Commercialized farming: Requires better management
Author AffiliationsArthur Shultis is Associate Agriculturalist, Extension Specialist in Farm Management, and Associate on the Giannini Foundation, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 2(3):7-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n03p7. March 1948.
Increased application of science and equipment to agriculture has resulted in increased control over biologic and climatic yield factors.
Shultis A. 1948. Commercialized farming: Requires better management. Hilgardia 2(3):7-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n03p7
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