It takes a great many quarter sections to make a bonanza farm
. It wasn't long before it was 'most all bonanza farms
At twenty-two he went West, in the vague hope of possessing a bonanza farm
; then he swung back into telegraphy, and in a few years found himself in the Government Mail Service at Washington.
Gathered into one volume for the first time, the resulting material offers a fascinating, humorous glimpse into immigrant experience in the age of the bonanza farm
and breakneck industrialization.
More from the 1884 to 1888 dairies of Mary Dodge Woodward, who lived on the 1,500-acre Dodge bonanza farm
near Fargo, Dakota Territory, during those years.
During the years 1884 to 1888, Mary Dodge Woodward kept an informative and charming diary of the happenings on the Dodge bonanza farm
The industrial-scale "bonanza farms
" of 100 years ago were killed by overspecialization and loss of ecological integrity through soil exhaustion and disease.
Once-profitable large "bonanza farms
" went on the block, or ended up in the hands of lenders.
The organisational shift toward 'internal' individual farming that we are beginning to detect among Russian agroholdings is reminiscent of the ultimate demise of the huge 'bonanza farms
' in the American Midwest, which broke up and transformed into family farms despite their resounding initial success (Drache, 1964).
Steel rails linked bonanza farms
hundreds of miles to the west to the mills.
They hired Oliver Dalrymple, a wheat farmer broke from speculating in the grain trade, to manage their new holdings, which became the first of the bonanza farms
. The average size of a bonanza ranged from 3,000 to 7,000 acres, with some much larger.
Then there's the bonanza farms
, and the first tractor used to maintain links at a famed western resort, and a third-generation windmill back in business, and a remarkable piece of early advertising for the Aspinwall Co.
On the large bonanza farms
, where big tractors are kept and thousands of acres are planted, there may be jobs paying $5 to $10 a day, but we doubt if there are 25 tractor engineers in the United States who are getting $15 a day."