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Industrializing the corn belt

J. L. Anderson

Industrializing the corn belt

agriculture, technology, and environment, 1945-1972

by J. L. Anderson

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Published by Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural innovations -- Iowa -- History,
  • Agricultural productivity -- Iowa -- History,
  • Agriculture -- Iowa -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesAgriculture, technology, and environment, 1945-1972
    StatementJ.L. Anderson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.I5 A56 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18687686M
    ISBN 109780875803920
    LC Control Number2008030431

    The Corn Belt is the part of the Midwestern United is where corn has been predominant crop, since the s. Corn replaced native tall grasses there. The area includes southern Minnesota, eastern Nebraska and part of Missouri and whole of Iowa, Indiana and Illinois are also included. This region consists of relatively level land and deep fertile soils.   Planting Corn Belt culture; the impress of the upland southerner and Yankee in the Old Northwest by Power, Richard Lyle, Pages:

    An Exile in the Corn Belt. The Times compared the book to James Weldon Johnson’s “Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man.” But being the anointed Arab interlocutor for Jewish readers came at Author: Ruth Margalit. 1. Corn Belt Geography 2. Making the Land 3. Finding the Land 4. Zea Mays 5. The Feedlot 6. Razorbacks and Poland-Chinas 7. The First Corn Belt 8. Corn Belt Sectionalism 9. Specialization and Westward Expansion New Crops and Northward Expansion West to the Plains The Corn Business. Notes Index.

    Silos and Smokestacks. The Story. Story Themes; Farmer Video Histories; Explore. Sites & Attractions; NPS Passport Program.   New book looks at economic devastation in an Iowa meat-packing town blaze the smuggling trails that run up into the Corn Belt from Mexico, home to the gang lords who own the superlabs that.


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Industrializing the Corn Belt 9/1/ From the late s to the early s, farmers in the Corn Belt transformed their region into a new, industrial powerhouse of large-scale production, mechanization, specialization, and efficiency.

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Originally known as "Zea Mays", corn started off slow in biological terms but blew up after the discovery of. The Corn Belt states also account for a sizable proportion of the nation's farm mortgage debt. When the debt reached its peak infarm mortgage loans in the Corn Belt states amounted to $ billion, or about 30 percent of the totaL2 Al-though the outstanding debt in.

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Soils are deep, fertile, and rich in organic material and nitrogen, and the land is relatively level. The warm nights, hot days, and well-distributed rainfall of the .Environmental activism has most often been credited to grassroots protesters, but much early progress in environmental protection originated in the halls of Congress.

As Paul Milazzo shows, a coterie of unlikely environmentalists placed water quality issues on the national agenda as early as the s and continued to shape governmental policy through the early s, both .