1 edition of Agricultural history found in the catalog.
by Agricultural History Center, University of California in Davis, CA
Written in English
A three-part catalogue index to the Agricultural History Society Papers and Agricultural History quarterly.
|Statement||compiled by Vivian B. Whitehead.|
|Contributions||Whitehead, Vivian B.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 100 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||100|
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, p.: ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction / Gregory P. Marchildon --A history of agriculture on the prairies to / Lewis H. Thomas --Indian agriculture in the fur trade Northwest / D. Wayne Moodie and Barry Kaye --The ranching industry of Western Canada: its initial epoch, / Sheilagh S. Marcel Mazoyer is professor of comparative agriculture and agricultural development at the National Institute of Agronomy (INA) in Paris, where he succeeded Rene Dumont, and the author of several books on the history of agriculture. He has worked on agricultural policy in more than twenty countries.
In the spring of , Abraham Lincoln signed into law an act of Congress that established the early beginnings of the history of the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture).This year-old section of government laid the foundation for how our modern agriculture industry would advance in the realm of land cultivation, conservation, and economic development. Chapter 1 - The history, development, and future of agricultural extension. Gwyn E. Jones Chris Garforth. Gwyn E. Jones is Senior Lecturer, Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Department, and Chris Garforth is Senior Lecturer and Head of the Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Department, both at The University of Reading, United Kingdom.
The history of agriculture in the United States covers the period from the first English settlers to the present day. In Colonial America, agriculture was the primary livelihood for 90% of the population, and most towns were shipping points for the export of agricultural farms were geared toward subsistence production for family use. The rapid growth of population and the. , The Elements of Agriculture: A Book for Young Farmers, George E. Waring, New York: D. Appleton and Company, ; , History of Farm Tractors - Geiser Manufacturing Company WWW-VL: History: United States: Agricultural History.
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Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. Agricultural History is the journal of record in the field. As such, it publishes articles on all aspects of the history of agriculture and rural life with no geographical or temporal limits. As such, it publishes articles on all aspects of the history of agriculture and rural life with no geographical or temporal limits.
Selected agricultural texts depecting rural life and investigating agriucltural technology published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Full-text and searchable. Growing a Nation: The Story of American Agriculture.
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Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago.
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