Stories in Category "History of Agriculture and Rural America"
Photographer Marji Guyler-Alaniz noticed how women were not normally included in imagery about farmers. She started taking pictures focusing only on femal....
Preserving early farming practices through oral histories.
With California locked in third consecutive year of extreme drought, the issue of water rights also is heating up. Some farmers, however, receive as mu....
Bronze sculpture of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug is place in the Statuary Hall.
Agriculture is changed as a result of the farm crisis and has became what it is today.
2013 began in a similar fashion as the year it followed: as lawmakers dealt with a severe case of “electile dysfunction” in Washington.
The 1980s farm crisis impacts farmers, families, and communities throughout the country.
The 1980s farm crisis has a variety of causes, domestically and internationally.
Sharp declines in agricultural supplies worldwide in the 1970s result in increased profits for producers, higher land values and low interest rates, all o....
Four different farm families each come to farming through different means. Each will is impacted by the 1980s farm crisis.