Report of the State Entomologist of Indiana and List of Indiana Nurserymen Volume 7-8

Report of the State Entomologist of Indiana and List of Indiana Nurserymen Volume 7-8

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: carry a stock throughout the year. It must be put upon a plane with other established businesses. Indiana trade is not hard to sell to. Living in the famous white clover belt, most people are familiar with the high quality of Indiana honey. Indiana has a body of citizens that are intelligent and able to discriminate between Indiana and western and southern honey, especially if the producers will call their attention to the chief points of difference. Indiana has a very large number of skilled mechanics and other workmen who are able and glad to buy honey if it is placed before them in an attractive form. Most of the local advertising must be done by the local producer. There are forty cities in Indiana having a population of 5,000 or more people. Every one of these cities are home markets for some producer or are markets that can be developed profitably by some producer. Very few of these forty cities are supplied with honey as they ought to be. There are scores of smaller towns running from one to four thousand in population that are good markets. If markets of this size would not care for all the product of one producer, it is entirely possible to work several of these towns. The honey consumption in Indiana could be more than doubled in one year if the producers would just push their business a little more. It is the surplus that holds the price of honey down. If every producer in the State would sell all that he produces without throwing it on the wholesale market, the price of honey would appreciably stiffen the first year. There is car after car of honey shipped into Indiana every year. Much of this is Indiana honey that was shipped out to the wholesale markets and then reshipped to the retailers. Indiana ought to produce every...
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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236767934
  • 9781236767936