowned chemists such as Wilhelm Henneberg and Louis Grandeau. The mission of these laboratories was to acquaint the local farming community with the new scientific approach to farming, which included the use of chemical fertilizers. The laboratory scientists hoped to achieve this through education...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 119–121.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Patricia Stovey When Horses Pulled the Plow: Life of a Wisconsin Farm Boy, 1910–1929 . By Olaf F. Larson . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 2011 . 168 pp., $17.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-299-28204-2 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 2012 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 77–103.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... This paper reviews the commission's findings and recommendations to argue that its gender assumptions had specific outcomes for rural women. On the one hand, they influenced the gendered structure of the nationalized farm extension program established in 1914. On the other, they provoked a reaction...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 274–275.
Published: 01 April 2013
... surprising resilience. Greig Guthey California State University San Marcos Time s Shadow: Remembering a Family Farm in Kansas. By Arnold J. Bauer. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2012. 176 pp., $24.95, hardback, ISBN 978-0-7006-1843-9. Arnold Bauer, professor emeritus of Latin American Studies...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 424–425.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Arnold R. Alanen The Round Barn: A Biography of an American Farm . By Jacqueline Dougan Jackson . Beloit, Wisc. : Beloit College Press , 2011 . 566 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-884941-18-4 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013 Agricultural History Summer...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 368–390.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Charles Kenneth Roberts Abstract The Farm Security Administration (FSA) was the New Deal's most sustained and successful effort to address chronic rural poverty in the United States, particularly through its program of rural rehabilitation. But at the time and since the effectiveness of rural...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 287–313.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Carrie A. Meyer Abstract Advertisements for internal combustion engines, commonly called gas engines, appeared regularly in farm magazines in the mid-1890s. By the century's turn, one hundred US companies produced stationary or portable gas engines for farmers. Fifteen years later, the number...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 262–263.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Dona Brown Fields of Learning: The Student Farm Movement in North America . Edited by Laura Sayre and Sean Clark . Lexington : University Press of Kentucky , 2011 . 378 pp., $40.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8131-3374-4 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013 Agricultural...