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Dirt, Sweat, and Diesel : A Family Farm in the Twenty-First Century (Hardcover) (Steven L. Hilty)

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Farming remains a cornerstone of the American economy, but few people living in cities and suburbs today are likely to ever have set foot on a modern farm, or seen a crop planted, heard the sound of wind rattling through corn fields before harvest, or witnessed the birth of a baby calf. This book welcomes readers to along in trucks, tractors and combines for a true insider's guide to the fascinating and complex realities of agriculture that very few outside tight knit farm communities are ever able to witness. This season-by-season portrait explores in penetrating detail the complexities of farm life that few urban dwellers ever see.Dirt, Sweat and Diesel is fascinating and intimate, a year-long look at a farmer and his family as they operate a modern midwestern family farm.

Number of Pages: 360
Genre: Social Science, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Abortion + Birth Control
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Missouri Pr
Author: Steven L. Hilty
Language: English
Street Date: April 26, 2016
TCIN: 50925211
UPC: 9780826220790
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-8338
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