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Visions of American agriculture

Author: William Lockeretz
Publisher: Ames : Iowa State University, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking up the issues that confront agriculture today, this text develops ideas about preserving the best traditions of agriculture whilst promoting new approaches to farm life, rural communities, the  Read more...

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Visions of American agriculture.
Ames : Iowa State University, 1997
(OCoLC)644207098
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Lockeretz
ISBN: 0813820448 9780813820446
OCLC Number: 36446798
Description: xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Past visions of American agriculture / David B. Danbom --
Agrarian values: their future place in U.S. agriculture / Paul B. Thompson --
Farm families in a changing America / Peggy Barlett --
Reconnecting farmers and citizens in the food system / Kate Clancy --
Agricultural landscapes in harmony with nature / Joan Iverson Nassauer --
Part II. Farming to improve environmental quality / Julia Freedgood --
City and country: forgiving new connections through agriculture / Mark B. Lapping and Max J. Pfeffer --
Envisioning a thriving rural America through agriculture / Karl Stauber --
A better life for farm workers / Suzanne Vaupel --
Building coalitions for agriculture, nutrition, and the food needs of the poor / Beatrice L. Rogers --
Government pathways to true food security / Kathleen A. Merrigan --
Rediscovering the public mission of the land-grant university through cooperative extension / John M. Gerber --
Ensuring the scientific foundations for agriculture's future --
Democratic technology policy for a rapidly changing world / Lawrence Busch and Gerad Middendorf --
Educating lifelong learners for the American food system / William B. Lacy.
Responsibility: edited by William Lockeretz.

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