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Agricultural Crisis in America: A Reference Handbook

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In Agricultural Crisis in America, topics of importance to the vitality of America's farms are thoroughly examined such as the pollution of groundwater, the loss of quality farmland to urban development, food safety, wildlife impact, animal welfare, economic difficulties facing farmers today, government policy, and much more.

A wealth of tables, graphs, and other statistical information supports the text, so readers may objectively evaluate the situation.

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Provides a comprehensive, readable summary of challenges facing the agricultural industry, with a thoughtful overview of the topic, a chronology tracing significant events, biographical sketches of relevant individuals, and annotated lists of print and online sources. Topics examined include groundwater pollution, urban development, food safety, wildlife impact, and economic difficulties. A key feature is a chapter that presents a wealth of tables, graphs, and other statistical information.
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Synopsis:

Providing a thorough summary of the challenges facing our agricultural industry, this book investigates problems and considers solutions, examining issues relevant to the viability of America's farms.

Synopsis:

• A wealth of tables, graphs, and other statistical information

Synopsis:

• Complete coverage of vital topics such as groundwater pollution, urban development, animal welfare, economic difficulties, and government policy

Table of Contents

Cultivating change and crisis — Farm and ranch survivability — Modernization — Feeding a growing world — Safe food and drinking water — Chronology — Biographical sketches — Facts, figures, and case studies — Organizations — Related print resources — Internet sites.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874367379
Author:
Hoag, Dana L.
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO
Author:
Hoag, Dana L.
Author:
Dana L. Hoag Ph.D.
Author:
Hoag, Dana
Location:
Santa Barbara, Calif. :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Industries
Subject:
Economics - Theory
Subject:
Agriculture
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
Agriculture and state
Subject:
Food supply
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry - General
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Economics - General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Contemporary World Issues.
Series Volume:
105-7
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
275
Dimensions:
5.98x9.01x.81 in. 1.31 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Economics » General
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General

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"Synopsis" by , Providing a thorough summary of the challenges facing our agricultural industry, this book investigates problems and considers solutions, examining issues relevant to the viability of America's farms.
"Synopsis" by , • A wealth of tables, graphs, and other statistical information
"Synopsis" by , • Complete coverage of vital topics such as groundwater pollution, urban development, animal welfare, economic difficulties, and government policy
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