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Generalized types of farming in the United States

Generalized types of farming in the United States

including a list of counties in type-of-farming regions and subregions.

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Published by Bureau of Agricultural Economics, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural geography -- United States.,
  • Crop zones -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAgriculture information bulletin -- no. 3
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22988143M

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The map of types of farming in this publication is a revision of and supersedes the map, "Regionalized Types of Farming in the United States," issued in Marchby the United States Department of Agriculture.

ELLIOTT, Associate Chief, Bureau oj Agricultural Economics. Washington, D. Issued February Generalized types of farming in the United States: including a list of counties in type-of-farming regions and subregions. Get this from a library. Generalized types of farming in the United States. [United States.

Bureau of Agricultural Economics,]. type-of-farming areas, maps of which had been prepared by many of the States prior to and after the type-of-farming study, gave the most recent generalization of types of farming in the United States. The color map published at that time divides the country into generalized type-of-farming areas, 61 subregions, and 9 major agrieultural regions.

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