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The Resource Readings in the history of American agriculture

Readings in the history of American agriculture

Label
Readings in the history of American agriculture
Title
Readings in the history of American agriculture
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1915-2004
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rasmussen, Wayne D.
Dewey number
630.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
S441
LC item number
.R34
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
30.9
NAL item number
R18
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1915-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rasmussen, Wayne D.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Agriculture
Label
Readings in the history of American agriculture
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings of American Agriculture, 1607-1775 -- English agriculture sets the pattern -- American Indian crops adopted by European settlers -- Setters at Jamestown and Plymouth learn to plant corn -- English agricultural revolution brings changes in American agriculture -- Agriculture during the Confederation, 1776-1789 -- Whitney invents the cotton gin -- First American agricultural journal -- Local agricultural societies organized to sponsor annual fairs -- John Lorain develops methods to breed golden yellow maize -- Introduction of improved cattle -- Jethro Wood patents practical cast-iron plow 00 First American soil scientist demonstrates value of lime -- Steel plows for prairie soil -- Mechanical grain reaper introduced -- Irrigation develops in the west -- Commercial fertilizers appear before the Civil War -- Cooperative marketing of farm products -- Grimm alfalfa brought to Minnesota -- The first American agricultural revolution, 1861-1914 -- Establishment of the United States Department of Agriculture -- Agricultural colleges encouraged by Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862 -- Homestead Act passed -- First Grange organized -- Science of human nutrition established -- Bonanza farming in the Great Plains -- Sugar beets cultivated successfully and vertical integration in farming begins -- Cattle industry of the Great Plains -- Vedalia beetle or ladybird introduced to control cottony-cushion scale -- State experiment stations provide the basis for scientific agriculture -- Tick fever of cattle controlled -- Babcock butterfat test developed -- Breeding disease-resistant strains of plants -- Rise of dry farming -- Serum-virus treatment against hog cholera -- Farm demonstrations to combat boll weevil lead to county agent system -- Country Life Commission -- World War I stimulates demand for farm products, 1914-1919 -- Farm production increases during World War I -- Federal government institutes Rural Credit Program -- Modern hybrid seed corn developed -- Return to normalcy and agricultural depression, 1920-1932 -- Farm Bloc organized in Congress -- Agricultural crises of 1920-1923 and the McNary Haugen Plan -- Master Farm Movement begins -- Hybrid seed corn commercially available in the corn belt -- Domestic allotment plan proposed -- Federal Farm Board established --The New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Congress authorizes program to control production and marketing -- Cross-breeding produces meat-type hogs -- Soil conservation encourage and aided by the Federal government -- Artificial breeding changes dairy industry -- World War II and the second agricultural revolution -- Second agricultural revolution begins with the World War II -- World Food Board proposed -- Chronology of American agricultural history
Control code
557531
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
340 pages
Lccn
60008342
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)354000
Label
Readings in the history of American agriculture
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings of American Agriculture, 1607-1775 -- English agriculture sets the pattern -- American Indian crops adopted by European settlers -- Setters at Jamestown and Plymouth learn to plant corn -- English agricultural revolution brings changes in American agriculture -- Agriculture during the Confederation, 1776-1789 -- Whitney invents the cotton gin -- First American agricultural journal -- Local agricultural societies organized to sponsor annual fairs -- John Lorain develops methods to breed golden yellow maize -- Introduction of improved cattle -- Jethro Wood patents practical cast-iron plow 00 First American soil scientist demonstrates value of lime -- Steel plows for prairie soil -- Mechanical grain reaper introduced -- Irrigation develops in the west -- Commercial fertilizers appear before the Civil War -- Cooperative marketing of farm products -- Grimm alfalfa brought to Minnesota -- The first American agricultural revolution, 1861-1914 -- Establishment of the United States Department of Agriculture -- Agricultural colleges encouraged by Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862 -- Homestead Act passed -- First Grange organized -- Science of human nutrition established -- Bonanza farming in the Great Plains -- Sugar beets cultivated successfully and vertical integration in farming begins -- Cattle industry of the Great Plains -- Vedalia beetle or ladybird introduced to control cottony-cushion scale -- State experiment stations provide the basis for scientific agriculture -- Tick fever of cattle controlled -- Babcock butterfat test developed -- Breeding disease-resistant strains of plants -- Rise of dry farming -- Serum-virus treatment against hog cholera -- Farm demonstrations to combat boll weevil lead to county agent system -- Country Life Commission -- World War I stimulates demand for farm products, 1914-1919 -- Farm production increases during World War I -- Federal government institutes Rural Credit Program -- Modern hybrid seed corn developed -- Return to normalcy and agricultural depression, 1920-1932 -- Farm Bloc organized in Congress -- Agricultural crises of 1920-1923 and the McNary Haugen Plan -- Master Farm Movement begins -- Hybrid seed corn commercially available in the corn belt -- Domestic allotment plan proposed -- Federal Farm Board established --The New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Congress authorizes program to control production and marketing -- Cross-breeding produces meat-type hogs -- Soil conservation encourage and aided by the Federal government -- Artificial breeding changes dairy industry -- World War II and the second agricultural revolution -- Second agricultural revolution begins with the World War II -- World Food Board proposed -- Chronology of American agricultural history
Control code
557531
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
340 pages
Lccn
60008342
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)354000

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