Wisconsin Women In The War Between The States

Author: Ethel Hurn
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society
ISBN: 0870206125
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Occasionally women became agricultural laborers, but this Was not common, for
in many communities the people could not afford to pay for help. In a few places,
however, German women hired out by the day and received good wages. The
number of women doing work on the farms increased as the war went on,
because most able-bodied men were taken from their agricultural work and
pressed into service in the army. Mrs. Livermore gives a vivid picture of her visit to
Wisconsin and ...

Soil Sisters

Author: Lisa Kivirist
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550926020
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More than three quarters of the female attendees at PA-WAgN programs
surveyed indicated they would stay in contact with someone they met at a
workshop as well as take action to create learning opportunities for other women
farmers. In regions without Extension-driven and -funded programming, women
in sustainable agriculture started self-organizing, based on an informal
assessment of needs and expertise. For example, the Wisconsin Women in
Sustainable Agriculture ...

Mother Nature S Daughters

Author: Paula vW. Dail
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786497823
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This book features eight stories of women farmers who persevere despite treacherous weather and erratic commodities markets.

Changing The Way America Farms

Author: Neva Hassanein
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803273214
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Of the twenty core members who came regularly, five were women who usually
attended with their male partners (although one woman occasionally came by
herself). The final major agenda item on that winter day in 1993 was to choose a
name for the group. Mike and Jim suggested - and the others who were gathered
there agreed - that the new group be called the Ocooch Grazers Network. "
Ocooch" is a Native American word for the mountains of southwestern Wisconsin.

Women S Wisconsin

Author: Genevieve G. McBride
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society
ISBN: 0870205633
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138 women's Wisconsin While he lived off the land and fished on his brother's
farm inFennimore Creek, she earned a “slender living” as a weaver in Boscobel,
where she often lived alone. Unlike most women in Wisconsin, Wall was
childless. However, she mothered others' children, including a nephew who
writes fondly of her here. He recalls her as an “intellectual” interested in politics,
self-supporting, and never succumbing to self-pity even when left bereft, a widow
in “broken ...

Agricultural Extension For Women Farmers In Africa

Author: Katrine Anderson Saito
Publisher: World Bank Publications
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Unpublished Master's Thesis, University of Wisconsin. Dixon-Mueller, R. (1985),
Women's Work in Third World Agriculture. Geneva: ILO. Dey, J. (1983), Women in
African Rice Farming (Proceedings of a Conference on Women in Rice Farming
Systems) , The International Rice Research Institute, P.O. Box 933, Manila,
Philippines, September. Hampshire, England: Gower Publishing Co. Ltd. Due,
J.M. and T. Mudenda. (1982), Women's Contributions Made Visible of Farm and
Market ...

Wisconsin Agriculture

Author: Jerry Apps
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society
ISBN: 0870207253
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One of the first public pronouncements of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau showed its
concern for better marketing systems, and at the same time, its dislike for radical
methods.”3 For instance, when farmers considered a wheat strike to ... At the
Wisconsin Farm Bureau's 1938 annual meeting, women members achieved a
goal they had worked for since the early days of organization: the creation of the
Associated Farm Bureau Women. In 1946, the Associated Farm Bureau Women
gained a ...

Emerging Production Systems And The Roles Of Women On Wisconsin Dairy Farms

Author: Jennifer Elizabeth Vogt
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For instance, there is evidence in European literature that younger women are
rejecting the traditional gender regimes on their own family farms (Whatmore
1991). This is especially true of the growing number of farm women who were not
raised on farms and grew up with different norms, values and attitudes than the
farm population (Gasson and Errington 1993). The framework of gender regimes
and gender order provides a way to understand the functioning of the farm
household ...