Small Farmers

Some articles on small farmers, farmers, small, farmer:

National Association Of Small Farmers
... The National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) (Spanish Asociación Nacional de Agricultores Pequeños) is a cooperative federation dedicated to promoting the interests of ...
Clann Na Talmhan - Formation and Growth
... Galway, in the wake of the breakdown of unification talks between the Irish Farmers Federation (IFF) and representatives of farmers in Connacht on the rate-paying issue ... the western view was that the largest farmers should not be relieved of all their rate-paying obligations ... Were this to happen, indirect taxation would inevitably increase and small farmers and workers would find themselves appreciably worse off ...
Origins of The Farmer Field School
... Most of these farming families are small holders ... was launched with the aim of improving the productivity of small farmers ... generated in research institutions and common farmer practice conditioned by years of aggressive promotion of pesticide use ...
Socii - Social War - Causes of socii Revolt
... It was held as a public asset and rented out to Roman tenant farmers ... Over time, the number of small plots diminished as they were acquired by big landowners, both Roman and allied Italians, who fenced off large tracts of pasture-land and loaned small farmers money and then ... (latifundia) was accompanied by the displacement of citizen-farmers by large gangs of slaves, who supplied much cheaper labour ...
Origins Of The American Civil War - Background - Antebellum South and The Union - Southern Culture
... In the 1850s as large plantation owners outcompeted smaller farmers, more slaves were owned by fewer planters ... quarter of free southerners in 1860—poor whites and small farmers generally accepted the political leadership of the planter elite ... Second, small free farmers in the South often embraced hysterical racism, making them unlikely agents for internal democratic reforms in the South ...

Famous quotes containing the words farmers and/or small:

    The farmers crowd to the fair today in obedience to the same ancient law,... as naturally as bees swarm and follow their queen.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity’s small change in general society.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)