The farmer and the new day by Kenyon Leech ButterfieldThe farmer and the new day by Kenyon Leech Butterfield

The farmer and the new day

byKenyon Leech Butterfield

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1919 Excerpt: ... P» APPENDIX IV rgW »» AN AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL POLICY (OB ttf The following note, prepared by Dr. Alexander E. Cance, Massachusetts Agricultural College, summarizes the opinions or ifcf convictions of sixty or more agricultural leaders--commission ifc ers of agriculture, presidents and deans of agricultural colleges ir and directors of experiment stations, economists, farmers, promi % nent leaders in farmers' organizations, bankers, rural journalists and others. In some capacity every man is vitally interested in the agricultural industry. Several are acknowledged national t leaders in rural affairs. « To this group of men four questions were addressed: i (i) Has the time arrived to begin the formulation of an Amer ican agricultural policy? (2) Is it feasible and desirable to relate such a policy to the larger questions of the world food supply? (3) What are the main items which should be included in such a policy? (4) How can such a policy best be formulated and all agricultural agencies rallied to its execution? Most of the replies indicated a sincere desire to consider the question seriously and thoughtfully. Very few who replied failed to understand the purport of the questions and all accepted them in good faith. Of the whole number only one or two seemed puzzled and failed to grasp their full significance. On the whole the replies may well be accepted as typifying the best thought of the day on the agricultural problem. I. HAS THE TIME ARRIVED TO BEGIN THE FORMULATION OF AN AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL POLICY? It is very significant that the response to the first question is almost unanimously affirmative. With two or three exceptions they believe the time ripe for the formulation of an agricultural policy. Several are sure the hour is l...
Title:The farmer and the new dayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217293581

ISBN - 13:9780217293587