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Adapting to the land: a history of agriculture in Colorado




Freeman, John F., author
Uchanski, Mark E., author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Examines how Colorado agriculturists, from the Ancestral Puebloans to twenty-first-century ranchers and farmers, have adapted to and sought to overcome the natural limits of land and water. Documents the state's farming history and provides context for significant methodological and ideological transformations, including the organic, local foods movement.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Agriculture -- Colorado -- History
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Colorado
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Colorado -- History
Irrigation farming -- Colorado -- History
Organic farming -- Colorado
Sustainable agriculture -- Colorado
Water rights -- Colorado -- History


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