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From Prairie to Corn Belt Farming

Bogue

From Prairie to Corn Belt Farming

by Bogue

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Published by Times Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL11348686M
ISBN 100812960556
ISBN 109780812960556

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for BOOK: APPLE CREEK PRAIRIE CLUB COOKBOOK; GREENE COUNTY ILLINOIS; / at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! From Prairie to Corn Belt: Farming on the Illinois and Iowa Prairies in the $ Free shipping. The Prairie Girl Cupcake End date: “From Prairie to Corn Belt” The somewhat older country cousin of “Nature’s Metropolis” is Allan Bogue’s “From Prairie to Corn Belt”. Bogue focusses exclusively on the initiation and development of farming on the Illinois and Iowa prairie in the 19th Century.

The Corn Belt states also account for a sizable proportion of the nation's farm mortgage debt. When the debt reached its peak in , farm mortgage loans in the Corn Belt states amounted to $ billion, or about 30 percent of the totaL2 Al-though the outstanding debt in the five states has shrunk greatly. The shrinking prairie “We have seen grassland conversion in virtually every state across the country,” says Tyler Lark, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin– to , the United States created more than 7 million new acres of croplands, an area larger than Massachusetts, according to a study he co-authored. Another study equates grassland conversion in parts of.

  Among the items on display in the museum’s “Farming in the Great Corn Belt” exhibit include two segments of circa clay tile, and two tile spades, one from and the other   Farming already covers nearly 40% of the planet’s land area. If that doubling is achieved by significantly expanding the amount of the planet under the plow, well, there really won’t be much wilderness left to save. We’ll be living on Planet Corn Belt. (MORE: Whole Food Blues: Why Organic Agriculture May Not Be So Sustainable).


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This printing of From Prairie to Corn Belt includes a new preface by the author in which he describes the background of the book, its initial reception and its relation to the research in Midwestern rural history since its original publication in the mids.5/5(1).

By the s they had begun to use the term "Corn Belt" to describe much of the region. In From Prairie to Corn Belt, Allan G.

Bogue chronicles this remarkable transformation and challenges the view that the post–Civil War period constituted thirty years of unrelieved agricultural depression.

His book remains the only study of Midwestern Cited by:   By the s they had begun to use the term "Corn Belt" to describe much of the region. In From Prairie to Corn Belt, Allan G. Bogue chronicles this remarkable transformation and challenges the view that the post–Civil War period constituted thirty years of unrelieved agricultural : Beginning insettlers broke the tall grass prairies of mid-America.

By the s they had begun to use the term "Corn Belt" to describe much of the region. In From Prairie to Corn Belt, Allan G. Bogue chronicles this remarkable transformation and challenges the view that the post-Civil War period constituted thirty years of unrelieved agricultural depression.

Title: From Prairie To Corn Belt: Farming On The Illinois And Iowa Prairies In The Nineteenth Century Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Septem Publisher: Ivan R. Dee Language: English.

The development of corn belt farming resulted from a combination of many experiences and circumstances. The author discusses the problems of settlement, breaking the land, adopting profitable crops, obtaining better livestock, and of meeting the major costs of production.

Prairie farmers turned to commercial agriculture virtually from the moment of settlement. By the s they had begun to use the term "Corn Belt" to describe much of the region. In From Prairie to Corn Belt, Allan G. Bogue chronicles this remarkable transformation and challenges the view that the post-Civil War period constituted thirty years of unrelieved agricultural depression.

This book's first edition appeared inafter the author had de-vised and taught a course at the University of Minnesota on American agriculture's economic development.

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O prairie girl, whoever leaves you only crimson poppies to talk with, whoever puts a good-by kiss on your lips and never comes back— There is a song deep as the falltime redhaws, long as the layer of black loam we go to, the shine of the morning star over the corn belt, the.

Get this from a library. From prairie to corn belt: farming on the Illinois and Iowa prairies in the nineteenth century. [Allan G Bogue]. From Prairie to Corn Belt, first published inexamines the development of farming in the prairie states.

Bogue focuses on the individual farmer and the problems and developments that have forced changes in the family farm business. From Prairie to Corn Belt by Allan G Bogue starting at $ From Prairie to Corn Belt has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun.

Further reading. Anderson, J. Industrializing the Corn Belt: Agriculture, Technology, and Environment, () pp. ISBN Bogue, Allan. From Prairie to Corn Belt: Farming on the Illinois and Iowa Prairies in the Nineteenth Century () excerpt and text search; Cayton, Andrew, et al.

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Add that to the sheet-and-rill number, and you get an average of tons of prime prairie soils washed away per acre per year. That suggests that Iowa—and much of the surrounding Corn Belt land—is losing soil at a rate nearly seventeen times the pace of natural replenishment.

Published on 07/01/ Recommended Citation "From Prairie to Corn Belt: Farming on the Illinois and Iowa Prairies in the Nineteenth Century.". On Behalf of the Family Farm: Iowa Farm Women’s Activism since Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, Blanke, David. Sowing the American Dream: How Consumer Culture Took Root in the Rural.

Midwest. Athens: Ohio University press, Bogue, Allan G. From Prairie to Corn Belt: Farming on the Illinois and Iowa Prairies in the. He and the majority of Corn Belt farmers avoided an early first frost both years, which granted them a few days beyond the average growing season to allow crops more time to mature.

The average for the first freeze in central Illinois falls on Oct. 15, though it happened as early as Sept. 23 in   On Tuesday, projections revealed October as the target window for frost in the Corn Belt, but Mohler bumped those projections up.

“There’s an air mass coming down next Thursday (October 10) or Friday that looks a little colder than any of the first two — the one [Thursday] morning and the one Sunday, Monday,” Mohler says.new tools.

Indiana was slow to change. Indiana farming did not improve until when agricultural groups went out to visit farms and teach farmers new ideas. Book editors tried to convince farmers to try out the new ideas, but it took a long time for Indiana farmers to respect the "scientific" approach of books.