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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 (2008) 82 (2): 193–219.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Carmen V. Harris Abstract This article is an institutional history of the development of race policy within the federal Cooperative Extension Service. It demonstrates that the popular belief in African-American inferiority and pragmatic political compromises aimed at creating a bureaucracy serving...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 January 2017
...James Bergman Science as Service: Establishing and Reformulating Land-Grant Universities, 1865–1930 . Edited by Alan I Marcus . Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2015 . 360 pp., $59.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8173-1868-0 . Service as Mandate: How American Land-Grant...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 506–530.
Published: 01 October 2010
...ANGELA FIRKUS Abstract Congress created the Agricultural Extension Service (AES) in 1914 to disseminate agricultural research to individual farmers but the service operated differently in each state. In California, AES aided agribusiness in its efforts to create a "harmonious hierarchy...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 289–307.
Published: 01 April 2002
...," Journal of Soil and Water Conservation40 ( March -April 1985 ): 184 -88. 4 Robert L. Geiger Jr., comp., A Chronological History of the Soil Conservation Service and Related Events (Washington, D.C: Soil Conservation Service, 1955 ), 7 . 5 Linda J. Lear , Rachel Carson...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 188–207.
Published: 01 April 2002
... , Eleventh Annual Report of the Reclamation Service, 1911– 1912 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1913 ), 84 Twelfth Annual Report of the Reclamation Service, 1912–1913 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1914 ), 98 Fifteenth Annual Report of the Reclamation Service, 1915...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (2): 260–262.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Americans, the Extension Service, and Rural Reform in Jim Crow Texas . Debra Reid . ...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 356–378.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Douglas Sheflin Abstract This article highlights Colorado Cooperative Extension Service (CCES) employee A. J. Hamman to demonstrate how Extension employees began acting as intermediaries between farmers and the federal government in the face of the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. The dual crises...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 135–136.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Robert Schneiders Jack Ward Thomas: The Journals of a Forest Service Chief . Harold K. Steen . Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 Book Reviews / 135 the Americas, Gardens ofNew Spain: How Mediterranean Changed America would make an excellent supplemental Latin American...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Donald G. Wetherell Country Post: Rural Postal Service in Canada, 1880-1945 . Chantal Amyot and John Willis . 140 / Agricultural History buried in the floor of a dairy cooler, which the archaeologists interpreted as the family "placing the iron ax in the cooler to protect limited...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Mark Harvey A Woman in the Great Outdoors: Adventures in the National Park Service . Melody Webb . Copyright 2005 Agricultural History Society 2005 Book Reviews / 247 They chose Guy Bradley, who had a family to support and a long standing desire to enter law enforcement. Bradley fast...
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Published: 01 November 2023
figure 2. Forestry Service female fire-spotter engaging with students during a field trip to Greenfield Village, 2018. Photograph by Debra A. Reid. More
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Doug Genens Abstract From 1966 to the late 1970s, California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) helped farmworkers unionize, fight for safer workplaces, and create a more just farm economy. Studying CRLA as part of the War on Poverty’s Legal Services Program allows scholars to rethink the parameters...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 328–329.
Published: 01 May 2023
... provides not only an academic contribution but a public service in writing an accessible, fascinating study about real people living in challenging times. ...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 2014
... in the depression-era development of constitutional law. Anne Effland Economic Research Service, USDA 620 ...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 540–542.
Published: 01 July 2021
... a promising methodological structure within which to contribute to the burgeoning field of Atlantic history. Cane West National Park Service Unravelled Dreams: Silk and the Atlantic World, 1500 1840. By Ben Marsh. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 500 pp., $39.99, hardback, ISBN 9781108418287...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 150–151.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and supporting evidence to move the work forward. He might have done better to produce a couple of strong articles that presented his key insights, rather than trying to draw them out into a longer work. Anne B. Effland Economic Research Service, USDA The Oyster Question: Scientists, Watermen, and the Maryland...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 163–165.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in the globalization of food. anne effland Economic Research Service USDA The views expressed in this review are those of the author and should not be interpreted as representing the views of the economic research Service or the uSda. 165 ...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 402–404.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... By James R. Skillen. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2015. 360 pp., $45.00, hardback, ISBN 978-0-7006-2127-9. 402 2016 Book Reviews Environmental historian James Skillen s new book attempts to shed light on how the National Park Service, US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Fish...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Chrissy Lutz; Dawn Herd-Clark Abstract Social interactions among African American women in Georgia’s Black Belt during the years between the world wars helped those women to improve their lives. Fort Valley State College and the Extension Service of the United States Department of Agriculture...