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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 (2011) 85 (2): 276–278.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Sarah T. Phillips Managing the Mountains: Land Use Planning, the New Deal, and the Creation of a Federal Landscape in Appalachia . By Sara M. Gregg . New Haven : Yale University Press , 2010 . 304 pp., $40.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-300-14219-8 . © the Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 540–541.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Leah Wilds The Future of Indian and Federal Reserved Water Rights: The Winters Centennial . Edited by Barbara Cosens and Judith V. Royster . Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2012 . 386 pp., $75.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8263-5122-7 . © the Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Jim Norris Religion, Politics, and Sugar: The Mormon Church, the Federal Government, and the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company, 1907-1921 . Matthew C. Godfrey . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 2009 BookReviews O'Donovan lays all this out in a compelling narrative that comes...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 272–292.
Published: 01 April 2000
...) Cotton on the Federal Road to Economic Development: Technology and Labor Policies Following World War I WAYNE A. GROVE When war broke out in Europe in September 1939, most cotton farmers had not yet come out of the Great Depression. To meet military and civilian de? mand, the Department of Agriculture...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 621–622.
Published: 01 October 2015
... questions unanswered. James E. Fickle University of Memphis When Tobacco Was King: Families, Farm Labor, and Federal Policy in the Piedmont. By Evan P. Bennett. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2014. 162 pp., $74.95, hardback, ISBN 978-0-8130-6014-9. American tobacco farming, for all its problems...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 402–404.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Lincoln Bramwell Federal Ecosystem Management: Its Rise, Fall, and Afterlife . By James R. Skillen . Lawrence : University Press of Kansas , 2015 . 360 pp., $45.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-7006-2127-9 . © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 Agricultural History Summer...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 672–673.
Published: 01 October 2020
...John Hayes Hillbilly Hellraisers: Federal Power and Populist Defiance in the Ozarks . By J. Blake Perkins . Urbana : University of Illinois Press , 2017 . 296 pp., $24.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-252-08289-4. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 672 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (3): 391–419.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Donald J. Pisani Abstract "Federal Reclamation and the American West in the Twentieth Century" looks at four phases in the history of the Bureau of Reclamation. The first phase lasted from the adoption of the Reclamation Act of 1902 into the 1930s. In those years, the bureau attempted to create...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 381–392.
Published: 01 April 2000
... on Agriculture , McNary-Haugen Bill , 68th Cong., lst sess., 12 March 1924 , 498 8 IFBM , May1924, 1 ,2,4 9 Fite, George N. Peek, 93 Bureau Federation, 9 June 1924, 1, 7 IFBM , June 1924 , 2 July 1924, 3 IFBM , August1924, 2 10 Fite, George N Peek, 101-02 11 George N...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 269–270.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Diane Menghetti Father’s Right-Hand Man: Women on Australia’s Family Farms in the Age of Federation, 1880s–1920s . Kathryn M. Hunter . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 2007 Book Reviews introduction by agricultural historian David Vaught. He compresses into six pages...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 638–639.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Catharine Anne Wilson Organizing Rural Women: The Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario, 1897-1919 . Margaret C. Kechnie . Copyright 2003 Agricultural History Society 2003 638 / Agricultural History Ecology of the Red River in 1806" looks at the explorer Peter Custis's contributions...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 314–367.
Published: 01 July 2013
... from the constraints of the southern states. The legislation—the Morrill Land Grant Act, establishing federally supported higher education; the Homestead Act, allowing citizens to claim federal land in the American West; and the Pacific Railway Act, allotting federal land to private companies...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 193–219.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Carmen V. Harris Abstract This article is an institutional history of the development of race policy within the federal Cooperative Extension Service. It demonstrates that the popular belief in African-American inferiority and pragmatic political compromises aimed at creating a bureaucracy serving...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 356–378.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Douglas Sheflin Abstract This article highlights Colorado Cooperative Extension Service (CCES) employee A. J. Hamman to demonstrate how Extension employees began acting as intermediaries between farmers and the federal government in the face of the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. The dual crises...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 209–229.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Timothy Johnson Abstract In the years before World War I, America's federal government played a very limited role in advanced fertilizer research. This changed after 1916 when lawmakers included a provision in the National Defense Act that funded a swords-to-plowshares project to manufacture...
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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 (2022) 96 (4): 487–511.
Published: 01 November 2022
... networks, white supremacist militants, corporate sponsors, a millionaire benefactor, and even the Atlanta Falcons in the ultimately successful attempt to save his farm. Lorick's story serves as a point of departure to assert that the Farm Crisis facilitated the convergence of anti-federal and federal...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 398–417.
Published: 01 July 2011
... intrusiveness and restrictive policies. These frustrations found a release in response to the mutilation phenomenon during which ranchers vented their anger by taking direct aim at the federal government. The turbulent economic conditions of the period paired with government interference in the cattle industry...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Laura R. Kolar Abstract In May 1962 leaders from a variety of federal agencies and independent organizations gathered to “exchange ideas about the future course of American conservation policy.” Central to the agenda discussed were certain Kennedy administration agricultural conservation programs...