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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 70–93.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Adam M. Romero Abstract This paper traces two stories of agriculture that merged in late autumn 1944 on a lettuce field in California's Salinas Valley. On that field, two transmuted industrial waste products from California's rudimentary petroleum economy were at once injected into the soil...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 255–256.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Sarah T. Phillips Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America . By Ian Tyrrell . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . 368 pp., $40.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-226-19776-0. © 2016 the Agricultural History Society 2016 2016 Book...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 68–86.
Published: 01 January 2014
... range of difficult issues, cognitive simplicity on the plant nutrition front was more important than the side effects of excessive fertilizer use: wasting thoughts would have cost more than wasting resources. At the same time, acting against the advice of scientific experts produced an anxiety...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 414–443.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Tina Peabody Abstract This article traces the rise and fall of garbage feeding on swine farms in Secaucus, New Jersey. Between the late nineteenth century and the 1950s, Secaucus swine farmers fed their herds on food waste from New York City’s hotels and restaurants, providing them an economical...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (4): 659–689.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Margiana Petersen-Rockney Abstract For three centuries—from the seventeenth through the early twentieth century—pigs filled a vital niche transforming waste into food as the US countryside grew into the city in spaces like Providence, Rhode Island. During seventeenth-century colonization, pigs...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 247–262.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of providing entrance into the middle class for the disenfranchised has gone wanting. Brooks calls for a revitalized Morrill mandate to take advantage of the vast human capital that would otherwise be wasted. © the Agricultural History Society, 2015 2015 NOTES 1. “An Act Donating Public Lands...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 169–191.
Published: 01 October 2012
... by all the surrounding manors. Although true intercommoning had probably generally died out by the sixteenth century, in NorthWest England it lingered in those upland and lowland wastes where there was neither pressure on grazing nor a topography with natural boundaries. Yet shared resources of this kind...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 429–451.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Role in American History ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2002 ), 159 . For pigs' role in waste disposal, see, for example, Martin Melosi , Garbage in the Cities: Refuse, Reform, and the Environment, 1880 – 1980 ( College Station : Texas A&M University Press , 1981 ); Susan...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 102–138.
Published: 01 January 2019
... acid and other products, but the vast majority of the plant’s production goes into Roundup. Hart helped to design the “fourteen-year slag management plan” at the Soda Springs facility around 2005, and he told me that Monsanto was soon going to need new land to expand dumping of slag waste. “You can...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 168–187.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Taylor (New York: Harper & Row, 1972 ), 259 -79 Michael Williams , Americans and Their Forests: A Historical Geography (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992 ) 8 Phillip Conford , "The Alchemy of Waste: The Impact of Asian Farming on the British Or¬ ganic Movement...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 393–404.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., and economic development resulted in urban areas along the Missouri River like Sioux City; Omaha; St. Joseph; Kansas City, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri; and St. Louis. Gathering water from states as diverse as Montana and Missouri, the Missouri River watershed carried wastes from a diverse economy...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 607–608.
Published: 01 October 2014
... practice, manures, waste, and their analyses. in their contributions, richard jones and robert shiel cover the philosophy and history of manuring practice in the united kingdom, setting the scene for the chapters that follow. Amy Bogaard s chapter describes middening and manuring in the neolithic Era...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (3): 415–416.
Published: 01 July 2008
.... They speak at once to the bygone days of plantation life,as well as to concerns with waste management disposal. J.C. Watson's writing about composting on a North Bengal tea estate evokes images of the antebellum South. J. P. J.Van Vuren writes a wholly lucid account of composting municipal refuse...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 606–607.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., manures, waste, and their analyses. in their contributions, richard jones and robert shiel cover the philosophy and history of manuring practice in the united kingdom, setting the scene for the chapters that follow. Amy Bogaard s chapter describes middening and manuring in the neolithic Era, drawing...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (3): 416–417.
Published: 01 July 2008
...David J. Lewis Agricultural History Summer Most book appendices have little value, but not those in The Soil and Health. They speak at once to the bygone days of plantation life,as well as to concerns with waste management disposal. J.C. Watson's writing about composting on a North Bengal tea...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 569–584.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Michael D. Thompson Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 [Footnotes] 1 "Huge Spill of Hog Waste Fuels an Old Debate in North Carolina," New York Times , 25 June 1995, 13 Michael Satchell , "Hog Heaven—and Hell," U.S. News and World Report , 22 January 1996...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 January 2013
... environments; and Bill Shannon at the combination of reclamation, enclosure, and the approvement of otherwise waste land in Lancashire. Approvement was the action of making profit or converting to profit, by manorial lords, the wastes and common land by enclosure and appropriation. It was prescribed by law...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 405–418.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., farmers down? stream from the Lead Belt along the Big River took the same lead companies to court over the disposal of mining waste and the resulting water pollution. The apparent paternalism of the lead industry in southeast Missouri was certainly appreciated by some, so much so perhaps that it has...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 209–229.
Published: 01 April 2016
... ). 6. J. W. Turrentine , “The Preparation of Fertilizer from Municipal Waste,” in Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture: 1914 ( Washington, DC : GPO , 1915 ), 295 – 310 ; Carl Vrooman , “Stop Tremendous Manure Waste,” 1917 , entry 139, box 4, Records of the Division...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 January 2013
... improvement and its changing meaning over time; H. R. French looks at common rights, entitlements, and enclosure but in the particular context of towns or urban environments; and Bill Shannon at the combination of reclamation, enclosure, and the approvement of otherwise waste land in Lancashire...