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In defense of farmers : the future of agriculture in the shadow of corporate power

Author: Jane W Gibson; Sara E Alexander
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
Series: Our sustainable future.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illuminates anew the critical role that farmers play in the future of agriculture and examines the social, economic, and environmental vulnerabilities of industrial agriculture, as well as its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
In defense of farmers.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018047752
(OCoLC)1060177913
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane W Gibson; Sara E Alexander
ISBN: 9781496215895 1496215893 9781496215918 1496215915
OCLC Number: 1100588362
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Power, food, and agriculture: implications for farmers, consumers, and communities / Mary K. Hendrickson, Philip H. Howard, and Douglas H. Constance --
Chickenizing American farmers, or "Sometimes I feel like a galley slave" / Donald D. Stull --
Industrial chicken meat and the good life in Bolivia / Sarah Kollnig --
Automating agriculture: precision technologies, agbots, and the fourth Industrial Revolution / Jane W. Gibson --
Water to wine: industrial agriculure and groundwater regulation in California / Casey Walsh --
The challenges of climate change for West Texas wheat farmers / Sara E. Alexander --
From partner to consumer: the changing role of farmers in the public agricultural research process on the Canadian prairies / Katherine Strand --
Transmission of the Brazil model of industrial soybean production: a comparative study of two migrant farming communities in the Brazilian cerrado / Andrew Ofstehage --
The price of success: population decline and community transformation in western Kansas / Jane W. Gibson and Benjamin J. Gray --
An alternative future for food and farming / John Ikerd.
Series Title: Our sustainable future.
Responsibility: edited by Jane W. Gibson and Sara E. Alexander ; foreword by John K. Hansen.

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