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American agriculture

a brief history

by R. Douglas Hurt

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Published by Iowa State University Press in Ames .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby R. Douglas Hurt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS441 .H918 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 412 p. :
      Number of Pages412
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1428744M
      ISBN 100813823765
      LC Control Number93039998

      Agriculture is a major industry in the United States, which is a net exporter of food. As of the census of agriculture, there were million farms, covering an area of million acres (3,, km 2), an . [The Development of American Agriculture] is unique.” James T. Bonnen Michigan State University In this landmark survey of the history of American agriculture from to the present, Willard Cochrane Cited by:

      A Gardener's Alphabet (Book) A True Book: Corn (Book) Corn (Book) Corn in the Story of Agriculture (Book) Corn is Maize: The Gift of the Indians (Book) Four Seasons of Corn: A Winnebago Tradition . Second, like much of U.S. agricultural economics, the book is somewhat U.S. centric (which might seem to be an odd comment to pass on a book that is specifically about American agriculture). The book .

        The American farm book: or, Compend of American agriculture ; being a practical treatise on soils, manures, draining irrigation, grasses, grain, roots, fruits, cotton, tobacco, sugar cane, rice, Pages:   The book is well written and easy to read, it challenges us to a higher order of thinking.”—James E. Horne, president of Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture Inc. and coauthor of .


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