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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Cheryl Lyon-Jenness High Plains Horticulture: A History . John F. Freeman . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 AgriculturHalistory Spring Thiem providesbiographicalinformationfor his three subjects,but his book does not fallintothe categoryof a conventionabl iographyH. e...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 264–265.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Joseph E. Taylor, III Coyote Valley: Deep History in the High Rockies . By Thomas G. Andrews . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2015 . 352 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0674-08857-3. © 2016 the Agricultural History Society 2016 Agricultural History Spring Coyote...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 338–353.
Published: 01 April 2002
... in the High Plains (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1992 ) Donald J. Pisani , From the Family Farm to Agribusiness: The Irrigation Crusade in the West, 1850–1931 (Berkeley: Univer¬ sity of California Press, 1984 ) Donald J. Pisani , To Reclaim a Divided West: Water, Law...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 636–655.
Published: 01 October 2019
... goods. To achieve this rapid transformation, the French state pursued a high-modernist program of agricultural industrialization. As part of this program, the state created a highly controversial land reform organization, the Société d’aménagement foncier et d’établissement rural (SAFER). Through...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 January 2009
...John Opie Ogallala Blue: Water and Life on the High Plains . William Ashworth . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 2009 Book Reviews the local grounds. The Murphy brothers, John and Tom, played a vital role in developing the home grounds for teams inNew York, Pittsburgh...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 629–663.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Andrew Watson Abstract Historians of agriculture have not spent enough time thinking about energy, and historians of energy have not spent enough time thinking about agriculture. During the second half of the twentieth century, farmers transformed the High Plains of the United States...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 432–433.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Amy Lauters As a Farm Woman Thinks: Life and Land on the Texas High Plains, 1890–1960 . By Nellie Witt Spikes . Edited by Geoff Cunfer . Lubbock : Texas Tech University Press , 2010 . 288 pp., $34.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-89672-710-6 . © the Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 362–370.
Published: 01 April 2021
... such as the Department of Agriculture’s Mordecai Ezekiel. Ezekiel argued that developing a high-growth, high-consumption American economy capable of sustained increases in standards of living for rural and urban America required a massive shift of labor and other resources out of agriculture. Achieving this liberal...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 576–608.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Gabriela Soto Laveaga Abstract Known as “Mexican seeds,” the high-yielding wheat seeds that helped launch the Green Revolution performed a seemingly impossible act: they explicitly referenced Mexico yet at the same time shed themselves of any affiliation with Mexican expertise and domestic science...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 140–154.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Hispanics, to be sure--but both nonetheless. As demonstrated in the case Brown v. Greene (1884), corruption became institutionalized to such a high degree that adjudication could become impossible. Reluctance to reform the system permeated the cultural borderlands of northern California and in the process...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the development of CRLA, some of its major cases, its high-profile conflicts with Ronald Reagan, and, ultimately, the declining efficacy of its legal strategy. Nonetheless, CRLA’s work reveals the importance of anti-poverty policy in addressing the farm economy, and the importance of rural struggles to the fate...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 195–203.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Abstract Mentoring graduate students is a far different task than teaching undergraduates, involving a different set of skills and a high level of long-term commitment. This article discusses a number of principles important to the task of mentoring, from choosing one's...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 4–21.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is pursued, agricultural historians can play a crucial mediating role by providing high-quality documentation. © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 NOTES 1. Pennsylvania & Historical Museum Commission , http://phmc.info/aghistory (accessed July 7, 2015). 2. Daniel Bluestone...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 22–50.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... The Mogiana region was the most important agricultural zone in the state, with the Valley of Paraiba having lost its importance by this time. This study also demonstrates the high productivity of the new agricultural zones. The expansion of the railroad system permitted paulista agriculture to spread into new...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 393–411.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Yulonda Eadie Sano Abstract This article explores the relationship between African American lay midwives and the Mississippi State Board of Health. Seen as responsible for high rates of infant and maternal mortality, the midwives were targeted for elimination in the 1920s. However, the shortage...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 462–477.
Published: 01 October 2005
... explanation of how all these conditions came together in the high-bred horse business on one very large ranch in southern Alberta. The author’s central argument is frontier ranching proved uneconomic in this case and thus in many others on both sides of the Canadian/American border. Copyright 2005...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 April 2009
... flax to their new breaking for other reasons. Producers would only put flax on any land when a range of economic and environmental conditions were in place. It was never sown without promise of adequately high prices or in the absence of affordable seed and other inputs. When price allowed, it usually...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (3): 384–410.
Published: 01 July 2009
... to concentrate upon projects that were likely to find a rapid uptake. This meant setting aside the needs of peasant farmers to develop high-yielding varieties suited to large commercial farms. © 2009 Agricultural History Society 2009 NOTES 1 Edwin Wellhausen, "The Agriculture of Mexico," Scientific...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 477–502.
Published: 01 October 2009
... transformed a women’s auxiliary into a female-led commodity organization. Initially, members participated in appropriately ’’ feminine" activities including Pork Queen contests, lard-baking contests, consultations with high school home economics instructors, and the distribution of promotional materials...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (3): 381–402.
Published: 01 July 2010
...ROBERT S. ROBINSON Abstract From 1950 to 1952 Harry S Truman invested significant personal effort and political capital in an effort to improve the circumstances of migratory farm workers and to revise the Bracero Program with Mexico. To this end, Truman created the high profile President’s...