Quarterly Bulletin Volume 1-4

Quarterly Bulletin Volume 1-4

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...effect on the animal, the cost of production, etc. Of the dry bulky feeds, we have lespedeza hay, a crop easily cured and easily handled, cheap of production, palatable and nutritious, rich in digestible protein and carbohydrates. A crop that enriches the soil and reseeds the land at harvest time. Our cow pea hay is very valuable when well cured. Bermuda grass hay is excellent among the grass hays. Alfalfa can be grown in some portions of the State very profitably. Peanut hay is very rich and palatable, and can be made a money maker as a byproduct of the peanut crop. Red and crimson clover are well suited to many soils and make a fine hay for dairy cattle. There are other valuable hays available. Of the succulent feeds, stock beets, or mangul murtzels grow to perfection in the rich soils of the south-_ ern portions of the State, and give large tonnage of appetizing food. They are available for profitable feeding from February to June. They produce fine quality of milk. Stock carrots and rutabagas are also suited to winter culture. The sorghums can be grown so as to soil them from June to October. Clovers, soy beans and a number of other legumes may be soiled to form a succession of fresh green crops. Grazing crops may be constantly available by using oats, barley and rye for early winter pasture, clover for early spring, bermuda grass, carpet grass and lespedeza for summer and fall. S-ilage can be as easily and successfully handled in Louisiana as it can in the North. The experiment stations at Baton Rouge and at Calhoun have used silos for several years. Corn, sorghums and miscellaneous green crops have been used for filling the silo with fine results. Quite a number of silos have recently been erected in the State, and some of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236761197
  • 9781236761194