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William Allen White and the Farmer’s Populist Movement - William Allen White and the Farmer’s Populist Movement      During the late 19th century in Kansas there was a movement among the general population called the Farmer’s Populist Movement. Today, Kansas is still by far a Republican state, but during this time the Populist Party engaged the Republican stronghold in a battle to win over the state, however, in the end the Republicans pulled through. William Allen White, at this time, had become a well known man in the journalism world and his political allegiance did not go unnoticed among either those within the political arena or those observing....   [tags: Kansas Farmer's Populist Movement Essays]
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Farmer Suicides in India - Indian agriculture has been around since 9000 BC. Agriculture has been one of the major aspects of India before her independence in 1947. However, since India gained her independence, the agricultural industry’s has declined in contributing to the gross domestic product due to the rise in industry and service sectors. The agriculture industry has provided approximately a third of India’s gross domestic product and has employed about two-thirds of the population since the mid-1990s (Heitzman, 1995)....   [tags: International Government ]
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Paul Farmer, Partners in Health and Tuberculosis - Paul Farmer was born in Massachusetts in 1959, went to Harvard Medical School, became a doctor, and ended up living and working in Haiti. He co-founded an organization in 1987 called Partners in Health (PIH). The philosophy behind the organization is that everyone, no matter who or where has a right to health care. Paul Farmer and PIH have already made amazing progress in Haiti, Peru, and several other countries, helping people get the care they need. PIH’s website lists a detailed history of they and Farmer’s work in Haiti....   [tags: Health Care]
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The River Warren and the Struggling Farmer - The River Warren and the Struggling Farmer The alarm clock sounds every morning at five o'clock, not a Sony or any other form of electrical device, but the sounds of the roosters crowing and horses scurrying around the dew filled pasture eagerly awaiting their morning grain. One can hardly ignore crashing and banging sounds that the hogs make as they lift their feeder covers with their noses and bounce them up and down to alert their owner he is late for breakfast again. As the farmer stumbles out of bed, he is greeted by tantalizing aroma of fresh coffee and his wife's award winning biscuits....   [tags: Warren] 1825 words
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A Mexican Farmer Worker in USA - A Mexican Farmer Worker in USA The first immigrant I interviewed will be referred to as “Jess”. Jess is from Guanajuato which is in southern Mexico. Jess, his five brothers and sisters, and his parents were farmers. They grew corn as their main crop. Jess’s family lived in a three-bedroom brick house in Mexico. Their house surprisingly had water and electricity. He only made 100 pesos a day ($10.00 U.S.). According to Jess, this was not enough money to get by on his own. He said that the average person in Mexico needs at least 150 pesos per day to live on their own and someone raising a family needs much more than this....   [tags: Immigration Immigrant Essays Papers]
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The Modern Day Gikuyun Farmer - The Modern Day Gikuyun Farmer The following are excerpts from a research project undertaken by Ramya Bavikatte on her Washington Semester at American University. Ramya traveled with her class to Kenya, where she learned more about the issues of small holder agriculture and the Gikuyun farmer. The purpose of this research project is to study the economic and social implications of smallholder agriculture in Kenya. The shift of smallholders from subsistence farming to cash crop farming created significant changes in the standards of living, social security, reproduction, and the sexual division of labor....   [tags: Economics Kenya Agriculture Essays] 1550 words
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Farmer, Political Boss, and Immigrant - Farmer, Political Boss, and Immigrant Various people from the late nineteenth century held diverse opinions on political issues of the day. The source of this diversity was often due to varying backgrounds these people experienced. Three distinct groups of people are the farming class, the political bosses, and the immigrants, who poured into the country like an unstoppable flood. These groups of people also represented the social stratification of the new society, which had just emerged from rapid industrialization....   [tags: American History] 960 words
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The Farmer's Movement of the Late 19th Century - During the late nineteenth century, the agrarian movement evolved into a political force that energized American farmers to voice their political and economic grievances like never before. Although the movement essentially died after William Jennings Bryan's loss of the 1896 Presidential election, many of the reforms they fought for were eventually passed into law. American farmers found themselves facing hard times after the Civil War. In the West, the railroad had opened up enormous opportunities....   [tags: American History] 885 words
