Daryl Kraft

An Inventory of his papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Lewis St. George Stubbs
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe LibraryWinnipeg, ManitobaR3T 2N2
(Jan. 2009)

Finding aid encoded by Lewis St. George Stubbs (Jan. 2009)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe LibraryWinnipeg, ManitobaR3t 2N2

Creator:
Daryl Kraft

Title:
Daryl Kraft fonds

Dates:
1931-2001

Quantity:
2.75 m. of textual records

Identification:
MSS 273, A.08-116

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Biography of Daryl Kraft

Daryl Krafrt was born May 23, 1945 and grew up on the family cattle ranch Southwest of Medicine Hat. He graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Manitoba with a degree in Agricultural Economics in 1968. He joined the Department of Agricultural Economics in 1973. Two years later he received his PHD from Washington State University.

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Dr. Kraft was an advisor to over 40 graduate students during his teaching career. He was twice director of the Sol Sinclair Farm Management Institute. In 1998 while department head he initiated the Agribusiness Chair in Co-operatives and Group Marketing. He was named a fellow of the Canadian Society of Agricultural Economics in 1999. In 2003 he received a Teaching Award of Merit from the National Association of Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture. Dr. Kraft died on July 27, 2003.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds is comprised of 4 series: Biographical information articles, conference papers & reports, research material & oversize material.

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Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access.

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Restrictions on use

No restriction on use.

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Custodial History

The Kraft fonds were donated to the Archives & Special Collection by his widow Myrna in 2008.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION [ 2003 ]

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11 Biographical information 2003

