Table of Contents
What is the Family Farm Project?
National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Teaching Professorship
Fieldwork: The Family Farm
Media Coverage and Public Presentations
Introducing Knox County
A Brief History
An Overview of Agricultural Life
Sources for Introduction to Knox County
What is Family Farming?
What is Family Farming in Knox County?
Myths and Sterotypes
Diversity of Farms
Sources for What is Family Farming?
Life on a Family Farm
Daily work routine
Sources for Life on a Family Farm
Rural Economic Values
Survival Mechanisms for keeping competitive
Sources for Farm Economy
Farm Organizations and Community Life
Farm Service Organizations
The Knox County Fair
Farming and Community Values
Development and future of farming
Sources for Farm Organizations and Community Life
Farming and the Environment
Different Styles of Farming
Crop and Grazing Rotations
Sources for Farming and the Environment
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