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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 276–277.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Thomas G. Andrews Trout Culture: How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West . By Jen Corinne Brown . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2015 . 248 pp., $35.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-295-99457-4. © 2016 the Agricultural History Society 2016 Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Peter Simons Abstract In 1944 the National Flying Farmers organized at Stillwater, Oklahoma. The organization took advantage of aviation's wartime growth to promote flight as an integral part of agricultural life that would modernize production, break down social barriers, and give farmers greater...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 275–276.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of american agriculture. r. douglas Hurt Purdue University Trout Culture: How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West. By Jen Corinne Brown. seattle: university of Washington Press, 2015. 248 pp., $35.00, hardback, isBn 978-0-295-99457-4. residents of the rocky Mountain West and visitors alike...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 127–146.
Published: 01 April 2005
... been that of the general practitioner who made house calls and needed nothing more than a stethoscope and kindly de- meanor to treat most patients. In reality, medicine in rural North America has been as dynamic and varied as rural society itself. Examples include "flying doctors" visiting Native...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 235–255.
Published: 01 October 2012
... by exposing swarms to a large number of other bees flying across the path of the test swarm's route to their intended nest sites. While all four control swarms not subject to distraction found their nest box, only one of the six test swarms found the nest site. One wonders if the throwing of dirt was meant...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2006
...). For the next two years (until it was broken up and sold), Wittliff often visited the ranch, creating a photographic record depict- ing the life of those from whom all other cowpokes descend: the vaqueros, Mexican cowboys. "I never saw an airplane fly over," Wittliff says in an afterword. "Not once. This added...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 393–404.
Published: 01 April 2002
... that Paquin was a very different kind of sanitarian than R. E. McDonnell or those who participated in the Missouri River Sani? tary Conference. Illustrative of Paquin's brand of public health was the 1915 "Fly Swatting" campaign. Fly swatting was upheld as an effective health measure and the public...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 January 2006
... years (until it was broken up and sold), Wittliff often visited the ranch, creating a photographic record depict- ing the life of those from whom all other cowpokes descend: the vaqueros, Mexican cowboys. "I never saw an airplane fly over," Wittliff says in an afterword. "Not once. This added...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 135–167.
Published: 01 April 2001
... regularly consulted and described the findings of Europe's gen- tlemen farmers and agricultural improvers. From Italy came a report that grains of wheat fermented before sowing "produced above 15 Ears" each. In the 1790s, after Virginia's wheat crop became infested with the Hessian fly, farmers searched...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 622–627.
Published: 01 November 2023
... some of “the baffling clutter” surrounding heredity. 16 1. Harwood, “Did Mendelism Transform Plant Breeding?” 2. Deutch, “Mendel or Molecules First.” 3. Bierema and Schwartz, “Learning from the Fruit Fly” ; Mesmer, “Making Mendel's Model Manageable.” 4. Müller...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 January 2011
... transactions would be handled by an outside party. Some cattle remained in Nebraska and were identified with the Sheidley Company s traditional OSO brand, while most were sent north to graze the Dakota range under a new brand, the Flying V. Clark hired Lemmon as his assistant foreman and made preparations...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 272–273.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... "Flashingl,oud,familiarbutexotic,deep-friedm, anure-scentebdo, thtrashy andclean-cutinturnd, usty(unlessitrains),fly-infest(eadlwaysflies),sometimespastoraland grotesqueat the same time,spinningc,owboy-booted, hard-sells,oft-servpe,urebredand homegrown("7). Ifthisdescriptiondoes...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 271–272.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... "Flashingl,oud,familiarbutexotic,deep-friedm, anure-scentebdo, thtrashy andclean-cutinturnd, usty(unlessitrains),fly-infest(eadlwaysflies),sometimespastoraland grotesqueat the same time,spinningc,owboy-booted, hard-sells,oft-servpe,urebredand homegrown("7). Ifthisdescriptiondoes...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 265–266.
Published: 01 April 2013
... man s fly (the bee) in the settlement of America, and Donald Rumsfeld, as CEO of Searle & Company, exercising political influence in 1981 to ensure FDA approval of aspartame (169). The lack of discussion or analysis leaves it to the reader to speculate on what is the engine of causation: our...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 564–565.
Published: 01 July 2019
... facts requires more than basic working knowledge of agriculture, American history, cell biology, chemistry, and economics, and his explanations for the reader are inconsistent. While some jargon is translated, other terms fly under the radar. For example, Roth defines phytochemicals...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 277–278.
Published: 01 April 2016
... species; shifting struggles between government conservation authorities, local people, and elite fly fishermen; and a gradual, uneven, and still uncertain turn toward a more ecologically enlightened paradigm for managing the world-famous trout streams of the rocky Mountain West (3). That Brown manages...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 648–649.
Published: 01 October 2018
... considers the development of procedures for enhancing safety, maintaining planes, and properly training personnel. Pilots, he argues, had to be experts at more than just flying. Chapter Four examines the marketing of pesticides for aerial spraying. Both DuPont and Dow had to acknowledge the consequences...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 July 2011
... lived in a period when farms were being mechanized, electricity was being brought to rural areas, and new, progressive farm techniques were being incorporated. She gives readers an opportunity to be a fly on the wall as her family and others adapt to these changes. Spikes writes in a style that invites...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 February 2024
... back on the impact of the statute a decade after its passing, a São Paulo worker described it as the “law about people no longer living on the plantations” (118). By 1979 as much as one-third of Brazil's population was “flying” and “clandestine,” struggling to secure rights as they worked...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 432–433.
Published: 01 July 2011
... mechanized, electricity was being brought to rural areas, and new, progressive farm techniques were being incorporated. She gives readers an opportunity to be a fly on the wall as her family and others adapt to these changes. Spikes writes in a style that invites readers to sit down, linger over coffee...