What farmers leave plant stalks in the field to reduce soil erosion?
Many farmers throughout agricultural areas of the US follow this practice. ...
What were the problems for the farmers after the US Civil War?
Cattle farming was too expensive, so many farmers moved out to the Plains for crop farming. There they had trouble with high interest in the banks, unfair railroad fees, and overproduction from other farmers. ...
Asked in Articles of Confederation
What did farmers learn from the Articles of Confederation?
The FARMERS is incorrect. It is the FRAMERS of the US Constitution. Please see:What did the Framers of the US Constitution learn from the Articles of Confederation? ...
Asked in India, Agriculture
Difference between life style of Indian farmers and US farmers?
In India, the farmers are usually ignorant or too poor to use modern technology in farming while in the US, the farmers are well equipped with modern farming instruments and other improved farming techniques. In India, the land available with an average farmer is less in comparison to that of an average US farmer. In the US there are better working conditions for men and women farmers than in India. ...
Asked in History of Canada, History, Decade - 1920s
What did US farmers do as a group in the 1920s?
Farmers in the US, especially wheat farmers, saw a decline in the prices paid for their crops and increased production. The higher supply had the opposite effect of what was intended, by driving prices even lower. ...
Asked in Agriculture
Does a farmer have to live on land to be a tenant farmer?
Not in the US, at least. With the shrinking number of farmers and more efficient farming methods, many farmers (if not most) farm at least some land that they do not live on but they are the tenant. ...
Asked in Example Sentences
How do you use the word farmers' in a sentence?
(The word farmers' is a plural possessive. The noun farmers is often used as a noun adjunct as well.) "The farmers' main concern was the diversion of river water upstream." (the main concern of the farmers) "During the range wars, many farmers' houses, barns, and crops were deliberately burned." (house and barns of many farmers) ...
Asked in Agriculture
What is the relevance of gender in agriculture?
According to the USDA's 2007 Census of Agriculture, the gender of farmers in the US is becoming less important all the time. The fastest-growing demographic of US farmers is indeed women. Many Future Farmers of America (FFA) organizations are made up of more girls than boys, and many women are finding niches all over agribusiness. While farmers have historically been men, women are finding that their place in the farm entity or corporation is more important now than ever. ...
Asked in Decade - 1920s
What were some major problems facing American farmers in the 1920s?
The farmers bought more land during WW1 to make a profit from the starving people of Europe. After the war the US was thriving and charged high taxes to foreign companies, ensuring that US companies had no foreign competitors. Unfortunately, this made Europe boycott US exports, leaving the farmers producing too much with not as many people to sell it to, which wasn't helped by the US's falling population. Then more efficient Canadian wheat growers sold wheat at a better deal than...