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ARTICLES,CONFRENCE PAPERS & REPORTS 1974-2001
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11A "What is Land Worth?" proceedings of the Agricultural Economics & Farm Management Conference Day 1974
2 "Impacts of Agricultural Stabilization Programs on Development of Rural Communities" J.A. MacMillan, Kraft & D. Ford at Quebec City 1976
3 "The Influence of Fertility & Crop Varieties on Crop Yields in Manitoba" - Kraft & J.D. Dyck 1976
4 " Economic Implications of Abating Nitrogen Residuals on Irrigation Return Flows" - Kraft & Norman K. Whittlesey at New York ca.1976
5 "An Economic Analysis of Zero Tillage" - D. Ford & Kraft 1976
6 "Cost Effectiveness Considerations BIOGAS from Farm Digesters" - Symposium of Economics of Renewable Energy & Energy Conservation Options 1978
7 "Water Rights in Manitoba" - Sandra Geddes & Kraft 1979
8 "Productivity Analysis of Canada Land Inventory Classification" - M. Senkiw & Kraft 1979
9 "Farm Expenditures Block of Food & Agricultural Regional Forecasting Model" - Kraft, V.J. Fields, M.H. Yeh & R.F.J. Romain 1980
10 "The Influence of Grain Freight Rates on the Farm Land Market in the Prairie Provinces" - V. Fields & Kraft 1980
11 "Past and Potential Prairie Grain Production Outlook for Manitoba Agriculture" 1980
12 "Analysis of the Farmland Market in the Prairie Provinces" 1980
13 "Outlook for Greenhouse Vegetable Production in Northern Manitoba" - at The Pas 1980
14 "Economics of Crop Production for the Prairie Provinces in the 1980's" - at Regina 1980
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21 "Optimal Economic & Engineering Design for Anaerobic Digestion of Livestock Waste" - Fiels, Kraft, D.D. Schulte ca.1980
2 "Adoption of Technology & Crop Production" - at Saskatooon 1980
3 Land Use Statement for a National Food Policy ca.1980
4 "Analysis of the Farmland Market in the Prairie Provinces" 1980
5 "An Economic Analysis of the Manitoba Beef Income Assurance Plan" ca.1980
6 "The Impact of Expanding Grain Production on Farm Structure" - Proceeding Canada Grain's Council Annual Meeting 1981
7 "Fertilizer Demand in the Prairie Provinces" - Fields & Kraft 1981
8 Agribusiness Symposium - Winnipeg 1981
9 "Economic Implications of Abentee Ownership" - University of British Columbia 1981
10 "Measurement of the Technological Influence upon Crop Insurance Coverage" ca. 1981
11 "The Impact of Expanding Grain Production on Farm Structure" 1981
12 "Evaluating an Irrigation Investment" Kraft & R.M. Josephson 1981
13 "The Producer & the Grain Grading System" - Brief submitted to the Grain Grading Committee - Canada Grains Council 1981
14 Notes on water use 1982
15 "Analysis of Corn Competitive Pricing of Feed Grains" 1982
16 Farmland Values Likely to Fall 1982
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31 "Manitoba Potential & the Agri-food Strategy 1983
2 "Measurement of the Technological Influence upon Insurance Coverages" 1983
3 "The Prairie Farmland Market Revisited" 1983
4 The future of Prairie Agriculture notes 1983
5 "Framework for Evaluating Producer Payments" 1983
6 "Canadian Agricultural Land Base- Quantity & Quality - R.A. Hedlin & Kraft 1984
7 "Crop Yield Analysis in Saskatchewan - final report - Kraft & Fields 1984
8 "Towards a Socio-Economic Assessment of the Implications of Climate Change for Manitoba & the Prairie Provinces : Phase 1" - Kraft & L.A. Arthur 1985
9 "Canadian Agricultural Land Base: Quantity & Quality" Kraft & R.A.Hedlin 1985
10 "Impact of Draught in Western Canada" - at Ottawa 1985
11 "A 1985 Forecast of Seeded Area in the Prairie Provinces" Western Economic Review 1985
12 "Influence of Technological Change on Prairie Grain Farms between 1971-1984" Report the Grain Group CP rail 1985
13 "Farming for Profit with Financial Resources, A Canadian Perspective" - Edmonton 1985
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41 "Future Research Needs" - Manitoba Transport Institute Workshop 1986
2 "Analysis of Procedures used to Forecast Grain & Oilseed Shipments" - Kraft & J. Karman 1986
3 "Future Financing Options" - Western Canadian Wheat Growers - Saskatoon 1986
4 "Energy Use Efficiency of Winter & Spring Wheat in Zero & Conventional Tillage Crop Systems" - Kraft & A.O. Ridley ca.1986
5 "Computers & Information Management in Agriculture" - Saskatoon 1986
6 "A Revised Forecast of Seeded Area in the Prairie Provinces" - Kraft & J.P. Karman 1986
7 "An Evaluation of the Canadian Wheat Board Proposal to Increase Transportation Charges to Thunder Bay" - Carmen Manitoba for Keystone Agriculture 1986
8 "Comments on the Canadian Wheat Board Price Pooling Proposal" 1986
9 "Future Research Needs" - Manitoba Transport Institute Workshop 1986
10 "Task Force on the Future of the Canola Crushing Industry in Western Canada" - report 1986
11 "Socio-Economic Implications of a Prolonged Agricultural Drought on the Prairies" - I.M. Arthur & Kraft ca.1987
12 "Database Management & Agricultural Applications" Kraft & Martin Janzen at Calgary 1987
13 "World Grain Trade: An Economic Perspective of the Current Price War ca. 1988
14 " How Many Farms are Enough" - Kraft &E.L. Menzies in The Agrologist 1988
15 "Income Stabilization & Eligibility of Farm-Fed Grain 1988
16 "A Study of the Energy Requirements & Economics of Zero-Tilled Winter & Spring Wheat Production" Kraft, Ridley & Evans 1988
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51 "Optimization Models & Sustainable Land Management" - Kraft & Gary Johnson ca.1990
2 "Biotechnology and Returns to Agricultural Research A Case on Plant Breeding in Canada" at University of Queensland, Australia 1990
3 "An Econometric Evaluation of the Prospects for Increased Maize Production in Zambia" F. Mwape & Kraft Zambian Journal of Agricultural Science 1990
4 "Influence of the Gross Revenue Insurance Plan upon Fertilizer Use" ca.1991
5 "The Role of Services in the Agri-Food Sector" - Agri-Forum Winnipeg 1992
6 "Estimation of Crop Yields in the Red River Valley" - Kraft & M. Monchamp 1994
7 " The 1994 Uruguay Round Gatt Agreement & the Canadian Grains & Oilseeds Industry" Kraft & Harvey Brooks at Saskatoon 1994
8 "The Manitoba Chicken Industry and the Revised Quota Policy" - Gord Kurkis & Kraft - for Shareholders in the Manitoba Chicken Industry 1995
9 "Custa/Nafta and the Agricultural Trade between Canada and the United States - Harmonization of the United States - Canada Agricultural Trade" - Winnipeg 1995
10 "An Analysis of Exports from Southwestern Saskatchewan & Transportation Costs" - Kraft & M. Cherogeny 1995
11 "A Framework to Analyze Income Support & Income Stability Policies in Canada" Derek Hum, Wayne Simpson & Kraft - report prepared for the Industry & Policy Analysis Division, Agriculture Canada 1995
12 "Backgrounding Cattle in the Manitoba Parklands" - Kraft, W. Petkau & M. Cherogeny 1996
13 "Post Crow Influence on Prairie Feed Grain Prices" - Kraft & J. Doiron 2000
14 "Manitoba's Agriculture in Transition" - Kraft, F.W. Trychniewicz & M.S. Boyd 2001

