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  • Pros And Cons Of The Morrill Act

    The Morrill Act was made to make public higher education a need. With the Congress and President finding the Morrill Act a need to make education a need for the public. The Morrill Act was to make it so everyone had the opportunity for higher education and it would help farmers so therefore the whole community would benefit from education. The positive change that the act made to the public was the states were sold land to build public universities where everyone could benefit from. The Morrill act was made to make college for that was based on agriculture, the mechanic arts, and military tactics with not forgetting about literary or scientific studies. The establishment of the land grant allowed states to have 30,000 acres of public land for each member in Congress. The land grant gave the opportunity for colleges so then that made it possible for more of the public to go and get a higher education. Since the nation was torn apart because of the Civil War the nation would be able to have the leaders and workers needed to rebuild a torn nation through the institutions being build. This made the nation want to come together and build these intuitions and with Congress realizing that this is what the nation needed. Justin Morrill’s wanted the Morrill Act to pass because his father was not able to send him to college, and he thought that everyone should be giving the equal opportunity. He wanted people to be giving the opportunity to attend college with the price not being…

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  • Career Interview Questions

    A Retired Professional Interview The agricultural and extension education profession has changed and developed over time. As a future worker in this career, I need to know more about the agricultural and extension education profession and how it developed with time. In order to fully understand that, I interviewed the retired extension worker in Mississippi State. He is known as one of the top soybean specialists in the US. This interview took place on Monday, March 21, 2016 at Starbucks on…

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  • Environmental Changes In China

    Farmers are laborers who work by planting crops or raising livestock for a living. They may own fields in which they sow or may be a laborer on fields owned by a farm owner. In China, these farmers contribute a lot to the economy of the country. Most of these farmers are a part of the masses, people who may be poor or people who only have enough resources for themselves. The development of farming throughout the years in China has helped the country to grow into what it is today. China faces…

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  • Moral Economy Of The Peasant (James C. Scott)

    Moral economy of the peasant (James Scott) In this unique yet somewhat oversimplified piece (Moral economy of the peasant) James C. Scott appears to have touched upon a compelling and persuasive account on peasant communities, in particular when it comes to their survival awareness and the values that dominate their underpinnings. Scott depicts the “subsistence ethic” as peasant values of social justice, which are imperative for their survival in an agrarian economy. Put simply, Scott appears to…

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  • Population And Technological Changes In The 19th Century

    Toward a Recovery of Nineteenth Century Farming Handbooks While researching texts written about nineteenth century farming, I found a few authors who published books about the literature of nineteenth century farming, particularly agricultural journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and brochures. These authors often placed the farming literature they were studying into an historical context by discussing the important events in agriculture of the year in which the literature was published (see…

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  • The Importance Of Agricultural Growth

    Agricultural growth must be underpinned by a reliable and efficient financial system capable of making compatibility between the expansion or adequacy of credit flow and both the investment and working capital needs of the agricultural sector. The financial sector reforms of 1991 had created a basic fear that this would lead to the dilution of the directed credit policy or priority sector lending by the commercial banks and the deregulation of interest rates which consequently reduced the flow…

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  • Farmstar Case Study Case

    INTRODUCTION The information which can be found in the case study refer to the tale of a corporate entrepreneurship which manages to bring SVI (sustainable value innovation) to the agricultural business. The case informs the reader about the history of EADS-Astrium, which is a subsidiary of Infoterra and the surfacing of their new service, named Farmstar. This new product-service helps farmers manage their fields in an optimal way, thus reducing costs and negative influence on the environment,…

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  • Vertical Farm Problem

    The practice of agriculture is becoming a serious problem, especially considering with the world’s population estimated to increase from 7.2 billion to 9.6 billion (, 2013). There is already not enough food that can be distributed to sustain the already 7.2 billion people existing on this planet. The source of the solution lies in the hands of the growers of our food and the agricultural industry. The industry is stuck in very traditional ways that have vast room for improvement in yield…

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  • The Role Of Agriculture In Agriculture And Economic Development

    Therefore, the industries employing feedstock agricultural, fishery and forestry products are a diverse group: from mere conservation (sun drying) and operations closely related to the harvest, to production, using modern methods and large capital investment, items such as textiles, pulp and food industries papel.Las are much more homogeneous and easier to classify than non-food industries, as all their products have the same end use. For example, most conservation techniques are basically…

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  • Taking A Look At Vertical Farming

    In other parts of the world, many places have shifted from agriculture to resorts for tourist and wedding venues. More than one million hectares per year are converted from agriculture and other ‘rural ' land uses to development and most are occupied by middle and upper-class residents (McCarthy, 2008). McCarthy focuses and stresses mainly on how people are moving to rural areas for the amenities rather than for its agricultural use like it was originally. If vertical farming were to go from…

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