STS 2331

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Surveys the major themes in the development of agriculture and agribusiness in the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries. These include particular individuals (e.g., Liberty Hyde Bailey, Luther Burbank, G. W. Carver, Henry A. Wallace, and Norman Borlaug), the rise of government support and institutions (including U.S.D.A. and Cornell), noteworthy events (the dust bowl, World War II, and the environmental movement), and the achievements of the Green and "Gene" Revolutions.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (HA-AS)

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Combined with: AMST 2331