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Who tills the soil? - Mexican-American farm workers replace the small farmer in California
Jerry A. Moles
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Jerry A. Moles.|
|Series||WRDC discussion paper -- no. 7.|
|Contributions||Western Rural Development Center.|
|LC Classifications||HN79.A17W5 no. 7|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||21|
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Documenting the impact of technological advancements upon the American farmer, this article describes a rural California county where the small farmers have had to sell or lease their land to larger enterprises who then recruit Mexican American farm workers to replace the labor once provided by the small by: 7.
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Who Tills the Soil. Mexican-American Workers Replace the Small Farmer in California: An Example from Colusa County JERRY A. MOLES Jerry A. Moles is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis.
The research reported in this article was supported by the University of California. Buy Who tills the soil. - Mexican-American farm workers replace the small farmer in California: An example from Colusa County (Western Rural Development Center.
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1 (): Nakane, Kazuko. A complex set of interacting forces both economic and ecological brought the migrant workers documented in this ethnographic collection to California. Following World War I, a recession led to a drop in the market price of farm crops and caused Great Plains farmers to increase their productivity through mechanization and the cultivation of more land.
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If you need more. Soil working machinery, post-harvest equipment, and a variety of other powered. After suffering through several years of severe drought and joblessness, farm workers from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri began arriving at the fruit and vegetable fields of the San Joaquin Valley in the mids, looking for work.
Known generically as "Okies," betweenandmigrated to California. No soil. No problem. For those who want to start a garden but don’t have a patch of dirt, the answer to their woes might be hydroponics.
This technique swaps soil for nutrient rich water and it requires minimal space. It also uses 90 percent less water and grows faster than traditional methods. Despite these [ ].
Who tills the soil. - Mexican-American farm workers replace the small farmer in California: an example from Colusa County / by Jerry A. Moles. Corvallis, Ore.:. Elizabeth received dual masters degrees in the Public Health field and worked with immigrant farmer families in Sonoma County for 9 years before transitioning to a full time farmer.
At Singing Frogs Farm, Elizabeth and Paul developed a highly intensive, no-till, ecological management system for their small but mighty vegetable farm and CSA. A year later, the two unions merged, and the resulting union was renamed the United Farm Workers in In earlyChavez called for a national boycott of California .Ward & Rosie Burroughs.
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