The Date Book History of Live Stock and Agriculture; A Simple Record of Historical Events and Victories of Peaceful Industries. Published in Connection with the National Farmer and Stock Grower

The Date Book History of Live Stock and Agriculture; A Simple Record of Historical Events and Victories of Peaceful Industries. Published in Connection with the National Farmer and Stock Grower

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...silk culture of the Pacific Coast near San Jose, Cal., an industry which did not succeed and was almost extinct by 1877. 1861--Thomas McCrae, of Guelph, Ontario, began breeding Galloway cattle, and started successfully to prove the great merits and high value of the breed. 1861--Modern herd of Aberdeen-Angus cattle established at Ballindalloch. Scotland, hy Sir George Macpherson Grant. 1861--Jerry Burnett, from Bates county, Missouri, pioneer ranchman, settled in Denton county, Texas. 1861--Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, and served until April 14th, 1865, when he waa assassinated. ANGORA GOAT--KING CROMWELL. Prize winner and sire of winners. Owned by R. C. Johnston, of Lawrence, Kansas. 1S61--Mr. Wm. Landrum was awarded a silver goblet and $25 in cash for the introduction of the first Angoras (called Cashmeres at the time) into California. 1861--Atwood Merino sheep introduced into Ohio by Mr. Mtnortone, of Lewis Center. 1862--Mr. Abram Fultz, of Pennsylvania, found some beautiful heads of smooth wheat in his field and originated a. new variety which is known by his name. 1862--On April 8th of this year I. Winlow, of Philadelphia, obtained a patent for a new method of preserving green corn, which he assigned to J. W. Jones, of Portland, Me. This was the French process invented by Nicholas Appert, in 1795. 1862, May 15th--President Lincoln approved the bill establishing a Department of Agriculture, the Department being organized on July 1st of the same year. Hon. Isaac Newton, of Pennsylvania, was the first Commissioner. 1862--In England, attention first drawn to the probabilities and possibilities of wheat breeding. 1862--Lowest wheat, in January, 64 cents; highest, in August, 92% cents. 1862--First volume of Polled Herd Book, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236599322
  • 9781236599322