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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 266–267.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Robert C. Dash Growing Season: The Life of a Migrant Community . Gary Harwood and David Hassler . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 Agricultural History Spring privation. In his last chapter and epilogue, Wetherington summarizes the impact of Reconstruction...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 74–104.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Each center’s agricultural program included produce for human consumption, feed crops, and livestock. Some centers also grew seed, ornamental, and war crops. Evacuees raised and consumed five types of livestock and sixty-one produce varieties, including many traditional foods. Seasonal surpluses were...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 144–169.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Geoff D. Zylstra Abstract Between 1838 and 1876 New Jersey market gardeners embraced new technologies and methods of cultivation to overcome the obstacles that space and seasonality placed in the way of marketing produce in New York City and Philadelphia. Farmers used technologies like the railroad...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 356–378.
Published: 01 July 2016
...-ranging conservation program that continued well beyond the 1930s. This cooperation between Colorado farmers and Washington, DC, policymakers gained strength during the war years when extension provided farmers a diverse and sizable army of seasonal workers to support wartime production. Ultimately...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 496–518.
Published: 01 October 2008
... of the colonial New England agrarian experience. Arguing that work played as significant a role as religion in shaping early New Englanders’ lives, the article examines not only how farming contributed to the Minors’ economic prosperity and independence, but also how its physical demands and seasonal rhythms...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 557–581.
Published: 01 October 2003
... could be transformed into concentrate rather than destroyed. Thus, FCOJ appeared to rationalize the Florida orange industry in the 1950s, eliminating seasonal and annual swings in production and stabilizing prices and profits. However, when severe frosts attacked Florida groves in 1957-58 and again...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 205–223.
Published: 01 April 2020
... a profitable regional marketing regime centered on the production of fall apples that operated within the larger seasonal ebb and flow of the great Western and Northwestern orchard districts. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Notes 1. “Black Hills Apples,” Lead Daily Call , Oct. 2, 1912, 5...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 72–101.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in the cotton season. Thus, for many years, growers found a ready labor supply in a rural population otherwise at loose ends. As this population relocated to cities, and as cotton farmers mechanized their operations, peach growers turned increasingly to the federal government to help shore up their workforces...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 182–184.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., and seasonal dimensions. Eugene Costello presents a remarkable cross-disciplinary account of transhumance in the uplands of post-medieval Ireland. Focusing on the period from ca. 1550 to 1900, the author addresses transhumance or booleying, as the seasonal grazing of cows in upland pastures is referred...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 January 2021
.... Martlesham: Boydell & Brewer, 2020. 240 pp., $130.00, hardback, ISBN 978-1-7832-7531-1. Transhumance has received renewed scholarly attention across several academic disciplines, mostly aligned with fresh cross- or interdisciplinary approaches to its social, spatial, and seasonal dimensions. Eugene Costello...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2017
... , Jan. 1, 1898 , 8 ; “Agricultural Bureaus,” Chronicle , Nov. 14, 1903 , 7 . 20. See, for example, “The Season in the Mallee Country,” Adelaide Mail (S. Aus.), May 24, 1913 , 4 ; “Fallow Competitions,” Journal of the Department of Agriculture of Western Australia 3 : 2...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 111–112.
Published: 01 January 2011
... that in part the seasonal availability of certain foods and local adaptations to environmental challenges shape food traditions. Secondly, he maintains that the seasonal climate and the political calendars of African empires have historically transformed African foodways as invading armies and seasonal...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 January 2011
... styles, and the role of food in shaping cultural identity and solidarity. McCann argues that in part the seasonal availability of certain foods and local adaptations to environmental challenges shape food traditions. Secondly, he maintains that the seasonal climate and the political calendars...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (2): 187–214.
Published: 01 April 2017
...–1897 to 1916–1917 (see, entries for season 1896–1897). Details of farm improvements are listed in land settlement files, 5357/1773/412L/218K, 5357/P0000/1827/1354/218K, 5357/P0000/1827/1353/218K, VPRS. 20. Letter to the Lands Department, Mar. 2, 1896 , 5357/1773/412K, VPRS. The back page...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 204–224.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of the nouveaux riches who, having made their fortunes in trade and commerce, aspired either to purchase a large estate or, failing that, to acquire extensive shooting rights. Its exclusivity was underpinned by legislation that determined shooting seasons and imposed penalties for poaching.1 JOHN MARTIN...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 143–168.
Published: 01 October 2012
... indistinguishable from the foothills around it. Although relatively late in the grazing season, the tall rough fescue was up to our horses knees and, when WARREN ELOFSON is a professor of history at the University of Calgary and a longtime cattle rancher and farmer. He attained his doctoral degree...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 298–320.
Published: 01 July 2005
... ), 1 -16 2 Fargo Forum and Moorhead Daily News (as it was titled during the 1950s) 3 Harry Schwartz , Seasonal Farm Labor in the United States (New York: Columbia University Press, 1945 ), 130 ,154 William John May , Jr. The Great Western Sugarlands: The History...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 217–241.
Published: 01 April 2001
... seasons and prices in the decade preceding the First World War. The change was rapid, and the benefits widespread, because farmers were receptive to new ideas.5 In 1842 a ship carrying twenty-seven-year-old Thomas Correll and his sisters Mary and Jane arrived in Sydney. Why they left their native Ireland...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Roger Horowitz The Sausage Rebellion: Public Health, Private Enterprise, and Meat in Mexico City, 1890-1917 . Jeffrey M. Pilcher . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 2008 BookReviews munity nature of migrant farm labor. During four growing seasons begin ning in 2001...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 562–567.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., and at least tolerated by local regimes. I hesitate to engage substantively with a call for seasonal employment for refugee communities in lieu of agrarianization. I see seasonal work as only a default given its well-recognized shortcomings and abuses. As we know, employing refugees as seasonal or guest...