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Página 424 - The Forage and Fiber Crops in America By THOMAS F. HUNT. This book is exactly what its title indicates. It is indispensable to the farmer, student and teacher who wishes all the latest and most important information on the subject of forage and fiber crops. Like its famous companion, "The Cereals in America...
Página 426 - Best methods of building the silo, filling it and feeding ensilage. Illustrated. 364 pages. 5x7 inches. Cloth $1.50 The Study of Breeds By THOMAS SHAW. Origin, history, distribution, characteristics, adaptability, uses, and standards of excellence of all pedigreed breeds of cattle, sheep and swine in America. The accepted text book in colleges, and the authority for farmers and breeders. Illustrated. 371 pages. 5x7 inches. Cloth $1.50 Clovers and How to Grow Them By THOMAS SHAW. This is the first...
Página 425 - Profitable Dairying By CL PECK. A practical guide to successful dairy management, The treatment of the entire subject is thoroughly practical, being principally a description of the methods practiced by the author. A specially valuable part of this book consists of a minute description of the far-famed model dairy farm of Rev. JD Detrich, near Philadelphia, Pa. On...
Página 425 - On this farm of fifteen acres, which twenty years ago could not maintain one horse and two cows, there are now kept twenty-seven dairy cattle, in addition to two horses. All the roughage, litter, bedding, etc., necessary for these animals are grown on these fifteen acres, more than most farmers could accomplish on one hundred acres. Illustrated. 5x7 inches. 200 pages. Cloth $0.75 Practical Dairy Bacteriology By Dr. HW CONN, of Wesleyan University. A complete exposition of important facts concerning...
Página 273 - No 1 white corn shall be sound, dry, plump and well cleaned. No. 2 WHITE CORN— No.
Página 193 - It can readily be seen that a variety" of corn containing, say, one pound more oil per bushel would be in large demand. " ' Farmers throughout the country do well to communicate with their respective agricultural experiment stations and secure their co-operation along these lines.
Página 424 - Illustrated. 428 pages. $y2 x. 8 inches. Cloth $1.75 The Book of Alfalfa History. Cultivation and Merits. Its Uses as a Forage and Fertilizer. The appearance of the Hon. FD COBURN'S little book on Alfalfa a few years ago has been a profit revelation to thousands of farmers throughout the country, and...
Página 275 - We set the last spring some twenty acres of Indian corn, and sowed some six acres of barley and pease ; and according to the manner of the Indians, we manured our ground with herrings, or rather shads, which we have in great abundance, and take with great ease at our doors.
Página 426 - ... these questions. The striking originality in the treatment of the subject is no less conspicuous than the superb order and regular sequence of thought from the beginning to the end of the book. The book is intended to meet the needs of all persons interested in the breeding and rearing of live stock. Illustrated. 405 pages. 5x7 inches. Cloth. . . $1.50 Forage Crops Other Than Grasses By THOMAS SHAW. How to cultivate, harvest and use them. Indian corn, sorghum, clover, leguminous plants, crops...