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December 1978
Volume 32, Number 12

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

Comparisons of agriculture in California and the United States
by B. Delworth Gardner
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U.S. and California farms are becoming fewer and larger, but census data show individual-family farms are more than holding their own with corporate farms and partnerships.
Food choices among first generation chinese in California
by Louis Evan Grivetti, Marie B. Paquette
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A study of food consumed by Chinese immigrants before and after arrival in the United States challenges some commonly held assumptions about ethnic food preferences.
Attitudes of farmers toward using crop residues as fuel
by Clarence F. Becker, Bryan M. Jenkins, Brian Horsfield, John R. Goss
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Growers favor use of rice straw and prunings as sources of energy by utility companies, but only if the collection system is practical, timely, and reliable.
Evaluation of insecticides for a grape IPM program
by William L. Peacock, Donald L. Flaherty, Marjorie A. Hoy, Dennis J. Culver
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In tests conducted in Tulare County, permethrin and methomyl were found to have adverse effects on beneficial non-target populations.
Tax loss farming: A perennial problem
by Hoy F. Carman
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Tax-shelter agricultural investments by non farm interests are influenced by such factors as the nature of the operation.Summary of the extent of tax-shelter agricultural investments by nonfarm in-vestors, the economic impact of tax loss farming, and tax reform efforts.

News and opinion

The next step
by J. B. Kendrick
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December 1978
Volume 32, Number 12

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

Comparisons of agriculture in California and the United States
by B. Delworth Gardner
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
U.S. and California farms are becoming fewer and larger, but census data show individual-family farms are more than holding their own with corporate farms and partnerships.
Food choices among first generation chinese in California
by Louis Evan Grivetti, Marie B. Paquette
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
A study of food consumed by Chinese immigrants before and after arrival in the United States challenges some commonly held assumptions about ethnic food preferences.
Attitudes of farmers toward using crop residues as fuel
by Clarence F. Becker, Bryan M. Jenkins, Brian Horsfield, John R. Goss
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Growers favor use of rice straw and prunings as sources of energy by utility companies, but only if the collection system is practical, timely, and reliable.
Evaluation of insecticides for a grape IPM program
by William L. Peacock, Donald L. Flaherty, Marjorie A. Hoy, Dennis J. Culver
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
In tests conducted in Tulare County, permethrin and methomyl were found to have adverse effects on beneficial non-target populations.
Tax loss farming: A perennial problem
by Hoy F. Carman
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Tax-shelter agricultural investments by non farm interests are influenced by such factors as the nature of the operation.Summary of the extent of tax-shelter agricultural investments by nonfarm in-vestors, the economic impact of tax loss farming, and tax reform efforts.

News and opinion

The next step
by J. B. Kendrick
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