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DEPARTMENTAL MATERIAL 1978-2003
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61 Correspondence 1978-1981
2 Claas assignment No.2 for 61/414 1979
3 Interdepartmental correspondence 1990-1994
4 Interdepartmental correspondence 1990-1993
5 Interdepartmental correspondence 1990
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71 Manitoba Agricultural Services Coordinating Committee 1990-1992
2 Interdepartmental correspondence 1991-1995
3C Faculty of Agriculture & Food Sciences Market Research Study of Alumni, Employers & Academic Staff Appendices A,B, E, & F 1992
4 Interdepartmental correspondence 1992
5 Curriculum review correspondence 1991-1993
6 Faculty of Agriculture & Food Sciences Strategic Plan 1991
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81 Interdepartmental correspondence 1992-1994
2 Interdepartmental correspondence 1993-1994
3 MASCC reports 1993-1994
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91 Interdepartmental correspondence 1995-1996
2 Annual Research Budget Submission to Manitoba Agriculture & Food for 2000-2003 2001
3 Interdepartmental correspondence 201-2002
4 Annual Research Budget Submission Manitoba Agriculture & Food for 2003-2004 2002
5 Interdepartmental correspondence 2003

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RESEARCH MATERIAL 1931-1994
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101 Canadian Farm Loan Board - annual reports 1931-1960
2 "Canadian Farm Problems - Are There Too Many Farmers?" - pamphlet 1940
3 Cross-Sectional Evaluations - Farm Land Prices 1941-1981
4 The Farm Improvement Loans Act - Annual report 1946-1959
5 "The Farmers Home Administration Approach to the Farm Credit Problems" - B.J. Kristjanson & J.A. Brown 1954
6 Stocks on Farms Prairie Provincial by crop 1959-1960
7 Fallow & stubble fields in the Prairie Provinces 1958-1976
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111 Farm Net Income - Stats Canada 1959-1983
2 Field Crop reporting 1959-1960
3 Farm Improvement Loans - Royal Bank of Canada pamphlet ca. 1960
4 Manitoba Crop District data & regressions 1961-1976
5 Field crop reporting 1961-1962
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121 Potato statistics 1961-1983
2 Weather stations with data 1961-1980
3 Bill C71 Farm Credit Act - House of Commons 1962
4 Field crop reporting 1963-1964
5 Analytical Froniers - Agricultural Economics - The Management Imput in Agriculture 1963
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131 Field crop reporting 1967-1968
2 Field crop reporting 1969
3 Articles on soybeans [1970]
4 Mortgage Farm Debt outstanding & interest thereon 1971-1973
5 Saskatchewan Yield Data 1971-1977
6 Field crop reporting 1971
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141 Farm Debt outstanding & interest thereon 1971-1978
2 Field crop reporting 1972
3 Field crop reporting 1973
4 Farm Capital - Stat Canada Worksheets 1975-1984
5 David Dyck notebook 1977
6 Yield information obtained from variuos sources 1977-1982
7 Net exports of cattle & hogs 1978-1981
8 Farm expenditures 1978-1979
9 Input/output model & household info ca. 1979
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151 Input output model documentation ca. 1979
2 Fertilizer retail sales on the Prairie Provinces 1979-1985
3 Reports by the Expert Committee on Grain Breeding 1979-1980
4 1974 Interprovincial trade estimates & producer's prices 1980
5 Grain costs & prices 1980-1986
6 Orginal land-base estimations done for the Gussp Model 1980
7 Pedigreed seed stock production reports 1980-1981
8 Anerobic digester material ca.1981
9 Saskatchewan Agriculture - Stat facts 1981
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161 Saskatchewan yield & acreage data-principal crops on a crop subdistrict basis 1981
2 MCIC yield analysis ca.1981
3 Prairie Provinces - Provincial basis aggregate acreages 1981-1983
4 Various field crop reporting series 1981-1982
5 Yield & acreages in Prairie crop districts 1980-1981
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171 Aggregate agricultural corps model information - inconjunction with the Drought Study ca.1981
2 Varietal index information provided by David Dyck 1982
3 Crop Acreage estimates required for crop insurance - Tape to update Seedbed Acreage & fertilizer application rates 1982
4 Manitoba crop district information used in conjunction with yield analysis 1982
5 Weather stations data 1982-1983
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181 Miscellaneous data Prairie-Provincial basis 1983
2 Weather stations 1984
3 Manitoba yield analysis program results in conjunction with drought proofing studies 1984
4 Saskatchewan & Alberta - crop insurance & weather station data obtained from astrometeorology - Agriculture Canada 1984
5 Climate study information 1985
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191 SAskatchewan fields group yields 1985
2 Field group agroman program results 1985
3 Alberta yield data ca.1985
4 1985 Manitoba Crop adaptation trials - Department of Plant Science 1985
5 Data distribution of the first kind 1985
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201 Agroman study 1985
2 MCIC chemical costs 1985
3 Weather station information - AES 1986
4 Manitoba Agriculture newsletters 1988-1994
5 Saskatchewan Agriculture & Food newsletters 1991-1993

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OVERSIZE MATERIAL 1959-1969
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211 Manitoba farm business summary 1959-1967
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221 Manitoba farm business summary 1965-1969

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