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A history of Connecticut agriculture

by Edward H. Jenkins

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Published by Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesConnecticut agriculture
Statementby E. H. Jenkins
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 289-425 ;
Number of Pages425
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24579595M
OCLC/WorldCa8401120

  The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with ative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. North Stonington Agricultural Fair - Returns in Due to the Covid outbreak, we are saddened to announce that the North Stonington Fair will not take place. We hope to see each of you in

Connecticut Economy. The United States has become a service economy and many states, Connecticut included, generate most of their revenue through service industries. Service industries make up the bulk of Connecticut's economy. Manufacturing is also important.. Agriculture. The people of Connecticut occupied their land for many years without any title to it except what they had from the Indians. But in the younger Winthrop secured a royal charter for Connecticut from Charles II, the most liberal that had yet been givern. The only retriction was that thelaws should not conflict with the laws of England.

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES), established in , is the first agricultural experiment station in the United States. The main mission of the CAES is research. Programs also exist to educate the public and to transfer new findings to people trying to solve agricultural, public health, and environmental problems. Agriculture continues to be a significant industry in Connecticut by adding $ billion to the economy each year. At least 60 percent of the state is farmland, forest and open space, providing an important natural resource, which enhances the environment.


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European settlers brought their own land-use practices, such as clearing large tracts of land for crops and grazing livestock, and learned new techniques from the region’s Natives.

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