Report of the Board of Control of the State Educational Institutions of Florida for the Period

Report of the Board of Control of the State Educational Institutions of Florida for the Period

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...appropriations are made in practically every County by the Boards of County Commissioners and in a few cases by Boards of Trade, or individuals. The work accomplished by County Agents has been fully reported in the Annual Report for the fiscal ending June 30, 1917, and has been briefiy stated as follows: County Agents' headquarters are usually located at the County Seat. His work is directed so that the direct benefit will come to the farmers of his County. A summary of the activities is as follows: Number of farms conducting corn demonstrations.............. 310 Total acreage grown under demonstration methods............4,264 Average yield per acre........................................ 31.5 Cotton--" Number of demonstrations................................... 106 Number cf acres grown.......................................1,841 Yield per acre....-......................;.................... 616 lbs. Oats-Number of demonstrations '................................... 92 Yield per acre............................................... 26 bu. Number of acres pastured or cut for hay......................1,974 This produced approximately one ton of hay per acre, or was estimated to be worth eight dollars an acre for grazing. RiceNumber of farms conducting demonstrations.................... 25 Number of acres grown...................................... 91 Average yield per acre....................................... 39 Sorghum and Other Forage CropsNumber of demonstrations........................._........... 239 Yield per acre of hay, 1 to 2% tons; when grazed off, value per acre from $8.00 to $15.00. Legumes, Including Velvet Beans, Soy Beans, 'Cowpeas--Number of demontsrations................................... 148 As these were...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236945751
  • 9781236945754