The Climatology and Physical Features of Maryland; First [-Second] Biennial Report of the Maryland State Weather Service Volume 1
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...on, and the crop is reported as generally excellent. In Western Maryland weather favorable for the farmer. Wheat seeding in progress and corn cutting well advanced. Peach shipments are reported as heavy. In Eastern Maryland grapes, late tomatoes, and vegetables benefited by the moderate rains of the week. More rain is needed in some localities, to put ground in proper condition for seeding, while in others fair weather would be most beneficial. The corn crop is reported as below the average. Week ending October 3, 1892. In Northern-Central Maryland the tomato season is about over. Corn is all cut. and the shocks are said to average fewer and smaller than usual. Pasturage is failing fast. Fall seeding mostly done, and some winter wheat is already up. Light frosts occurred, but no damage has, as yet, been reported. Seeding almost finished. In Southern Maryland tobacco nearly all housed; crop is reported as very short in quantity, above average in color, and all sound. Potatoes are a dismal failure. Farmers will be late seeding, as the ground is still hard and dry. Pastures have considerably improved. In Western Maryland the early sown wheat, though somewhat retarded by the drought, is growing nicely. Corn is most all in shock, and buckwheat threshing in progress. The crop is short on account of dry weather. Fruit and vegetables plenty. In Eastern Maryland all crops were much benefited by a good rain Sunday morning, which was the heaviest that has fallen in this section during the season. This rain put the ground in excellent condition for seeding, which is now in progress. Potatoes almost a failure in some sections of Delaware. Week ending April 10, 1893. In Western Maryland the threatened drouth was relieved by copious rains at close of week. The...
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