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Promotion Mix and Channels of Distribution for Farmer’s Choice Products - Promotion Mix and Channels of Distribution for Farmer’s Choice Products McCarthy (1975) devised the idea of the 4Ps - product, price, promotion, and place marketing mix. For many years, these have been utilized as the key basis on which a marketing plan is founded. Pricing Establishing the value for an item is an intricate and inexact task, often consisting trial-and-error decision-formulation. This course is regularly even more intricate in global promotion. Prices may be stated in the firm’s currency or in that of the overseas buyer....   [tags: Marketing Management, Globalization]
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The Plight of the Late Nineteenth Century American Farmer - The Plight of the Late Nineteenth Century American Farmer From the early beginnings of America to well into the nineteenth century, America has been dominantly an agricultural country. Farming and the country life have always been a great part of the American culture. Thomas Jefferson even expressed his gratitude for the farming class by saying Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever He had a chosen people, whose breasts He, has made His peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue....   [tags: essays research papers] 908 words
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Jimmy Carter - Peanut Farmer Turned President - Jimmy Carter - Peanut Farmer Turned President “President of what?” (Time, 1977, pg.5) if this is the reaction Jimmy Carter’s own family asked upon his announcement of running for president, how was he going to manage to get the country to vote for him. This ambitious decision was quite extraordinary considering Jimmy Carter had once been a peanut farmer until an accident permanently bent his thumb. The only form of political office he had held was one term as a Governor from Georgia. But Jimmy Carter realized after listening to the concerns and mood of the nation, this was an ideal time for an outsider, such as himself, to run for Presidency....   [tags: US History President Carter] 1074 words
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The Anti-Federalists’ Representation of People - The Anti-Federalists had many views that were different than those of the Federalists. One the differences that seems to be important, is who they view as “The people”. The Anti-Federalists believed that common people should be able to be active participants of their government; this involvement includes having a say in the laws that are made and the protection of everyday working class people. This common man involvement is reinforced by the fact that the Anti-Federalists wanted to keep government more local, by having strong state governments....   [tags: federal farmer letter, the people]
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El Patron in The House of the Scorpion - El Patron in The House of the Scorpion What if there was a world with clones. There would be a way to live for up to 100 years effortlessly, have easy transplants, and maintain a precise memory. But, the recipient would be taking organs from someone else. "So what", he or she may justify, "they're clones, they are inferior. They don't matter because they are stupid." But what if someone had the power to allow them to be of normal intelligence. He or she might think that he or she is doing the clone a favor, but when the clone is killed for spare parts it's an even worse situation than with a retarded clone....   [tags: Nancy Farmer] 746 words
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The History of FFA - FFA is known by most people in the world today. Today, there are 579,678 FFA members, ages 12‒21, in 7,570 chapters in all 50 states including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It all started in 1917 The National Vocational Act started providing money to states for educational courses. Then in 1925 Virginia Tech agricultural education teacher educators Henry Groseclose, Harry Sanders and Edmund C. Magill and Virginia state supervisor of agricultural education Walter Newman meet to discuss an organization for boys in agriculture classes....   [tags: agriculture, farming, farmer, women]
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An Analysis of the Populist and Progressive Era - ... The alliance went to banks trying to settle the problem by longer loan periods but banks refused. The alliance then went to the government by proposing a deal that the government would build storage for the farmers and in turn the farmers would use their crops as collateral. This resulted in a fair bond between the government and the farmers as farmers didn’t have to rely solely on banks. This led farmers into the doors of politics, and later, the forming of the Populist Party or the People’s Party....   [tags: populist, farmer's alliance, progressive movement]
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Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya - ... Thanks to Kamala and her book Nectar in a sieve there would be more indian writers and more female writers out there and she paved the way for them. Her homeland also influenced her writing. The place where she grew up was Mysore and was known as the city of palaces, quaint charm that never fails to enchant(District Administration). Mysore has royal splendor throughout the city as well as the fabulous Dasara festival and it’s exquisite temples( District Administration). Having grown up in a big city it would have been easy to capture the hussel and bussel of the city....   [tags: tenant farmer, women in india, fame]
