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Presenting Mr. Ira's masterpiece : two centuries of agricultural change at the Shields-Ethridge Farm
For two centuries, owners of the Shields-Ethridge Farm in Jackson County, Georgia adapted to changes in the larger agricultural scene. Following the pattern of other upcountry settlers, they first cultivated tobacco, then ...
Lexical variation and change in farming words
This study investigates a small portion of the lexicon, those words related to farming, of the people of southwest Georgia. Changes in agriculture in the past thirty years have drastically altered farming methods and have ...
Technical efficiency in water usage
The research presented in this paper is an examination of what factors affect the efficient/inefficient use of water among Georgia's farmers. Differences in intra-agriculture water usage are analyzed along two primary ...
Burned to be wild
This dissertation explores the development of ecological conservation and science in the southern coastal plain’s dominant ecosystem - the longleaf pine-grassland forest. It examines how the impetus for conservation changed ...
An examination of the distribution of Georgia's agricultural water use permits and possible errors resulting from the use of county level permit data for watershed or river basin management practices
Georgia uses the administrative permitting system to manage surface water and groundwater throughout the state. Under the existing system, permits and associated water-use data are all referenced to one of Georgia’s 159 ...