Essays Tagged: "Farmer"


EGYPT : The peopleApproximately 32,500,000 people live in Egypt. Peasant farmers called fellahin make up over 60 percent of the population. But less than 4 percent of Egypt' ... han 50 acres, and the average Egyptian farm is generally much smaller than that. An Egyptian farmer's main tools are the hoe, a simple plow, and the sakia, or waterwheel. The fellah, his wife, ... , religious feasts, and family events such as weddings or the circumcisions of young boys. A farmer's most valuable possession is the water buffalo, cow, or ox that helps him with the heavy far ...

(4 pages) 303 3 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Agriculture : Growing Our Future.

cessing of the crop is only scratching the surface of the potential of precision agriculture (8). A farmer must keep up with the rapidly evolving technology that will facilitate his operation. GPS, al ... systems, can be used in combination with a GPS to create maps of farms (8). Such techniques allow a farmer to turn his tractor on GPS guided autopilot which allows him to conserve seed, fertilizer, an ...

(3 pages) 128 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Chandpur Irrigation Project.

(2 pages) 21 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Biochemistry: Fertilizers

In Britain and other developed countries, farming is essentially a business. Like all business, the farmer's aim is to make as large profit as possible. To achieve this, the farmer needs to achieve hi ... provide the best economic return as efficiently and as cheaply as possible. To obtain high yields, farmers need to manipulate the environment of their crops. This is were the fertilizers take their r ...

(5 pages) 55 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Global and Domestic Challenges in HR Paper

c Challenges in HR PaperThis paper will illustrate the differences between two companies a domestic Farmer's Insurance and a global Cross Country Automotive Services. The main topics that will be disc ... ology, and ethics. In conclusion this paper will show ways for these particular obstacles to be met.Farmer's Insurance is the third largest insurance provider in the United States and is ranked second ...

(7 pages) 200 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Gross Margin Analysis

called variable because they vary with the size of the enterprise. This means that the more wheat a farmer grows the more fertiliser, seed, spray and machinery costs will be incurred.The greater the n ... er, seed, spray and machinery costs will be incurred.The greater the number of sheep run by a sheep farmer, the greater will be the cost of drenches, vaccines, shearing and crutching and wear and tear ...

(5 pages) 78 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Agricultural Development in the Countryside as A Catalyst of a Country's GNP.

the marginalized sector to socially responsible consumer groups is needed. Second, our countryside farmers should strengthen their markets through formal cooperatives, which are capable of forging ag ... places, local or foreign.This organization will also provide appropriate and relevant technology to farmers, and avoid high cost of adoption and premature release of technology. Farmers' should be giv ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Freedome vs Order.

The sheep has absolute freedom, but no safety or security. Now consider the sheep that lives with a farmer. This sheep is absolutely safe. The farmer will shoot any wolf that comes near. If the sheep ... sheep is absolutely safe. The farmer will shoot any wolf that comes near. If the sheep is ill, the farmer will give it medicine. The farmer will make sure that the sheep has grass and water. Life is ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

American Farmer Movement: Populism

Better off DeadThe American Farmer has always been misunderstood and has become the scapegoat for people to blame. The American ... ? Because everyone would have to be worried about getting their food supply but instead we have one farmer who can supply a whole city with food. The importance of the farmer should not be underrated ... ave, and food could be scarce like in other regions of the world. We put tremendous pressure on the farmer when they could be facing drought like the dust bowl that swept Middle America, mostly Oklaho ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Colonial Times

WAY of LIFE In colonial times there where many diseases,farmers,challenges, and occupations. The biggest worry in colonial times were diseases because they ... rry in colonial times were diseases because they were not any vaccines. There were occupations like farmers,coopers, carpenters,barrelmakers,and brick layers. There were many differant kinds farmers l ... oopers, carpenters,barrelmakers,and brick layers. There were many differant kinds farmers like rice farmers and other kinds of crop farmers. Farmers also raised hogs and cattle. During the day if peop ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Great Depression

e society politically, economically, and socially. The three groups I will be Writing about are the farmers, the unemployed, and bankers. The farmers were growing a lot of crops durin ... lot of crops during world war one mainly because of the soldiers needing food to fight the war. The farmers mortgaged their land to buy new machinery. Congress temporarily converted the United States ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Farmers Vs Hunter Gatherer