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Comparing Letters from an American Farmer and Thoreau's Various Essays - Comparing Crèvecoeur's Letters from an American Farmer and Thoreau's Various Essays   St. Jean De Crèvecoeur's Letters from an American Farmer and Henry David Thoreau's various essays and journal entries present opposing views of what it means to be an American. To somewhat simplify, both writers agree that there are two kinds of Americans: those who are farmers and those who are not. Crèvecoeur views farmers as the true Americans, and those who are not farmers, such as frontier men, as lawless, idle, inebriated wretches (266)....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World - Mountains Beyond Mountains Essay Paul Farmer was a kind, devoted doctor who sacrificed his life to help those in need in Haiti. His work involved curing sick people from tuberculosis (TB), making sure the disease did not spread, and making the towns in Haiti a better, cleaner place to live in. There were and still are many social injustices that Haiti is still struggling with today. For example, they have TB outbreaks because there’s no healthcare in the country for the poor. This has increased the outbreak of TB and many other diseases....   [tags: Mountains Beyond Book Review] 953 words
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Farmers and the New Deal - The farmers of the Great Depression did benefit from “New Deal”. The New Deal was mainly focused one them and the government tried many ways and started many organizations to help them from being taken advantage of like they had been in previous years. As Raymond Moley saw it the first New Deal was radical different from normal American life styles. This New Deal put much more power into the central Government, but this was a necessary evil mostly in the economic playing arena of agriculture, due to the farmers were on the edge of anarchy....   [tags: Farmers, New Deal, history, ] 678 words
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Georgian Farmers Have Been Underestimated - Agriculture…what does agriculture actually mean. According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, the definition of agriculture is: “the science, art, or practice of cultivating the soil, producing crops, and raising livestock and in varying degrees the preparation and marketing of the resulting products.” But, the soil cannot cultivate itself, the crops cannot produce themselves, and livestock cannot raise themselves, just as the agricultural products cannot prepare nor market themselves. Who are the people who work under the hot sun and cold rain tirelessly for hours tending to the crops and herds of livestock....   [tags: Agriculture, Georgia, USA, farmers, ] 535 words
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Sad Farmers in The River Warren - Sad Farmers in The River Warren As farmers and small farming communities become more and more distanced from the land and one another, a greater dissatisfaction results in the farmer's perception of his/her life. In Kent Meyers' novel, "The River Warren," Two-Speed Crandall becomes a victim of this trend. To understand why this dissatisfaction is becoming more prevalent, we must look at the decline of more traditional methods of farming in favor of contemporary agriculture. Also, we must explore the disintegration of community in the lives of rural farmers....   [tags: Warren] 1750 words
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The Farmers' Revolt - DBQ 13: The Farmer’s Revolt Farmers were once known for being able to do everything themselves. They grew their own food and sewed their own clothes. People often yearn for the old days and complain about so many people living in cities. Many farmers had to give up their farms and move to the cities, because of something that happened in the late nineteenth century. High prices forced farmers to concentrate on one crop. The large-scale farmers bought expensive machines, increasing their crop yield....   [tags: essays research papers] 732 words
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An Argument for Farmers Needing Help - Agriculture is a tough field to enter. Farming is no ordinary profession, nor is it cheap. With farming, comes many risks - some even life threatening. As with any other profession, equipment is needed to perform the job effectively. In this field, the equipment is very costly. The prices of the equipment, chemicals, and seed are increasing whereas the prices of the crop are steady decreasing. How are farmers supposed to make a substantial income when the prices are overwhelming. Can the government not allow a set income for farmers each year, in addition to their profit....   [tags: essays research papers] 865 words
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Farmers of the late 1800's: Changing the Shape of American Politics - The period between 1870 and 1900 was a time to change politics. The country was for once free from war and was united as one nation. However, as these decades passed by, the American farmer found it harder to live comfortably. Crops such as cotton and wheat, once the cash crop of agriculture, were selling at prices so low that it was nearly impossible for farmers to make a profit. Improvements in transportation allowed larger competitors to sell more easily and more cheaply, making it harder for American yeoman farmers to sell their crops....   [tags: American History ] 998 words
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Should We Pay Farmers Not to Grow Crops? - Should We Pay Farmers Not to Grow Crops. The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) was established under the Conservation Title of the 1985 Food Security Act and is still in place today. This program which intended to assist with possible environmental problems is one that is beneficial to the farmers and our country's environment and therefore should stay in effect. However, it should be examined how this program is being conducted to ensure that the original objectives are being met today and with maximum efficiency....   [tags: Argumentative Agriculture Essays Papers]
