TITLE

The Future of the Farm

AUTHOR(S)
Wickard, Claude R.
PUB. DATE
February 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;2/3/41, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p138
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the impact of technology on agriculture in the United States. Reason behind decrease in the farm families of Carroll County, Indiana; Decline in income from agriculture which accounts for the root cause of problems in the agricultural industry; Need to handle technological innovations carefully to ensure they do not hamper the farmers; Effects of industrial revolution on farming; Introduction of labor-saving machines and practices that have made farming a business; Predictions related to mechanization on the farm; Suggestions for how to mitigate undesirable effects of the industrial revolution on the farm.
ACCESSION #
14703476

 

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