CONTENTS

The Family Farmers' Advocate By Lyn E.Oyos

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER
  1. THE PRECURSORS - 1
  2. GETTING UNDERWAY 1914-192O - 11
  3. BUILDING STRENGTH THROUGH ADVERSITY 1920-1928 - 21
  4. DIRECT ACTION TACTICS, 1928-1936 - 37
  5. LEGISLATION - NEGATIVE & AFFIRMATIVE,1929-1937 - 55
  6. WATERSHED YEARS - CONFlICT, COMPROMISE, UNITY 1928-1937 - 69
  7. COMPLETING THE TRIANGLE - EDUCATION, 1928-1938 - 81
  8. COMPLETING THE TRIANGLE - COOPERATIVES, 1928-1938 - 95
  9. ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR PEACE AND COUNTRY, 1938-1947 - 119
  10. PROBLEM SOLVING AND GROWING PAINS, 19381949 - 133
  11. ATTAINING NEW HEIGHTS, 1948-1961 - 155
  12. POLITICS, 1948-1961 - 171
  13. PROMOTING GROWTH AND UNDERSTANDING, 1948-1961 - 185
  14. COOPERATIVES - A GROWTH INDUSTRY, 1948-1961 201
  15. THE POLITICAL STRUGGLE TO SAVE THE FAMILY FARM, 1961-1981 - 213
  16. BUILDING BRIDGES, 1961-1981 - 233
  17. TORCHES ARE PASSED, 1961-1981 - 247
  18. LEGISLATION - FEDERAL ADMINISTRATORS VERSUS THE FAMILY FARMER, 1981-1999 - 263
  19. LEGISLATION - HOGS, TAXES AND IDENTITY, 1981-1999 - 273
  20. COOPERATION AND EDUCATION - PREPARING FOR FUTURE CHALLENGES, 1981-1999 - 289
  21. THE STATE OF AGRICULTURE IN THE 90s - 307
  22. AT THE CROSSROADS - AN ASSESSMENT AND AN ESSAY - 317
APPENDICES - 325
ENDNOTES - 337
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS - 377
BIBLIOGRAPHY - 379
INDEX - 383
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