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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 128–163.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Carlos S. Dimas Abstract In 1872 the Argentine state founded the Argentine Meteorological Service (AMS) as an appendage of the National Observatory. Under the guidance of US astronomer Benjamin Apthorp Gould and his successor Walter Davis, the AMS created a national network of amateur weather...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 January 2002
... majority of the marginalized populace, however, aerial battles, blood-red sunsets, and other portents in the heavens constituted a "hieroglyphics of social struggle" in support of a "subversive meteorological hermeneutics" (66, 76). In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries local geographers...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 543–544.
Published: 01 October 2009
... andOuachitariversduringthewinterof1804-1805before returnintgo providereliablegeographicalg,eological,and meteorological datapertainintgotheOld SouthwestD.unbar'sliferepresentas remarkable storyofan intellectuaflarmerwhosequestforknowledgeknewno bounds. JayH. Buckley BrighamYoungUniversity 544 ...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... The weather systems of England have, from time immemorial, emerged from the sea, crossed the countryside, and unleashed their wrath on the towns and cities; with the rise of meteorological science in the nineteenth century, however, the meaning of the weather would henceforth emanate from the urban centers...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 702–704.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., ecology, hydrology, meteorology, and paleontology. Rozum never lets us forget, however, that their cultivated childhood experiences came at the disadvantage of the region's Indigenous peoples, and that settler colonialism is the driving force behind her study. Parallel stories across the US-Canada...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 207–236.
Published: 01 April 2014
... for blocking the sun s rays, which allegedly hindered the blossoming of fruit trees and the germination of crops.13 To bolster these claims, the society assembled a small cadre of meteorological, medical, and agricultural experts to attest to moor smoke s hazards. Chief among them was Wilhelm von Laer, general...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 351–382.
Published: 01 August 2023
... any specific consideration of probability, Barrau's Manuel des propriétaires instead presented an exhaustive catalog of threats facing the nation's farmers (see fig. 1 ), including: meteorological events (thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, frost, snow, drought, heat, rains and dampness, flood...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 31–54.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., often starting with a sandy base to which fertilizers were added (which was called an artificial soil by the scrupulous selection of similar seeds, by measuring all spraying water as well as drainage water, and finally, by protecting the sample from all kinds of meteorological influences.As...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 333–357.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Kollmorgen and Johanna Kollmorgen, "Landscape Meteorology in the Plains Area," Annals of the Association of American Geographers 63 (Dec. 1973): 424-41 Thomas R. Wessel, "Prologue to the Shelterbelt, 1870 to 1934," Journal of the West 6 (Jan. 1967): 119-34. George Perkins Marsh, The Earth as Modified...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 351–379.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Domingo Sarmiento (1868—1874), for instance, invited American scientist Benjamin A. Gould to establish the astronomy observatory, Gould’s protégé Gualterio Davis to head the Department of Meteorology, and American George Albert Stearns to develop the first teacher training schools. Marcelo Montserrat...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 204–224.
Published: 01 April 2011
... epizootic. As a result, mortality levels were considerably higher 214 2011 British Game Shooting in Transition, 1900 1945 than normal. The committee attributed this to management-induced inbreeding, compounded by unfavorable meteorological conditions.30 The 1930s also saw the development of the Game Farmers...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 193–220.
Published: 01 April 2005
... and kiwi) that are intensively farmed there. The Agrarian Changes in the Lower Neretvian Area / 197 J FMAMJ iiiiii precipitation JASOND ?? air temperature Figure 2. Climate diagram of Opuzen meteorological station. Drawn by Josip Faricic. annual precipitation distribution (mostly rain) is not favorable...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 493–521.
Published: 01 October 2007
.... Widtsoe's attitude may persist, as a modern agricul tural scientist felt compelled to state that "low rainfall is the basic cause of drought, although other meteorological factors contribute to the water deficit." W. J. Staple, "Dry land Agriculture and Water Conservation," inResearch on Water: A Symposium...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 February 2024
... of knowledge. In the 1830s, hacendados started publishing articles defining the labor aspects of haciendas in Calendario de Espinosa , an almanac that provided astronomical and meteorological data, religious ephemerides, and planting dates for farmers, arranged according to the local conditions and practices...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 451–478.
Published: 01 October 2010
... (2010), entitled '"Drain the Swamps for Health and Homes': Wetlands Drainage, Land Conservation, and National Water Policy, 1850-1917," evaluates themedi cal, meteorological, and social justifications forwetlands drainage thatmade surface water removal a paramount public policy objective. He...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 78–100.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., farmers discussing the disease outbreak were confident in their own accounts of stock disease. They often suggested explanations other than anthrax, from meteorological theories to bad feeding, and even those who accepted that this was indeed an outbreak of anthrax still questioned Gilruth s explanation...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 569–604.
Published: 01 October 2018
... within that incomplete list are the concerns of a dozen disciplines, from meteorology to botany to animal behavior. This intertwined multiplicity is perhaps part of the reason that historians of science, who often follow a single discipline, have had difficulty coming to grips with agricultural knowledge...