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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 260–271.
Published: 01 April 2002
... 1965, filebox 60, tray 10, Monroney Papers Update of the Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan: 1995 , Publica¬ tion 139 (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Water Resources Board, 1997 ), 92 Optima Dam: A Failed Effort to Irrigate the Oklahoma Panhandle RICHARD LOWITT The disastrous Mississippi River...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 172–187.
Published: 01 April 2002
... (May1890): 111 -16 Charles Hillman Brough , Irrigation in Utah , Extra Vol. 19 , Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, ed. Herbert B. Adams (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1898 ) George Thomas , The Development of Institutions Under Irrigation...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 220–231.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Doris Morin, secretary-treasurer (retired), Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, interviewed by author, Lakeside, Ariz., 22 May 1966, 20, BROHIP United States v. Orr Ditch Water Company, Equity No. A-3 (D. Nev. 1944) 5 Robert A. Whitney, Bureau of Reclamation, Carson City Office, interview...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 434–447.
Published: 01 April 2002
... ), 64 -65. 38 Palmer, The Snake River, 87. 39 Greider and Garkovich, "Landscapes," 1–24. Irrigation, Development Community, Along and Historical the Upper Snake River J.D.WULFHORST EVAN GLENN In his acclaimed book, Rivers of Empire, Donald Worster asked the question: "And what...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Gerald D. Nash Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the American West . Mark Fiege . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 Book Reviews / 129 Lacking a deep biographical tradition of Morrill, Cross wrote a straightforward political narrative, short...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 555–556.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Donald C. Jackson The Yuma Reclamation Project: Irrigation, Indian Allotment, and Settlement along the Lower Colorado River . Robert A. Sauder . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 2010 Book Reviews for orange trees,Henry Sanford turned to indentured Swedish laborers to work his...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 311–340.
Published: 01 April 2019
...-century agricultural adjustment on the Canadian prairies. This paper explores how the PFRA’s technical experts conceptualized and experienced their involvement in the development of irrigation projects in northern Ghana, both in early optimistic moments and in the face of mounting challenges. I examine...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 232–243.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Roy E. Huffman , Irrigation Development and Public Water Policy (New York: Ronald Press, 1953 ), 62 Alfred R. Golzé , Reclamation in the United States (Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1961 ), 374 3 Evening Capital News (Boise), 18 February1912, 3 . 4 Donald...
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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 (2002) 76 (2): 381–392.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of Chimney Rock (Gering, Nebr.: Courier Press, 1966 ), 162 . 10 Farmers Canal Co. v. Frank , Nebr. Sup. Ct. 72, C. Letton 136, 142 ( 1904 ) Register of Deeds, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, "Miscellaneous," 2:558 11 Petition of the Farmer’s Irrigation District, in the Matter...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 388–406.
Published: 01 July 2014
... on trees,” but the reality was far different. While prospective growers had been told that lush orchards were a simple product of nature, irrigated farming required a large input of capital, a high degree of horticultural expertise, and lots of hard work. The conflict between nature and the manmade...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 493–519.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Jahue Anderson Abstract This is the story of failure: in this case, an irrigation project that never met its boosters' expectations. Between 1880 and 1930 Wichita Falls entrepreneur Joseph Kemp dreamed of an agrarian Eden on the Texas rolling plains. Kemp promoted reclamation and conservation...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 629–663.
Published: 01 October 2020
... abundant and cheap fossil fuel energy available to farmers, who adopted energy-intensive center-pivot irrigation systems. High cropland productivity attracted the cattle feedlot industry, which produced profits for farmers but an incredibly low energy return on investment. Fossil fuels provided the energy...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 562–563.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Marco A. Janssen The Kuhls of Kangra: Community-Managed Irrigation in the Western Himalaya . J. Mark Baker . Copyright 2007 Agricultural History Society 2007 Agricultural History Fall They were able to innovate and to cut their losses when theirmost auda cious plans-marketing high...
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 4. The primary pump station located in Cache Junction for the Petersboro Irrigation Canal Network, ca. 1920. A-2984. Courtesy of Utah State University Special Collections and Archives, Merrill-Cazier Library. More
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (1): 36–69.
Published: 01 January 2007
...David H. Dejong Abstract In the first decade of the twentieth century, the United States Indian Irrigation Service attempted to quantify the amount of land currently and previously irrigated on the Pima Reservation. Using triangulation surveys, engineer Charles Southworth produced a series of maps...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 342–378.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Figure 4. The primary pump station located in Cache Junction for the Petersboro Irrigation Canal Network, ca. 1920. A-2984. Courtesy of Utah State University Special Collections and Archives, Merrill-Cazier Library. ...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 166–190.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Susan E. Diggle; Louis A. Hieb Abstract Early Spanish colonists in regions of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado sought locations where irrigation works could be constructed to make new settlements possible. Between 1867 and 1872 four Hispanic villages, based on an economy of irrigation...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 April 2004
... in adopting new conservation practices to conserve and enhance the value of their lands. Initially, the region was a natural grassland devoted to ranching, but farm development in the early twentieth century led to a sharp increase in irrigated farmland along the Rio Grande. Conservation practices during...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 205–223.
Published: 01 April 2020
...John Henris Abstract The unique nature of commercial apple culture in the Spearfish Valley of the Black Hills of western South Dakota between 1882 and 1914 adds regional depth to the larger historical narratives of irrigated industrial orchard production in the Intermountain West and Pacific Coast...