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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 102–138.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and irrefutable link between Monsanto’s herbicide and carcinogenesis. But if we look to history, we see that there are some troubling realities about producing Roundup in the first place. Documenting the supply-side ecological costs of Roundup manufacture, this article questions the efficacy of a decentralized...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 618–619.
Published: 01 October 2015
... masterfully. Tina Stewart Brakebill Illinois State University Hog Meat and Hoecake: Food Supply in the Old South, 1840 1860. By Sam Bowers Hilliard. 1972. Reprint. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2014. 312 pp., $28.95, paperback, ISBN 978-0-82034676-2. Like most truly prescient works, James C. Cobb...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 141–145.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Tim Paulson Featured Review Seeing Like a Supply Chain Tim Paulson University of British Columbia, Okanagan Red Meat Republic: A Hoof-to-Table History of How Beef Changed America. By Joshua Specht. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. 368 pp., $27.95, hardback, ISBN 978-0-6911-8231-5...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 78–103.
Published: 01 January 2012
... tried to guarantee that only the most destitute would rely on public aid. Unfortunately, for some the lack of outdoor relief created a need for an institution that might not have existed had they been given supplies in their own homes. David Lightner , Asylum, Prison, and Poorhouse: The Writings...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 711–713.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Steven B. Davis Civil War Supply and Strategy: Feeding Men and Moving Armies . By Earl J. Hess . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 2020 . 448 pp., $50.00 , hardcover, ISBN 9780807173329. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021 Book Reviews 711 swer all of our...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 150–151.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Anne B. Effland The Politics of Food Supply: US Agricultural Policy in the World Economy . By Bill Winders . New Haven : Yale University Press , 2009 . 304 pp., $55.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-300-13924-2 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Agricultural History...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 290–310.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and productivity. Short-term economic decisions often take priority over longer-term sustainable choices. Diversity on all levels is decreasing. There are fewer growers and a reduced number of retail outlets to supply. In turn, growers become more and more specialized by narrowing the range of varieties...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (1): 78–96.
Published: 01 January 2008
.... When the demonstrators went out onto the roadsides, he worked with labor organizations to collect and deliver supplies. Ultimately, the connections between these urban supporters and rural protesters were personal, not ideological, reminding us that history is not about abstractions, but people...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 April 2008
...-labor ratios, quality of soils, and structure of market engagement. Exploring the different paths of agrarian change in these two districts demonstrates that they were dependent on the structure of market engagement and its effects on the supply and flexibility of labor. African agricultural history...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 423–450.
Published: 01 October 2010
... and culinary preparations, others for drying, and many "winter keepers" for long-term storage. These trees were supplied by distinctive, horticulturally trained farmers who produced grafted trees as part of their mixed crop output. Demand for this first catalog of American apple trees exploded in the Ohio...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 471–492.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Jason Morgan Ward Abstract During World War II, the POW labor program provided cotton planters in the lower Mississippi Valley with a temporary yet timely solution to an increasingly mobile local labor supply. While war prisoners worked in a variety of crops and non-agricultural industries, one...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 104–127.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Elizabeth Lamoree Abstract From the Great Depression to the Great Recession of the 1970s, American agricultural policy institutionalized growers' anti-union politics based on the unique characteristics of farming. California growers argued they needed access to a flexible and cheap labor supply...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 502–524.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Takashi Iida Abstract In early modern Brandenburg-Prussia, feudal lords ( Gutsherren ) were primarily the owners of both large estates that required peasant labor and large forests from which they were obligated to supply their peasants with life's necessities. This paper examines the practice...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 269–295.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Gabriella M. Petrick Abstract The development of large-scale lettuce production in California’s Salinas Valley illustrates the tensions between technology and nature and provides a starting point for understanding the complexities of supplying vast quantities of quality fresh produce to consumers...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (3): 261–288.
Published: 01 July 2004
..., Port Jackson rapidly developed its capacity to produce a surplus of antiscorbutic seamen’s greens essential for a distant port and naval base to become an assured resource of refereshment, services, and supplies necessary for Britain to "effectively occupy" the oceanic territory of New South Wales...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 253–280.
Published: 01 July 2005
... and especially water, a resource in short supply on the semi-arid prairies of Texas and Alberta. Larger ranchers and cattle syndicates resented the challenge posed by the settlers and feared the competition for water and grass. Supported by officials in Austin and Ottawa--who favored rapid industrial development...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 393–408.
Published: 01 October 2005
... and supplies of food. Since about 1930, the trend toward centralization, standardization, and specialization has discouraged local production in food, as it has discouraged local and regional production in other industries. This essay considers how this process occurred in perhaps the most archetypical...
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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 (2022) 96 (1-2): 54–90.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Bryant K. Barnes Abstract Georgia fruit growers embodied the intelligent, business-minded mentality about which New South boosters preached. Rather than stubbornly adding to the already glutted cotton markets, these modern farmers diversified. In supplying urban markets with fruit and truck...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 263–288.
Published: 01 April 2015
... . For literature on the British dairy industry in the second half of the nineteenth century, see, for example, E. H. Whetham , “The London Milk Trade, 1860–1900,” Economic History Review 17 ( Dec. 1964 ): 369 – 80 ; David Taylor , “London's Milk Supply, 1850–1900:AReinterpretation...