Farm and Garden Rule-book: A Manual of Ready Rules and Reference with Recipes, Precepts, Formulas, and Tabular Information for the Use of General Farmers, Gardeners, Fruit-growers, Stockmen, Dairymen, Poultrymen, Foresters, Rural Teachers, and Others in the United States and Canada

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Macmillan, 1911 - Agriculture - 587 pages
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Page 11 - He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather : for the sky is red.
Page 186 - ... kind" as herein used shall be understood to apply to those general classes of fruits which are grouped together in common usage without regard to their exact botanical relationship, as apple, cherry, grape, peach, plum, raspberry, etc.
Page 526 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 11 - Ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky and of the earth ; but how is it that ye do not discern this time?
Page 152 - Choice Alfalfa — Shall be reasonably fine leafy alfalfa of bright green color, properly cured, sound, sweet and well baled. No. 1 Alfalfa — Shall be reasonably...
Page 168 - ... injury, bruises, and other defects, except such as are necessarily caused in the operation of packing, or apples of one variety which are not more than ten per centum below the foregoing specifications shall be "Standard grade minimum size two and one-half inches...
Page 601 - Indispensable to public and reference libraries . . . readily comprehensible to any person of average education." — The Nation. "The completest existing thesaurus of up-to-date facts and opinions on modern agricultural methods. It is safe to say that many years must pass before it can be surpassed in comprehensiveness, accuracy, practical value, and mechanical excellence. It ought to be in every library in the country.
Page 253 - Columbia, where one or more horses, mules, cows, or similar animals are kept, shall maintain in connection therewith a bin or pit for the reception of manure, and, pending the removal from the premises of the manure from the animal or animals aforesaid, shall place such manure in said bin or pit. The bin or pit required by this regulation shall be located at a point as remote as practicable from any dwelling, church, school, or similar structure, owned or occupied by any person or persons in the...
Page 151 - No. 1 Timothy Hay — Shall be timothy with not more than oneeighth mixed with clover or other tame grasses, properly cured, good color, sound, and well baled. No. 2 Timothy Hay — Shall be timothy not good enough for No. 1, not over one-fourth mixed with clover or other tame grasses, fair color, sound, and well baled.

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