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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 262–263.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Dona Brown Fields of Learning: The Student Farm Movement in North America . Edited by Laura Sayre and Sean Clark . Lexington : University Press of Kentucky , 2011 . 378 pp., $40.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8131-3374-4 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2013 2013 Agricultural...
Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 6. FFA student passes the hat among four thousand farmers gathered at the Sioux City (Iowa) Municipal Auditorium to discuss their concerns regarding the 1985 farm bill. Reprinted courtesy of the Sioux City Journal . Photo by Ed Porter. More
Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Daniel B. Ahlquist Revolution Interrupted: Farmers, Students, Law, and Violence in Northern Thailand . By Tyrell Haberkorn . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 2011 . 240 pp., $24.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-0-299-28184-7 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012...
Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nathan M. Sorber Abstract This article explores the social origins and mobility patterns of the first student cohorts at the land-grant colleges in Maine, Massachusetts, and New York. The author finds that the scientific curricula, advanced academic standards, and tuition costs at the early land...
Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 195–203.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Abstract Mentoring graduate students is a far different task than teaching undergraduates, involving a different set of skills and a high level of long-term commitment. This article discusses a number of principles important to the task of mentoring, from choosing one's...
Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 436–460.
Published: 01 October 2006
... subjects. As a graduate student, Allan G. Bogue studied with both and here he describes and contrasts their personalities, teaching styles, and interests, as well as the graduate student mores and methods of the late 1940s and early 1950s. Although the processes of graduate student research have changed...
Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 247–262.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., however, the original land-grant universities have forgotten, perhaps even abandoned, their initial mission. Rather than offering opportunity to the diverse pastiche that comprises America, they now seek glory for themselves by coveting only the best students. In the process, their historic role...
Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 358–370.
Published: 01 July 2015
... in their understanding of farmers and farm life. This article suggests several ways that scholars and students might begin to examine these sources for understanding agricultural history. The authors use two particular statues, one well known and one nearly forgotten, to explain these methods and to demonstrate...
Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 57–76.
Published: 01 July 2012
... to inform students of rural and agricultural history. It suggests some basic steps to identify objects that can serve as material evidence of historic processes and that might also symbolize contemporary attitudes about the rural past. The possibilities are as endless as the objects created by people...
Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 3–28.
Published: 01 January 2015
... at the university. Most prominent among them was George Templeton, a student of Harry Rosen's, who secured his doctoral degree at the University of Wisconsin, returned to the University of Arkansas as an assistant professor in 1958, and became an international leader in the field of biological approaches to pest...
Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2015
... stated that history s greatest advantage is its ability to be accessed by non-scholars (i.e., a new student can walk into a classroom and immediately start discussing a topic without loads of background information). Do you agree with this assessment? Why or why not? 29 Agricultural History Winter...
Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 18–21.
Published: 01 January 2014
... census, Irwin s population was roughly the same size as in 1930, although smaller than it had been in the 1980s. A graduate student and I became curious about how many similar towns there were in Iowa and discovered about two dozen that had been home to roughly three hundred people in 1930 and were still...
Agricultural History (2004) 78 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 July 2004
... by Charles D. Thompson, Jr. and Melinda F. Wiggins. Austin: Univer? sity of Texas Press, 2002. 320 pp., $50.00, hardback, ISBN 0-292-78177-6; $21.95, paperback, ISBN 0-292-78178-4. The editors of this volume have gathered a collection of articles intended to introduce students to the existence...
Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Indian School, 1898-1933 adds to the growing list of works in the last ten years that examine the issues surrounding the education of Native American children during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In this well-written work Riney examines the manner in which Indian students...
Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 371–379.
Published: 01 July 2015
... cotton. if teaching is your first love, and you have landed at college or university that values close faculty/student interaction and rewards excellent teaching, congratulations. And sympathies. i thought i knew what i was getting into, but i did not realize how consuming faculty life at a teaching...
Agricultural History (2010) 84 (3): 403–411.
Published: 01 July 2010
... was part of a National Science Foundation pilot project to create the next generation ofNobel Prize-winning chemists; undergrad uates in the program did not take regular courses but were essentially apprenticed to graduate students and professors. In a way that most undergraduates never had the opportunity...
Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 91–95.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... At the first Agricultural History Society Conference in Boston, I met many graduate students and faculty involved in the Agricultural History and Rural Studies Program at Iowa State University. I realized then that the program provided the best avenue through which to accomplish my research goals. Q. Who were...
Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 347–369.
Published: 01 July 2005
... showed that fall to a sixth place ranking in a class of some thirty at the major exhibition at London, I was also a reasonably good student and an avid reader. I decided to enroll at the University of Western Ontario and prepare to be a high school teacher of English liter? ature. During the next several...
Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 478–484.
Published: 01 October 2005
... interpreted, completed during the current calendar year in honor of Fite's distinguished corpus of work and lifelong devotion to student excellence. Those interested in the award should submit three copies of the dissertation to the editor of Agricultural History by December 31,2005. JOEL ORTH of Iowa State...
Agricultural History (2004) 78 (4): 505–510.
Published: 01 October 2004
... the current calendar year in honor of Fite's distinguished corpus of work and lifelong devotion to student excellence. Those interested in the award should sub- mit three copies of their dissertations to the editor of Agricultural History by December 31,2004. SARAH T. PHILLIPS of Boston University is the 2003...