The Illinois Farmer Volume 8

The Illinois Farmer Volume 8

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...invaluable, and should not be dispensed with. Address Munn & Co., New York city. $3.00 a year.-o The Horticulturist.--The April No. of this indispensable journal is at hand. It contains a colored platt of the Delaware grape. The subject of grape culture is continued; and at this time when this fruit is attracting so much attention, is particularly valuable. The work is clubbed with the Farmer at $2,50; or send $2 to Mead & Woodward, N. Y. Flax Culture has become something of mania among our farmers. It is now too late to give advice in regard to it, further than weed it if very foul for this will be found to pay. Weed out the cockle and other ruinous weeds. A few days since we saw a lot of seed that was more than half cockle. The owner attempted to clean it, but gave up the job in disgust and sent it to market Mt. Pulaski, March 10, 1863. Dear Sir: --In your next number of the Illinois Farmer, give an article on the subject of raising sheep; their feed, and especially whether or not parsnips are good for them; and also, what are the principal preventatives and remedies for their diseases, and oblige yours truly, Subscriber.--We shall give stock growing more attention soon--Ed. Show A Copt Of TnE Farmer.--Those of our friends who wish to do a good deed will show the Farmer lo their neighbors, and thus add to the general stock of knowledge, by increasing its circulation. Several subscriptions have of late been received from this cause. Roll on the ball, and roll up a big list for the paper, and then each individual git down and give us his experience in farming. m C2P He who kindly loves, loves warmly. Transactions Of The Illinois State Horticul Tural Society.--This work, a pamphlet of one hundred and forty pages, is at hand. It contains a..show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236548574
  • 9781236548573