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history of Connecticut agriculture

Edward H. Jenkins

history of Connecticut agriculture

by Edward H. Jenkins

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

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Connecticut -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConnecticut agriculture.
    Statementby E. H. Jenkins.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 289-425 ;
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14350673M

    The State of Connecticut name is probably derived from a Native American word, Quinnehtukqut, meaning “beside the long tidal river.” The State Nickname is “Constitution State” (adopted in ), chosen to commemorate the colony’s adoption in of the Fundamental Orders, sometimes regarded as the first written constitution. The State Motto is “Qui transtulit sustinet” – He. CFBA’s Mission. The Mission of the Connecticut Farm Bureau is to elevate the stature of agriculture in our state. Through education, market promotion and legislative advocacy, we strive to increase farm income and to improve the quality of life not only for Connecticut farmers, but also for their consumers.

    History of Torrington, Connecticut. By the Rev. Samuel Orcutt (). pages, including original index of names. This book is a classic Connecticut town history and replete with lots of biographies and genealogy. We're currently adding chapters of this volume for download. See our Torrington page for more information. A History of the Connecticut River book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Paddle from Enfield Rapids to Long Island Sound and tra /5.

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Connecticut’s agricultural roots date back to the crop gardens planted by indigenous peoples who cultivated such staples as the Three Sisters (maize, beans, and squash), sunflowers, and Jerusalem artichokes.

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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The U.S. state of Connecticut began as three distinct settlements of Puritans from Massachusetts and England; they combined under a single royal charter in Known as the "land of steady habits" for its political, social and religious conservatism, the colony prospered from the trade and farming of its ethnic English Protestant population.

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