Experiment Station Record Volume 41

Experiment Station Record Volume 41

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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: ...the conditions of the test the price of a tractor should not exceed 300 (less than $1,500). Homemade header attachment, F. E. Fuller (Mont. Col. Agr. Ext. Serv. Pub., No. 27 (1918), pp. 4, flos. 2).--A homemade header attachment for the ordinary binder is briefly described and illustrated. Potato planting machinery in New York, E. V. Hardenburq (Cornell Countryman, 16 (1919), No. 2, pp. 75, 76, fig. 1).--It is stated that approximately 75 per cent of the acreage In the four principal potato areas of New York is planted by machine planters. A study of comparative costs of machine and hand planting on 360 potato farms showed that machine planting was more economical on farms producing 5 acres or more of potatoes. A study on 635 farms of the potato yields obtained from the use of one and two-man planters showed, with one exception, that the yields per acre were higher where two-man planters were used. Farm mechanics, H. A. Shearer (Chicago: Frederick J. Drake t Co., 1918, pp. 250, figs. 2S9).--This is a popular treatise on machinery and its use in the saving of labor on the farm, and includes sections on tools, shopwork. driving and driven machines, farm waterworks, and sewage disposal, and care and repair of farm implements. It Is obvious that considerable of the information has been compiled from somewhat out-of-date publications. 140363--19 7 The farmer his own builder, H. A. Roberts (Philadelphia: David McKay, 1918, pp. 302, pis. 11, figs. 171).--This is a popular reference book describing methods and presenting suggestions, details, formulas, and rules for estimating labor and materials for the construction of dwellings, barns, and other farm buildings, together with their accessories, with special reference to concrete and...show more

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  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,125g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236958667
  • 9781236958662