Effects of the Great War upon Agriculture in the United States and Great Britain

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INDEX
Acland, F. D., 184, note 2; 185, note 1.
Agricultural colleges, 71, 83, 91, 98, 113, 139.
Agricultural committees ( U. K.), 183, 186, 188.
Agricultural implements -- seeFarming machinery and implements.
Agricultural prosperity: cereals, 160; animals and animal products, 160, 163; income of farmers, 161; expenditure for labor, 162, 163; cost of land, 162, 163; discussion, 204.
Agriculture, Board of ( U. K.): efforts to increase arable land, 185, 190; farm laborers secured from War Office, 185; stimulation of home production, 186- 188; machinery furnished, 187; prices guaranteed, 188; rents settled, 189; cultivation enforced and wages fixed, 189; plans for 1918 and after, 190, 191; milk prices regulated, 215; cooperation with Ministry of Food, 217; functions, 218. President of -- see Selborne, Lord Prothero, Rowland E.
Agriculture, Department of ( U. S.): prewar organization, 70; legislation concerning, 71; cooperation with agricultural colleges and other organizations, 72, 73; food surveys and agricultural censuses, 75, 76; assistance concerning labor, 82; distribution of nitrates, 91; cooperation with Food Administration, 107, 112, 113; publications to aid conservation, 112.
Agriculture, Secretary of -- see Houston, David F.
Alabama: corn production, 35.
Alcohol: restrictions concerning, 104, 179, 194.
Allied purchase of supplies, 129, 130, 178, 206, 208, 217.
American Railway Association: cooperation of, with Bureau of Markets, 94.
Argentina: grain exports, 5, 32, 38, 39; sheep, 14; ship shortage, 32, 39; mutton exports, 180.
Arizona: cattle increase, 58.
Arkansas: corn acreage, 35.
Australia: grain exports, 5; sheep, 14; ship shortage, 32; sugar consumption, 145; mutton exports, 180; wheat supplies, 178, 198.
Austria-Hungary: cotton imports, 44, 195; sugar exports, 146, 177, 179, 198; crop acreage, 173.
Barley:
U. S.-- prewar conditions, 8, 18; prices, 26, 40, 127; acreage and production, 39; exports, 40; comparison with wheat, 127; statistics, 11, 19, 50, 51.
U. K.-- prewar conditions, 170; imports, 178, 180; production, 184; prices, 174, 195-197, 199, 207, 208; flour order, 206; statistics, 173, 202, 207, 208, 219- 225.
Barrett, Chas. J., 119, note.
Beans and peas: acreage and production, 42-175; legislation concerning, 104; government purchase of, 104, 106, 114; statistics, 11, 19, 50, 51, 52, 202, 219, 220, 222, 223.
Beef and beef products:
U. S.-- prewar exports, 19; prices, 56, 160; number of cattle used for, 58; exports, 60, 105; government control, 132; statistics, 21, 67.
U. K.-- imports, 180; prices, 191, 195, 196, 203, 212, 213; statistics, 224.
Beet sugar -- seesugar.
Belgium: cotton imports, 44, 195; sugar imports, 142; cattle confiscated, 176; areas overrun by soldiers, 199; sugar areas destroyed, 205.
Berkeley conference, 70; hotel, 72.
Board of Trade -- see Trade, Board of.
Boys' and girls' clubs, 74, 75, 76.
Bread -- seeWheat.
Breckenridge, Prof. L. P., 111.
Buckwheat: production, 9; acreage, 40; statistics, 11, 19, 50, 51, 52.
Burdie, E. W., 130.
Bureau of Crop Estimates, 24, 75, 144.
Bureau of Markets -- seeMarkets, Bureau of.
Butler, Tait, 130.
Butter:
U. S.-- prewar exports, 21; prices, 60, 61, 134; aid of Bureau of Markets, 93; government control, 134; substitutes, 135; statistics, 21, 67.
U. K.-- imports, 171, 179; substitutes, 179, 180; prices, 195, 196, 202, 203, 215; government control, 217; statistics, 202, 204.
California: wheat, 28; cattle, 58; farm land, 81; labor, 84; milk, 138.
Canada: food production, 5, 6; wheat production, 6; oats production, 8, 39; oats exports, 38; sugar consumption, 145; grain prices, 207, 208.
Cane sugar -- seeSugar.
Canning clubs, 76.
Carpenter, O. F., 130, note 1.
Cattle (see alsoCows--Beef and beet products):

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