Krung, I think it is better for or tribe to become sedimentary farmers because our crops are more reliable than those hunters. We can trade food for tools and stil ... be at the mercy of the hunters and they may take what food we have left.In my opinion, we should be farmers so we can have a steady supply of food. We can work in the evening so we do not get as tired ... of us gets sick he or she will have to be banished for the good of the tribe.I think that becoming farmers will help the population of our tribe and ensure the survival of our tribe.

(1 pages) 759 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


consumer then you could in a larger, more distant town.First, imagine if there was no place for the farmer to market his grain. Or there could be a place to deliver and market his grain, but it could ... titive prices. Local cooperatives provide a way to market grain, often in a short distance from the farmer and not always at the highest price, but usually at very competitive prices. This provides a ...

(4 pages) 407 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Farmer's Discontent

t of the time it is their personal problems that caused these troubles. Throughout the late 1800's, farmers became discontented with their way of life. While they had many reasons for their discontent ... agrarian discontent, problems with transportation and fiscal security created the most turmoil for farmers. The largest conflict of transportation stemmed from the lack of it. In small rural areas, m ...

(2 pages) 690 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Farmers' Grievances

The Farmers' GrievancesIt is historian John D. Hicks' thesis that the Southern and Western farmers suffe ... trusts and low prices, the money-lenders and the bankers, and the money and banking system.Western farmers blamed many of their troubles upon the railroads, which sent all western crops to the market ... blamed many of their troubles upon the railroads, which sent all western crops to the markets. The farmers had no choice but to use these roads. The railroads naturally exacted high rates. The local ...

(2 pages) 3374 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Farmers' Movement, 1870-1900 DBQ

to take out more loans, which thrust them into a spiraling debt (Document B). As seen in “The Farmers’ Grievances”, a skillful farmer, compared to his physicist or tailor counterparts ... arming field only dug the financial pit deeper (Document A).Many of the financial troubles faced by farmers portrayed them to be not the indispensible feeding hand of America, but perhaps just the opp ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

I Am The Cheese (Robert Cormier) Analytical Essay

I am the Cheese, written by Robert Cormier follows the self realisation of the main character, Adam Farmer, and explores his physical and mental journey. Cormier uses a range of admirable techniques t ... s orphanage is unusually established where Adam charts much of his progression through the song The Farmer in the Dell. Initially the reader believes this is the Farmer’s family theme song; howev ...

(4 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Case Study in Tutures and Options: "United Grain Growers"

e oldest grain distributors in Canada. Grain distributors were important intermediaries between the farmer and the end market. A grain distributor helped farmers sell their grain by providing storage ... rain by providing storage and sorting facilities, and transportation services. Distributors charged farmers handling fees for these services.UGG was founded by a special legislation in 1906, which was ...

(2 pages) 43 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Contract Farming in India: Impact & Implications

SummaryGlobalization and liberalization have popularized the concept of contract farming, whereby a farmer enters into a contract with a processing/marketing firm to supply a pre-arranged quantity and ... y of produce at a pre-arranged price and time. Theoretically, contract farming is attractive to the farmer because it gives him access to additional sources of capital, brings in new technology, and e ...

(17 pages) 1814 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Historic and Social Aspects Report on Australia's farming practicesCompare and contrast the impact on the Australian environment of European farming practices and Aboriginal land management practices.

adopting European farming practices. Although these practices have generated a lot of money for the farmers, the impact on the Australian environment is starting to take its toll.But how come these pr ... eing used in Europe but their environment isn't getting affected? The answer is simple - Australian farmers do not take into account how different their country is from Europe. In Australia, the condi ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture