The Farmer's Register Volume 2

The Farmer's Register Volume 2

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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. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...itself in the crop; but let the seed once get among your wheat and it will never be, eradicated until some more efficient mode of cleaning is resorted to. CHEAT AND WHEAT. To the Editor of the Farmers' Register. In looking over the Farmer's Register, I have been struck with the readiness with which some of your correspondents gave into the notion, that a certain portion of their wheat was transmuted into cheat, upon what I consider to be very insufficient testimony. Sometime in the month of May or June last, I had occasion to leave home for some days, and when I returned, on inquiring of my overseer how the wheat crop came on, he, in B most desponding tone, informed me that the prospect was very bud--"that all the wet places had turned into cheat." I laughed heartily at him for entertaing suclt a notion--for I had always thought it absurd. I went to examine, and somewhat to my surprise, found that in those parts of the field which had not been properly drained, the wheat had entirely disappeared, and nothing hut cheat remained. I did not infer, however, that the wheat THE TIME TO CUT TOBACCO. To the Editor of Uie Farmers1 Register. In the last number of the Register I find a communication on the subject of the management of tobacco, signed "Wardsfbrk," in which the planters are cautioned against letting their tobacco get thoroughly ripe. Whilst I cannot pretend to set myself up as a guide to the distinguished planters of Wardsfbrk aenerally, I doubt not, a large majority of them will bear me out in saying, that "Wardsfbrk" (skilful as I know him to be) is here out of the secret. It has been held by them as essential to a crop of good quality, that it should be suffered to get thoroughly ripe before it is cut. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 738 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,293g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236641655
  • 9781236641656