Bulletin - Georgia State College of Agriculture Volume 216-262

Bulletin - Georgia State College of Agriculture Volume 216-262

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... this position. GIRLS' CANNING CLUB WORK Gardening and Cunning During 1920. there were 509 clubs organized with an enrollment of 6,720 girls who conducted demonstrations with 1-20 acre gardens. These girls were enrolled through the schools of the various counties and the work organized and carried on in cooperation with the teachers of the rural schools. The use of this center for club organization has caused the county agents to make 12,155 visits to schools. In addition, 19.748 visits to club members' homes and gardens of club members have been made by the county agents. From eports rendered the following statistics have been secured: Map allowing the location of the 11,318 Kirls and women enrolled In extension work In llriu. The upper figure Indicate the number of Kirls, and the lower, which is underscored the number of women. Results from Girls' Gardens Yield of vegetables from 1-20 acre gardens 2,828,848 lbs. Containers of tomatoes and tomato products 263,690 Number containers of other products 231,932 Approximate area gardens cultivated exclusive of 1-20 acre plots 166.2 Acres Yield in vegetables from these gardens in pounds--710,010 Containers of all products from these gardens 114,035 Number of containers products put up by girls from farm and orchard 105,638 Total value of products raised by girls $274,256.00 Value of vegetables conserved by girls from farm and orchard 86,270.00 Perennial Gardens Seven hundred and seventeen girls had perennial gardens or orchards grown on the 1-20 acres; 470 of these are raising muscadine varieties of grapes of which there were 2,168 vines planted this year. In the same way, demonstrations have been made in the planting of figs, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, asparagus, peaches and...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236957115