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The Pain in Fish Farmed Trough Aquaculture - This paper confines itself to the study of pain in fish farmed through aquaculture and its alleviation. Welfare concerns the physical and mental state of the animal (Lembo & Zupa 2009). It involves the animal’s physiological and psychological capability to cope with its environment (Lembo & Zupa 2009). Under the Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare, an animal is entitled to be free of pain, injury and disease (Lembo & Zupa 2009). This paper concerns the optimal slaughter method given that the fish is capable of experiencing pain....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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Incorporating Farmers' Knowledge in International Rice Research - Incorporating Farmers' Knowledge in International Rice Research The longevity of many cultures can be attributed to their adherence to tradition, specifically subsistence practices. More likely than not, trying to push modern technology into these cultures will only result in disaster. Such is the case with the Green Revolution and the rice situation Stephen Lansing covered in The Balinese. It simply does not seem logical to disrupt traditional practices that have supported a culture for so long....   [tags: Agricultural Biological Engineering Essays]
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Creating a Meal From Locally Grown Foods - Creating a meal from locally grown products is an important part of supporting our local farmers and food economy. This meal I created by using all locally grown food combined a protein, fall harvest vegetables, and included a common starch of potatoes. I served my immediate family this meal, and bought all of the food products from the local farmers market in my home town. This paper will review my thoughts on the positive environmental impacts of buying locally grown food, the meal served, a brief review of the farmer’s market where the meal was purchased, what my family thought of the meal, and the challenges faced from purchasing and eating a meal from food grown locally....   [tags: health, farmers, food economy]
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A Career in Farming - Every time a person goes to the store and buys some food that food was grown by a farmer or contain ingredients from the farmer’s crops. A farmer is a good job because the work they do helps to provide the world with food. Without farmers many people would go hungry not knowing how to grow their own food. Without farmers many other products other than food would be gone. Farmers work hard long days and often go unnoticed; however, without them life would be much different. Farming has been an occupation since 8,500 B.C....   [tags: farming industry, tractors, farmers]
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The End of Handouts: Farm Subsidy Program - Agriculture is an ever changing industry, with constant changes in methods and technology. Much like the industry, programs surrounding it are also changing for the better except for one, farm subsidies. The farm subsidy program has gone almost completely unchanged since the early 1930’s. I have lived on a farm for my entire life and have gotten into many arguments with my peers, trying to prove farm subsidies were a necessity for the industry to remain functional. These arguments usually turned into a “who could scream the loudest” match and would usually end in a joking manor....   [tags: Farmers Insurance, Federal Budget]
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The Assets and Liabilities of Farms - ... Livestock requires a diet of other nutritionally rich foods along with the corn silage. Alfalfa hay is the feed that can or will complete that task, although it costs more to grow. Most alfalfa seed costs $349.00 for a 50 pound bag. (Seedland) To cover an acre of land it takes 20 pounds of seed, because 60% of the alfalfa seed never matures, to cover the one acre. An acre is equal to 4840 Sq. yards. Most dairy farmers feed their cows a diet of a small percent of silage and then a larger percent of alfalfa hay for the best quality milk....   [tags: farming, seed, corn, farmers]
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Innovations in the Farming industry - Innovations in the Farming Industry How has the way farmers operations changed in the last few decades. How many people could they feed. In 1920 a farmer was capable of feeding 19 mouths. Later in 1970 an average farmer could feed 26 mouths. But now in 2013 the average farmer is able to feed 155 mouths. This is a productivity increase of 816% (farmersfeeds.org). That is amazing. This paper will look at how the latest technologies have changed the way farmers manage their acres. There are thousands of innovations that have taken place, but we will only have time to discuss a small fraction of the engineering marvels that have taken place....   [tags: agricultural technologies, farmers]
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The Farmers’ Movement - Farmers were unhappy about the position they were put in. In Document F, F. B. Tracy says why the farmers revolted. It was not just because they were treated unfairly but it was also because they were finding their homes and farms foreclosed, the prices of their crops were dwindling, the railroads that drove their crops to the markets were overcharging them, and their money was depreciating. They felt that they deserved more respect because they fed ministers, scientists, inventors, soldiers, lawyers, merchants, and moguls as stated in Document A....   [tags: agriculture, farming] 573 words
