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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 369–371.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Kathryn A. Abbott Running Mad for Kentucky: Frontier Travel Accounts . Ellen Eslinger . Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 Book Reviews / 369 cal reasons (some of their pesticides were being lost to regulations) rather than philosophic ones. In fact, many of the original...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 429–451.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Dolly Jørgensen Abstract Swine as agricultural products were extremely common in the medieval townscape, but pigs are also notoriously damaging if allowed to run amuck. This article explores how local governments tried to regulate pig rearing as an integrated element in urban space, arguing...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Jaclyn J. S. Miller Jmiller9@southtexascollege.edu Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains . By Lucas Bessire . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2022 . 264 pp., $18.95 , paperback, ISBN 9780691216430 . Copyright © 2024 the Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Ginette Aley 164 Agricultural History 1889: The Boomer Movement, the Land Run, and Early Oklahoma City. By Michael J. Hightower. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018. 328 pp., $24.95, paperback, ISBN 978-0-8061-6070-2. As farms and cities encroached ever farther onto the Great Plains...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Geoffrey K. Pakiam Abstract If the long-term economic fundamentals behind tropical agricultural production generally favor small-scale family-run farms, why have oil palms in Southeast Asia been dominated by large-scale farming arrangements since their introduction? This article explores various...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 187–214.
Published: 01 April 2017
... blocks too small to be viable, and in the 1930s world commodity prices collapsed. From 1938 to 1944 settlers across the Mallee experienced a run of very dry years, and dust storms became a feature of Mallee life. Government intervention resulted in the consolidation of blocks, which enabled settlers...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (3): 384–410.
Published: 01 July 2009
...-breeding was well tailored to the conditions of Mexican agriculture.Once the MAP was up and running, however, it became apparent that the task of getting new varieties and cultivation practices to small farmers was going to be difficult. Needing to make some kind of impact quickly, MAP staff chose...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 290–310.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of contemporary growing practices and decision-making among orchardists. The research shows that all apple orchard businesses are still family owned, and most of them have a history going back at least three generations, but the way orchards are run is increasingly focused on industrial-scale efficiency...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 600–628.
Published: 01 October 2020
... by the fact that the company that recruited them—and let them live in deplorable conditions—was a corporation run by high officials in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a religion that also had a significant stock interest in Utah-Idaho Sugar as well as a significant population of members...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 342–368.
Published: 01 July 2017
... about the process of recovery and postwar growth. This paper offers a window on both. The evidence discussed here survives as a legacy of a long-lived, state-run agricultural statistics program in Kansas. The State Board of Agriculture conducted annual household surveys of farms between 1873 and 1981...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., all relief and recovery programs were coordinated by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration (PRRA), a locally run federal agency of the Second New Deal. Between 1935 and 1943, Puerto Rican engineers and workers constructed seven major hydroelectric projects in the Cordillera Central to generate...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (1): 98–124.
Published: 01 January 2007
... a monolithic image of white, detached owners of large landholdings running industrial farms, while people of color toiled without power, safety, or a livable wage. McWilliams was not necessarily incorrect, but the reality is far more complex. The following article seeks to recover some of the stories obscured...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (2): 147–186.
Published: 01 May 2024
... schools, which were run by female home economists and designed for a female audience. This article examines an appliance school organized for one REA women's club and the efforts of officials like REA chief home electrification specialist Clara O. Nale to navigate the disconnect between the official REA...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 17–34.
Published: 01 January 2006
... No.47 (Wellington: G H. Loney, Government Printer, 1935): 22 Kenneth B. Cumberland, "High-Country ’Run’: The Geography of Extensive Pastoralism in New Zealand," Economic Geography20 (1944): 208 Kenneth B. Cumberland, "Burning Tussock Grassland: A Geographic Survey," New Zealand...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 287–313.
Published: 01 July 2013
... , 1905 ). The American Thresherman began running instruction on gas engines in 1905, see, E. W. Longanecker , “The Gasoline Engine,” American Thresherman 8 ( May 1905 ): 62 . Ernest G. Moore , The Agricultural Research Service ( New York : Praeger , 1967 ), 11 – 42 ; “School...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 109–110.
Published: 01 April 2012
... that rabbits expanded into new territory and onto the more arid runs in environments to which they were adapted, while not downplaying their sometimes ruinous economic impact. In response to the argument that overgrazing led to accelerated erosion, Peden claims, with verve, that a standardized stock unit...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 611–612.
Published: 01 October 2015
... and then made its way to nearby farms. The book ends with a partially successful attempt to link the various environmental battles to the Draft Riots of 1863. While inequality of wealth and power clearly run through the environmental conflicts and the Draft Riots, the connections between them seem no more...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... This type of management also became the subject of many arti? cles in southern journals. For instance, a writer for the Southern Planter urged his fellow southerners to run their plantations efficiently: "System is as essential in farming as in any other occupation of life."10 By sys? tem, he meant making...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 272–288.
Published: 01 April 2002
... for the installation of valves for the outlet tunnel serving the new Heart Mountain division. The bureau was quite aware of the potential problems with ice in the lower river, and tried to run the water out before the weather got cold. However, it was a year of extraordinarily light snowfall, and the farmers...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 405–418.
Published: 01 April 2002
... buildings, and for a time, free running water and electricity?services that were rare throughout much of the Ozark Moun? tains.3 Finally, little or no evidence appears in the business records of the St. Joseph Lead Company to suggest that the company had any immediate need to charge for water that it had...