Field Operations of the Bureau of Soils, Volume 10 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - Soil surveys
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Page 296 - September 21, and the average date of the last killing frost in the spring is May 14.
Page 286 - Description. Fine gravel. Coarse, sand. Medium sand. Fine sand. Very fine sand. Silt. Clay.
Page 2 - Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That public resolution numbered eight, Fiftysixth Congress, second session, approved February twenty-third, nineteen hundred and one, be amended by striking out all after the resolving clause and inserting In lieu thereof the following: That there shall be printed ten thousand five hundred copies of the report on field operations of the Divisions of Soils, Department of Agriculture...
Page 1025 - The average dates of the last killing frost in spring and the first in fall are May 14 and October 3, respectively.
Page 686 - In general the land values range from $20 to $40 an acre. The following table gives the results of mechanical analyses of samples of the soil and subsoil of the...
Page 578 - ... loam to a heavy sandy loam. The subsoil to a depth of 3 feet or more is a light brown or yellowish gravelly loam. The particles of gravel vary from one-fourth to two or more inches in diameter and consist largely of waterworn shale and rounded fragments of the harder rocks. Occasionally the surface is strewn with rounded stones and gravel, but they are seldom numerous enough...
Page 673 - Land of this type of soil ranges in value from $50 to $75 an acre. The following table gives the results of mechanical analyses of samples of the soil and subsoil of this type...
Page 758 - It is not on the market, but is held at prices ranging from $50 to $100 an acre. The following table gives the results of mechanical analyses of samples of the soil and subsoil of the Westmoreland silty clay loam : Mechanical Analyses of Westmoreland Silty Clay Loam.
Page 828 - Very litle of the type is for sale, but prices generally quoted range from $60 to $100 an acre. The following table gives the results of mechanical analyses of samples of the soil and subsoil of this type : Mechanical Analyses of Holston Silt Loam.
Page 836 - The land is valued at $20 to $30 an acre. The following table gives the results of mechanical analyses of samples of the soil and subsoil of the...

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