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Shariah Financial System: An Alternative Lifeline for the Less Privileged Farmers? - SHARIAH FINANCIAL SYSTEM: AN ALTERNATIVE LIFELINE FOR THE LESS-PRIVILEGED FARMERS. It is already indubitable that most farmers are trapped in the vicious labyrinth of perpetual poverty. Due to their depressed conditions, many of them consider farming as just a hand-to-mouth existence, or perhaps their decisions to stay on and take farming as a livelihood could also mean a number of things – perseverance, resilience and/or resignation. The farmers are poor because the economic activity that they are in has been under-funded....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Social and Economical Impacts of Organic Farming on Agriculture and the Environment - ... The soil nutrient depletion in Ethiopia is highest in sub Saharan Africa. The Ethiopian small holder farmers face low agriculture productivity problems. This could be attributed to the limited access to the modern technologies due to high cost (Report, 2010).Environmentally sound farming systems with high returns to the farmers should be developed across the country to overcome the problems. The scope of organic farming is high in the country and more economical than inorganic farming. In addition to being eco friendly the organic farming system will help the farmers to get good returns and maintain the soil fertility and its integrity....   [tags: production cost, marketing, farmers]
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Future of Farming: John Deere - The future of farming is coming at us faster than anybody could possibly imagine. Who would ever think of touch screen displays and very advanced warning systems. These days we have stuff like automated crop reporting, harvest lab, and many more features. These are just some of the technology that can help shape the future for more precise and accurate performance of our equipment used in the agricultural word today. With this new technology that can drive your tractor you can take that girl on a ride on you're big green tractor because you wont have to drive it so you can pay attention to her next to you....   [tags: crops, farmers work]
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Local Involvement - One main issue about local involvement is how to integrate participatory principles in the present dominant top-down hierarchical extension system in developing countries. In the study about participatory extension approach in Vietnam, Minh et al. (2000) examine the potential and challenges to scale up several new participatory principles (participatory-based training methods, interactive training sessions, group-based sharing experience, practical learning, and learning-by-doing process) in the existing supply-driven extension system....   [tags: Development, Farmers] 850 words
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Marketing Tips for Farmers - With a proliferation of farmers’ markets around the country, farmers, particularly those with a relatively low volume of goods for sale, may have a viable marketing option almost on the doorstep. Selling directly to the public can only become a successful component of a business venture if approached in an efficient and professional manner however, and it’s not simply a matter of rolling up on the day and expecting customers to flock to your stall. The first decision you’ll need to make is which markets to attend....   [tags: Agriculture, Business] 1577 words
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Film Analysis: Aliens and Attrition - ... Each person can represent the primary discourse, such as George explaining how he treated the peasants, or could be the saved native recording the process of changing back from a zombie, and even Colin’s perspective of the goo found floating in the water. The secondary discourse could be Nikola Tesla, using the information from India to created his weapon, but as long as the process is recorded and references the primary discourse. The tertiary discourse can be represented by any analyzed work many years later....   [tags: colin and george, imperial forces, farmers]
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Water Shortage in California is Ruining the Farmers - Water is a precious resource. It is the lifeblood of every living thing on Earth. California is in the midst of a water crisis. Combined with a three (plus) year drought and many people moving into the state there is not enough water to support the crops the farmers need to grow. There is also a tiny little fish that is causing a mess in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The Delta water pumps were turned off to prevent the extinction of the tiny little fish. Some farmers have to let their fields sit idle for the fall and spring planting season....   [tags: Water Scarcity]
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The Great Depression - The Great Depression "In other periods of depression, it has always been possible to see some things which were solid and upon which you could base hope... but as I look around about, I now see nothing to give ground to hope.” This great quote was made by former president, Coolidge. In the great depression people in cities and towns already lost too many jobs. Farmers struggles have already been happening since the 1920s, and farmers tried to do anything to save their farms. However, farmers may have been better off than city folk....   [tags: poverty, unemployment, farms, farmers, Hoover]
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Cattle Development and Small-holder Farmers in Cambodia - 2.1. Cattle Development and Small-holder Farmers in Cambodia 2.1.1. Cattle Production in Cambodia Livestock in Cambodia makes an important contribution to the agricultural sector. It accounts for 20.9% of agricultural GDP and contributes 7.6% to GDP (FAO, 2005a). Most livestock, including cattle, poultry, and pigs are raised by small-holders, for whom they serve as a source of cash income and provide a subsistence source of protein. Moreover, they are used for draught power, and are used as an asset or savings bank (Harding et al., 2007)....   [tags: Agriculture] 2644 words
