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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 74–96.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Francis K. Danquah Abstract Japan’s occupation of Southeast Asia placed enormous stocks of the region’s industrial crops under Japanese control. English language Japanese newspaper reports from the Philippines suggest that the invaders grossly under-utilized this vast storehouse of agricultural...
Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 2. Visualizing Raubwirtschaft . Swiss agricultural journals reported on the Dust Bowl in the 1930s, using photographs to illustrate the consequences of soil erosion and the massive devastation of natural resources. © Archives of Rural History, Bern, Photo Collection. More
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 398–417.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Michael J. Goleman Abstract During the 1970s many small-scale cattle ranchers across the Midwest reported finding their cattle mutilated. The episode, often dismissed as mass hysteria or sensationalized reporting, demonstrates the growing dissatisfaction of many ranchers concerning government...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 77–103.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Edith M. Ziegler Abstract The Commission on Country Life established by Theodore Roosevelt submitted its report in January 1909. Its vision of a country life that could be as economically viable and genuinely fulfilling as an urban alternative is still relevant. In fact, as twenty-first-century...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (3): 289–316.
Published: 01 July 2004
... is inconsistent with the commission’s report. Rather than offering a technocratic program to engineer agriculture and country life, the report is one of the first high-profile, comprehensive attempts to outline a broad-gauge vision of sustainability in American agriculture. It reflects an ecological sensitivity...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 January 2004
... factor was a lack of scientific knowledge about farming under Australian conditions. By 1891 cane-growing techniques were reported to be "on the upgrade," with improved cane and sugar yields. Such a transformation had commenced due to the introduction of some mechanization and the dissemination...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 312–335.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the chain of events, the story of these adoptions equally reflects the influence of human and social factors upon the pattern of agricultural change. Individuals and newspapers were more integral to the process of investigating the uses of Chewings fescue and paspalum than departments and government reports...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2006
... bought their first set. With the coming of radio, formerly isolated rural homes had access to world news, current weather and market reports, and a host of USDA-produced agricultural programs. However, it was the national network entertainment programs with their many advertisements that promised...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (3): 381–402.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Commission on Migratory Labor in American agriculture in 1950. In its report, the commission recommended extending a variety of social legislation and economic protections to domestic farm labor, and it further recommended slowing or ending the importation of foreign, particularly Mexican, workers...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 520–539.
Published: 01 October 2011
.... Charles S. Barrett, president of the Farmers Educational and Co-operative Union, insisted upon removing a section of the commission's report that raised the possibility of settling immigrants in rural areas. His organization was actively pursuing political partnership with the American Federation of Labor...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 473–501.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of intensification. By focusing on the public debate surrounding the publication of Ruth Harrison's Animal Machines (1964), this article seeks to better understand the impact of the book by exploring the context in which it was published, the extent and nature of reporting in connection with it, and its reception...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (2): 174–200.
Published: 01 April 2009
... to convey these limits adequately in newspaper articles and subsequent reports allowed for their work to be used by agricultural boosters throughout the region. The result was a cycle of erosion, fire, and farm abandonment that proved to be a political problem in Michigan for the first three decades...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 91–127.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Figure 2. Visualizing Raubwirtschaft . Swiss agricultural journals reported on the Dust Bowl in the 1930s, using photographs to illustrate the consequences of soil erosion and the massive devastation of natural resources. © Archives of Rural History, Bern, Photo Collection. ...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 311–337.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of the horse remedies reported in the newspapers and other printed materials shows a close correspondence between the materia medica and therapeutic modalities used for treating humans with those used for treating horses. The paper also considers folk remedies for horse ailments and folk healers known...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 609–632.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Christine Fojtik Abstract After World War II, Western Allied and German agricultural experts largely agreed both on the desirability of reinvigorated industry and on the changes needed to maximize agricultural output in hungry occupied western Germany. Drawing on the reports and correspondence...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 506–530.
Published: 01 October 2010
..., "The College and Its Constituency: Rural and Community Development at the University of California, 1875–1978" (PhD diss., University of California–Davis, 1979), 42, 59. The AES changed its name to the Cooperative Extension Service in 1957. 6 "Report of Extension Work for 1918" and "Report of the State...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 230–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., the government changed the largest political units of the protectorate to “division.” Progress Report of the Veterinary Department, 1936, VET 1/1, Gambia National Archives, Banjul, the Gambia (hereafter GNA). 2. Veterinary Department, Cattle Notes (General), AGR 1/70; Annual Report, Department...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 64–98.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Cleveland-Cliffs was formed in 1891 Annual Reports and Statistics, 1902, Vol. 3, Part 6, Item 2071, MS 86-100, CCI-CIMC Papers, p. 4ff 2 Donald J. Pisani , Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902–1935 (Berkeley: University of Califor...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 298–320.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., 1997 ), 31 -33, 42 Manager’s Report, EGF, Ameri¬ can Crystal Statistical Reports, Box 20 (1929-31), RRVSGA 6 Jim Norris , "Bargaining for Beets: Migrants and Growers in the Red River Valley," Minnesota History58 (Winter2002-2003): 199 -204. 7 Jesus Mendez, Minnesota Oral History...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (4): 459–483.
Published: 01 October 2016
... , 1928 ), 1 : 325n1 . 2. Dean Conant Worcester , Report of the Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War, 1905 , 4 vols. ( Washington, DC : GPO , 1906 ), 2 : 74 – 75 ; Bureau of Commerce and Industry , Statistical Bulletin of the Philippine Islands ( Manila : Bureau of Printing...