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This blessed earth : a year in the life of an American family farm / Ted Genoways.

Genoways, Ted, (author.).

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  • 17 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393292572
  • ISBN: 0393292576
  • Physical Description: 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-226).
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Readying the bin -- Part one: Bringing in the beans -- Interlude: Working cows -- Part two: The homeplace -- Interlude: Branding calves -- Part three: Seeds of change -- Interlude: The poker run -- Part four: Irrigation nation -- Interlude: The tri-state -- Epilogue: Welcome news.
Summary, etc.:
"The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, and yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a farm, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in Nebraska, in hopes of passing it on to their four children. But as the handoff nears, their small family farm--and their entire way of life--are under siege. Beyond the threat posed by rising corporate ownership of land and livestock, the Hammonds are confronted by encroaching pipelines, groundwater depletion, climate change, the fickle demands of the marketplace, and shifting trade policies. Add GMOs, pesticides, and fossil fuel pollution to their list of troubles and the question is: can the family farm survive in America?"--Jacket flap.
Subject: Family farms > Nebraska > Case studies.
Farmers > Economic conditions.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Agriculture & Food.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING > Agriculture > Sustainable Agriculture.

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