General View of the Agriculture of the County of Norfolk

General View of the Agriculture of the County of Norfolk

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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. 1804 edition. Excerpt: ... die of October, and continue till December; sometimes to Christmas: but for dibbling, at Michaelmas. Mr. Burton, of Langjey, begins wheat-dibbling a week before Michaelmas, and continues till three weeks after: early sown generally the best, and it saves half a bushel of seed. Mr. Margateson, of North Walsham, reckons the best time to begin is at Michaelmas; and to finish in two or three weeks; some are earlier, but they are apt to suffer. Mr. England, of Binham, as early as he can in October. Mr. Dursgate, of Summeriield, puts in no wheat on ollond after Michaelmas: all from that time on tempered land: seasons may prevent it, but he would wish to have all his ollond wheat in by that time. But on turnip land, it may be put in to Christmas. Mr. Mart1n, of Tottenhill, drilled wheat in February, and the crop good. Quantitv of seed.--About Watton, dibbled six or seven pecks. Mr. Rob1nson, if he sows before Michaelmas, two bushels; afterwards, two and a half. Mr. Salter, at Winborough, near Dereham, four T 4 bushels bushels broad-cast, dibbles ten pecks to three bushels. At Wisscn, ten pecks dibbled, three bushels broad-east. At East Bilney, and the adjoining parishes, two and a half to three. Mr. Havers, &c. at Thciton, dibbles six or seven pecks, er.tiv; but eight later. Mr. Burton, of Langley, seven. Mr. Thl'rtell, near Yarmouth, seven to eight, dibbled. At Caistor, in Flej, six or seven pecks, dibbled. Mr. Fr-RRTER, at Hemsby, six pecks. Mr. Brown, at Thrigby, begins with six pecks, and finishes with eight, dibbled. Mr. Svble dibbled two bushels early, but more late. Mr. Franc1s, at Matthrtm, dibbles two bushels: the quantity sown is ten to twelve pecks. Mr. Cub1t, at Catfield, &c. dibbles from six pecks to two bushels, according...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236820509
  • 9781236820501