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Restructuring Worker Training, Preparatory Education, and Material Inputs for Urban Agriculture

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Cuba faced challenges in provisioning urban agriculture with a workforce, extension services, and material inputs, the Cuban efforts to deal with which this chapter addresses. There exist extensive ... More


“Justifiable Pride”: Negotiation and Collaboration in Florida African American Extension

Kelly A. Minor

in Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039862
eISBN:
9780813043777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039862.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

Kelly A. Minor explores the relationships between agents of the Negro Division of the Florida Agricultural Extension Service and African American farm families in a state with a nearly 50 percent ... More


Between Forty Acres and A Class Action Lawsuit: Black Farmers, Civil Rights, and Protest against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1997–2010

Valerie Grim

in Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039862
eISBN:
9780813043777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039862.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

Valerie Grim indicates that black farmers have still not won the long struggle for equal rights. In 1999, for the first time in American history, black farmers brought a successful class action law ... More


Farmers' Distress in a Modernizing Agriculture—The Tragedy of the Upwardly Mobile: An Overview

V. M. Rao

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Although the crisis in agricultural growth and agrarian crisis are overlapping perspectives, they give rise to contrasting diagnoses of the problems in Indian agriculture. This chapter describes ... More


Agronomy

David Moon

in The Plough that Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700-1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199556434
eISBN:
9780191747243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556434.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

With the failure of tree planting and irrigation, Russians turned to agronomy. Over the nineteenth century, Russian agronomists and other scientists realised that relying on agricultural sciences ... More


Agrarian Transition and Farmers' Distress in Karnataka

R.S. Deshpande

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Karnataka is a drought-prone region with a large proportion of wastelands, high outstanding agricultural credit from scheduled banks, and high density of marginal and small farmers. These conditions ... More


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