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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 January 2010
...ANNE EFFLAND Abstract This address is an exploration of a lifetime of disparate and often conflicting observations about how different people view what is right and good for agriculture, food, and farmers around the world. The exploration utilizes the concept of wicked problems to focus...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 190–209.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., but lots of cotton wick material. Loris Russell suggests that this changed later in the century. Douglas McCalla , Consumers in the Bush: Shopping in Rural Upper Canada, 1808–1861 ( Kingston : McGill-Queen’s University Press , 2015 ); Loris S. Russell , A Heritage of Light , Chpt. 1...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (2): 147–172.
Published: 01 April 2005
.... Indeed, wick, for candle-making, was purchased by someone in every sample, a total of seventy-six buyers in all (see Table 8). It was one of many products purchased in order to Table 8. Buying and Making: Some Indicators Grocery Purchases at Canadian Country Stores / 165 make something else. Although I...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the winner of the award. The 2014 History of Agriculture and Rural Life Award was presented to LAUREN OLSON for her senior individual website entry entitled Responsibilities of Farmers during World War II. Lauren is a student at Rutland School in Rutland, South Dakota. Her teacher was KAREE WICKS. Gladys L...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 2020
... quality inspectors and strove to meet differing state requirements. Standard also developed wicks and sold gasoline and naphtha stoves in order to dispose of those products, and it soon began to market kerosene stoves as well, which must have reinforced its commitment to product safety. Finally, changes...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 173–178.
Published: 01 January 2019
... the Centennial [of the Agricultural History Society] with us. Claire Strom, Rollins College When I think of Douglas Helms, it s his wicked sense of humor that first comes to mind. We would tease him mercilessly about his southern manners, background, and roots, and he would fire back something about typical...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 423–450.
Published: 01 October 2010
... because grafting was "wicked." This part of his myth is confounded by Chapman's longtime career as hired tree cutter and forest clearer, hack ing and felling woods forwages. His girdling and deadening old-growth trees by slashing through their bark and severing living cambial tissue was surely no less...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 232–243.
Published: 01 April 2002
... the West. Such theories pictured irrigation as opening another roadway for Americans to travel on their journey to Eden. Such ideas about escaping from the wicked East to a 3. EveningCapitalNews (Boise), 18February1912,3. 4. DonaldJ. Pisani,ToReclaima DividedWest:WaterL, aw,andPublicPolicy,1848-1902...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2000
... against those who disdained lending to neighbors who fell short of reaching the level of selfsufficiency. He described the "skinflint, or stingy man," as follows, "He forbids his wife to lend salt, or lamp-wick, or herbs, or barley grains, or garlands, or holy cakes. These things all mount up, you know...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., especially "those living in the quiet of unprotected localities," to be on their guard against such "brutal, wicked men." Country girls may also have been too trusting of strangers, like Frank Austin, who assaulted a "pretty" fifteen-year-old in 1878. Austin, a married man, reportedly lured her into his...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 566–590.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., previous patent and against his own patent, Haish began the 1881 issue of the Regulator with a paean to God-fearing dealers and consumers, to men whose convictions of right and wrong are based upon . . . an All-wise and truth loving God, who will bring to naught all the wicked machinations of Godless...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 547–579.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and cherished, and the idle, and wicked poore supprest.” 133 Impersonal labor management schemes on a national level accompanied the project of agricultural improvement. Lamenting the lack of punishment for alehouse-promoted drunkenness and idleness, Blith followed Markham in his emphasis...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 4–34.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Anne Effland in her published presidential address visited the problem of agricultural dumping, using the example of cotton in West Africa, and listing it as one of the wicked problems she perceived in agriculture. She cited how the international organization Oxfam s campaign to end subsidized cotton...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 January 2004
... been well nigh choked by the trash and weeds which have been allowed to accumulate around it." He also reported two fields in which he was "really unable to decide which predominated?cane or jungle." Reports from the Bruns- wick River district of New South Wales in 1900 described cane paddocks as being...