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Indigenous African Religions - ... The San people had an egalitarian social structure with no kings and chiefs, all living equally on the land they believed everybody owned. The San where humble peaceful people, using only what they needed. The Bantu speaking farmers. The Bantu speaking farmers came to southern-Africa around the 10th century as a strong group of people, with more developed weapons and social structures. They believed in one Supreme Being, who created and maintained everything, they did not worship this Supreme Being....   [tags: San hunter-gatherers, Bantu speaking farmers]
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Place Strategy for Dairy Farmers Milk - Place Strategy for Dairy Farmers Milk Current situation I do the research in Woolworths supermarket of the maquarie shopping center. When I enter into the supermarket, The first products I saw are the fresh vegetable and fruits, such as banana, strawberry, apple, etc. on the left is the fresh bread aisle, and there is a single aisle which provide the valued produces. Walk along the bread shelves, then I see the deli which sale lunchmeat, bacon and the like. When you turn right, you can see the frozen area, customers can choose refrigerated items here, and White milk fridge is on the left end, just near the deli....   [tags: Business Management Studies] 1268 words
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Two Migrations: 1930's Farmers in Oklahoma and Muhammad's Hijrah - Migration can be defined as a process in which a group moves from one point to another. This paper will talk about the two of those migrations. One which occurred in 1930 by poverty stricken farmers in Oklahoma and the other the migration of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad (also known as Hijrah). Throughout history, every migration had a cause and effect, otherwise known as push/pull factors. Author John Steinbeck's, The Grapes of Wrath, which won the Pulitzer Prize, is about the mass migration occurred during the 1930's in the Midwest of America due to the conditions resulting from the dust bowl....   [tags: Migrations, Oklahoma, great depression, Muhammad, ]
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The Role of Railroad Companies, Farmers, and Cowboys in the Development of Kansas - The 1880s proved to be a time of change for America. High unemployment rates and low wages in many cities forced many to look to new opportunities in cities and elsewhere. This included the newly expanded west. In the 1880s Kansas had three dominating groups- railroad companies, farmers, and cowboys. All three dealt with individual triumphs and struggles when developing the West and specifically Kansas in the later part of the 19th century. Railroads spent most of the 1880s concerned with previous legislation, farmers worried about land allotment and surviving on the Plains....   [tags: American America History]
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Factory Farmers: America's Very Own Bullies - Factory Farmers: America’s Very Own Bullies “We take care of animals, and the animals take care of us.” (Rollin 212). The preceding phrase is a policy that American farmers in the old west lived their lives by. Modern farmers live do not live their lives anywhere near to this phrase because they own factory farms, and the whole reason for having a factory farm is to fit as many animals in a small space as possible in order to maximize profit. Factory Farms, or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) first appeared in the 1920s, right after Vitamins A and D, because if animals are given these vitamins in their diets, exercise and sunlight are not necessities for the animals to grow an...   [tags: Factory Farm Farming]
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IFPRI - ICAAP Project to Provide Global Agricultural Advisory Services to Small and Marginal Farmers - IFPRI - ICAAP project to provide global agricultural advisory services to small and marginal farmers International Food Policy Research institute, Washington DC and ICAAP (IKP Centre for Advancement in Agricultural practice) joined together to establish global agricultural knowledge facility through information and communication technology (ICT) in India. The project aims to establish an interactive internet-based platform for facilitating knowledge and experience sharing between the various agri-stakeholders (including men and women farmers, extension agents, agricultural scientists, agro-industries, agri-financing institutions, policymakers and planners)....   [tags: Agriculture] 896 words
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Free trade and Agriculture in the Global South - ... This is now widely used in banana growing. Preference Erosion has had a major impact on the banana growers in the ACP countries in recent years. Preference Erosion is the "decrease in the margin between a preferential tariff rate and the MFN tariff rate originating from tariff liberalization" (Silva, 2010). Many banana growers have preferential trade agreements with many of the developed countries, such as U.S. and Europe. These agreements enable the banana growers to have preferential tariff arrangements with countries when exporting their commodity....   [tags: farmers, WTO,Industrial countries]
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The Influence of the Populist Platform on America - After the civil war, especially during the late 1800s, the US industrial economy has been thriving and booming which reflected on the numerous improvements that occurred in transportation through new railroad, in new markets for new invented goods and in the increased farm yield. However, most of this wealth has been captured by the capitalists, they looked down on the working poor class and expected them to submit to them. Also, they had control over the government seeking to maintain a system of monopoly to allow them to grow richer from others....   [tags: farmers' revolt, freedom]
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