Antique Illustrated Book Practical Farming and Gardening Edited by Willis Macgerald C1914

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Antique book "Practical Farming and Gardening" or money saving methods in farming, gardening, fruit growing, also horse, cattle, sheep, hog and poultry raising embracing the all important subjects of soil fertility, crop culture, irrigation and drainage, injurious insects, plant diseases, pruning, grafting, budding, spraying, etc., together with advice on selecting and feeding farm animals for the greatest net profit, making poultry pay, and hundreds of other priceless facts for the wide-a-wake farmer and housewife by an eminent array of specialists each having devoted a life of study, experiment and practical experience to his special subject. Edited by Willis MacGerald of Rand-McNally & co. Copyright 1914.

Contents:

Modern Ideas in Soil Treatment and Tillage

Field Crops: Their Adaptations and Economic Relations, with Specific Cultural Directions

Vegetable Garden and Trucking Crops

Fruit Culture and Forestry

Important Injurious Insects, and Diseases Affecting Field and Garden Crops, Fruits and Shade Trees

Selecting and Feeding Farm Animals for Profit

Beef Making

Feeding Native Cattle for Beef

Feeding Range Cattle for Beef

Diseases of Farm Animals

The Silo in Modern Agriculture

Making Poultry Pay

Handy Rules and Useful Information

Wholesome Cooking Without Waste

Index

Measures 8.5 inches tall, 6.5 inches wide. 518 pages.

Condition: Stains on cover and back, handwriting on cover interior, a few minor corner bumps, nice clean pages, cut out pages in the back - I think they were blank pages.


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