By Roger E. Meiners
This ebook pulls again the wrappings that cloak U.S. agriculture and explains how and why politics has affected the normal stewardship position performed through agriculture.
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Besides the wire, over 100,000 posts, five carloads of wire staves, and one car of staples were required. So many gates were necessary in the corrals and along the fences that the first general manager just ordered a carload of gate hinges. (Haley 1953, 88) Internal fencing allowed the ranchers to solve the “commons problems”’ of their own land: Stock could be rotated to rest pastures, unimproved cattle kept away from improved breeding stock, and experiments conducted with different breeds of cattle (Haley 1953, 187-88).
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