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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1901 : being the fifth after leap year, and until the fourth of July the 125th 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 1901 : 76th volume.

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Date Issued:
1901
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 1901 : being the fifth after leap year, and until the fourth of July the 125th 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 1901 : 76th volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1901
Date Issued: 1901
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: Use and abuse of fertilizer -- Poultry yard -- The twentieth century -- Rotted stable manure for strawberries -- Testing seeds cheaply -- True value of manure -- [Cows] craving for green food -- Tobacco experiments -- Apple raising -- Money from turkeys -- How to care for apples -- Wire for lima beans -- Making the most of the garden -- Keep the barn in repair -- Fatten more cattle -- What of your orchards? More thorough cultivation and more plant food needed -- Must spray or surrender -- The labor problem -- Save the surplus fruit -- The profit in trees -- Cider vinegar -- Intelligence needed [for farming to succeed] -- Wintering celery -- Feeding horses -- Signing and addressing letters -- The man with the hoe -- Christmas [poem] -- Why mistletoe is used -- The horrors of war [South African War] -- Sowing clover -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1901000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection: B1F15
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1900]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1901
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1901000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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