By Bruce L. Gardner
American agriculture within the 20th century has given the realm one in every of its nice good fortune tales, a paradigm of productiveness and many. but the tale has its darkish part, from the plight of the Okies within the Nineteen Thirties to the farm main issue of the Nineteen Eighties to state-of-the-art issues approximately low crop costs and the effect of biotechnology. U.S. farming over the last century, Bruce Gardner searches out causes for either the impressive growth and the chronic social difficulties that experience marked the background of yankee agriculture.
Gardner records either the industrial problems that experience faced farmers and the technological and monetary modifications that experience lifted them from relative poverty to financial parity with the nonfarm inhabitants. He offers an in depth research of the explanations of those developments, with emphasis at the position of presidency motion. He experiences how commodity aid courses, pushed via interest-group politics, have spent hundreds and hundreds of billions of greenbacks to little goal. still, Gardner concludes that by means of reconciling competing financial pursuits whereas fostering productiveness progress and fiscal integration of the farm and nonfarm economies, the final twentieth-century function of presidency in American agriculture within reason considered as a triumph of democracy.
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