General Bulletin Volume 281-290

General Bulletin Volume 281-290

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...a district school and later graduated from the Corydon Iowa School. In 1906 he entered the Iowa State College at Ames, Iowa, where he took a combined course of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine. After receiving a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mr. Havner practiced his profession in Cumberland, Iowa. In the fall of 1911 he was tendered the position of Veterinarian at the Pennsylvania State College. Mr. Havner has been in close touch with the handling and breeding of livestock since a boy. Prior to and after graduating from college he assisted in the management of livestock on a large farm in Southern Iowa. His practical experience has aided him very materially in his chosen field of work. L. W. LIGHTY was born in York county. Pa., 1857; attended the public schools of his neighborhood; afterwards attended a select school in Adams county and then taught school for seven winters. During this time he attended the York County Academy one term and also attended the State Normal School at Millersville. He then kept store, but not liking the business he got out of it and started in the poultry business, keeping both market and fancy poultry, and engaged in bee keeping and the culture of small fruits. In 1893 he purchased the farm upon which he now lives. The land was worn out and the buildings quite dilapidated. He has improved this until it is now one of the best farms in his county. He has a large library of standard books, keeps a selected dairy of cows, and has all the modern improvements needed to equip a first-class farm. MALCOM H. McCALLUM is a Berks countian by birth, born, however, of Scotch Sa rentage, and "dyed deep in the wool" in truck and fruit raising, his father, ames McCallum, being the pioneer celery...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236876784
  • 9781236876782