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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Agriculture an Important Part of Black History

In 1920 and 1992, the number of the United States between 18,000 and 925.000, or 14 percent of the black state-owned farms in the countries in various fields of 1 percentage point. 514 per cent reduction in farm ownership and African Americans make matters worse, the U.S. farmers to consider Africa's rich history.

Ph.D., North Carolina and the State University associate professor of agriculture and agricultural education Clifford School "in southern Africa for the most part the history of American families can trace their tradition of agriculture, said.

According to Ford, civil war and in the south after the raw materials produced in the country the immediate time, and most of the manufacturing sector's response is.

"Ford's pre-five million living in the South after the Civil War, the cultivation of Das said that it was the beginning." Usually, this is my life and farming in the south.

" Ford, I Robertson County farm, and his great-grandfather, a former slave could be aware of their family history. According to Ford, agriculture is our great-grandfather was the eldest son of the performance is achieved through the seven years of slavery.

Of ethnic minorities in agriculture, like Booker T. Washington George Washington Carver's civil war, after several years involved in the progressive thinkers have been advanced.

Carver, agricultural chemist, is a globally recognized, among other things, the promotion of crop rotation and proper diet, how to scientifically and other agricultural importance of education. Many historians credit as the main crops of cotton from the South to help Carver.
Das in 1856, Washington, the first time in 1881, industrial training schools in black and born completely black Tuskegee Institute was established. Washington, tenant farmers out of poverty related to recognition of former slaves, his teaching mechanical and agricultural skills.

Ford "Carver and Washington in the late 19th century African-American landowners and farmers a tool for development," said. Train "Life is not easy for these people, but Washington Carver them to learn how their family income." The late 19th century South India Series - Gold institutions, Tuskegee, a similar area at the time shows the importance of agriculture.

1890 land grant in North Carolina and the Public State to become the second Morrill Act in 1890 colleges and universities, land grant university system expanded to include a historical black hole, as the alienation of ethnic minorities to use national institutions formed been deprived of the Institute was founded in 1862, land grants.

According to Ford, in the southern industrial number of African American farmers, especially in textile mills began to decline flood.

Ford "factory work provided a reliable income, while those from agriculture, meteorology, than on the" Farmers rely on the control of the income of other conditions, said. "I'm afraid, to farm families do not have sufficient income to be used to establish, many farmers have been far from land to urban areas and more.

" Ford, Africa - the same factors as the number one U.S. farmers worry about the decline of agriculture were considered. Although his career as a bank loan of staff first of all, she particularly for young people beginning in the agricultural farming difficult, see.

Ford "Agriculture is a business, it needs capital to begin mass," said. Young man from a family farm, until the "use of land and equipment in agriculture has become increasingly difficult. Unfortunately, reduction and students with a background from the farm discontent.

" However, in agriculture as a minority, NC A & T, the existence of the agricultural school students often have the memory of their ancestors, the role of agricultural development are very common.

And introduce this to agricultural education, history, and in agriculture and secondary vocational education teachers philosophy of education, in the past students as building blocks should be used to influence the future of the classroom by.

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