A Survey of Soviet Russian Agriculture 1951

A Survey of Soviet Russian Agriculture 1951
A Survey of Soviet Russian Agriculture 1951
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Original 'A Survey of Soviet Russian Agriculture' August 1951

by Lazar Volin Regional Specialist, Office of Foreign Agricultural Relations, Agriculture 5 Monograph US Department of Agriculture.

This book is referenced often when data is needed for scholarly work or when observing effects and results of a socialist agriculture economy. See http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/70942/lazar-volin/the-turn-of-the-screw-in-soviet-agriculture

With 74 Charts and Tables. With 14 Maps.   6" X 9" Tall with 194 pages

Condition: Very Good, penciled name on front cover, tan/yellow light covers, some yellowing of pages from age, a few dog ear pages.

  • I. Natural environment 1 
  • The land 1 
  • Climate 5 
  • II. Agricultural policy and land tenure 10 
  • Precollective period 10 
  • Collectivization of agriculture 12 
  • III. The farm system 21 
  • Collective farms (kolkhozy) 21 
  • Organizational structure 21 
  • Labor and management 27 
  • Migration from kolkhozy 35 
  • Distribution of income and incentives 36 
  • Number and size 48 
  • Mechanization and machine-tractor stations 55 
  • Organizational structure 57 
  • Management and personnel 59 
  • Operation 61 
  • Wartime damage 68 
  • Rural electrification __ 69 
  • State farms (sovkhozy) 69 
  • Individual farms 80 
  • IV. Machinery of government supervision 84 
  • V. Farm practices — 87 
  • Crop rotation and soil conservation 88 
  • Use of improved seed 93 
  • Use of fertilizers 93 
  • Farm practices, centralized planning, and research 96 
  • VI. Land utilization 102 
  • VII. Crop pattern 108 
  • Grains 108 
  • Wheat 108 
  • Rye 119 
  • Oats 122 
  • Barley 124 
  • Corn (Maize) 125 
  • Other grains 126 
  • Nongrain crops 127 
  • Potatoes 127 
  • Sugar beets 129 
  • Sunflower seed 132 
  • Cotton 133 
  • Flax 145 
  • Hemp 147 
  • Tobacco 148 
  • Miscellaneous crops 149  
  • VIII. Livestock.. 152 
  • IX. Distribution and consumption of agricultural products 168 
  • X. Foreign trade 177 
  • XI. World War II and postwar reconstruction program 184 
  • List of official Russian statistical publications cited, with the name of the issuing agency 187 
  • Index 189 

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