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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1895 : being the third after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 119th of American independence. Arranged after the system of the German calendars ... Carefully calculated for the meridian of Pennsylvania and the adjoining states.: Agricultural almanac for the year 1895 : 70th volume.

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Date Issued:
1895
Summary:
This publication was intended to be both useful and entertaining. It dealt with science, weather predictions, agriculture, and horticulture, providing information and advice on agricultural and horticultural methods, as well as much practical advice for domestic problems-- recipes, household hints, health care and cures for ailments. Articles kept the reader abreast of the latest inventions and the most recent developments in the areas of mechanics, engineering, meteorology, chemistry, astronomy, cultivation of plants, agricultural and animal husbandry tips, and the economy of the farm.
Title: Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1895 : being the third after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 119th of American independence. Arranged after the system of the German calendars ... Carefully calculated for the meridian of Pennsylvania and the adjoining states.: Agricultural almanac for the year 1895 : 70th volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Publisher: John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street
Place of Publication: Lancaster, Pa.
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 36 unnumbered pages
Physical Description: illustrations ; 22 cm
Language(s): English
Summary: This publication was intended to be both useful and entertaining. It dealt with science, weather predictions, agriculture, and horticulture, providing information and advice on agricultural and horticultural methods, as well as much practical advice for domestic problems-- recipes, household hints, health care and cures for ailments. Articles kept the reader abreast of the latest inventions and the most recent developments in the areas of mechanics, engineering, meteorology, chemistry, astronomy, cultivation of plants, agricultural and animal husbandry tips, and the economy of the farm.
Scope and content: Mr. Terry on potato growing -- Gardener Robert Simmers -- Do your cows pay? -- Keep your harness clean -- The Earth's motion -- Curiosities of the calendar -- Prickly heat -- Use of eye glasses -- cultivating swamp land -- Wide tires on wagons -- Stony ground -- Drinking water -- Sheep husbandry -- Exposure of plants -- The difference [effects of cold on dairy cows] -- Coal ashes -- Feeding horses in winter -- The dust bath for poultry -- A Thanksgiving song -- What an egg will do -- The Christmas sleigh-ride [poem] -- "Old Smoke" [story about pioneer life] -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1895000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F10
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1894]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1895
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1895000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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