Level 8 Unit 13
Careers: Agriculture


The Disappearing American Farm
by Jake Goldberg
Covers the history of agriculture in the United States.
  Corn Belt Harvest
by Raymond Bial
Shows the harvest season in America's corn belt region.


by Irene M. Franck and David M. Brownstone
Presents a history of various agricultural careers.
  Waiting for the Rain
by Dan Butterworth
Author writes about a farmer's struggle to hold onto his family's farm.


The American Family Farm
by Joan Anderson
A photo-essay of three American farm families.
  The Mother Ditch
by Oliver Lafarge
The Romero family, who grow fruits and vegetables, face a crisis when a main ditch goes dry.


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