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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1904 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 128th 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 1904 : 79th volume.

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Date Issued:
1904
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 1904 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 128th 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 1904 : 79th volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1904
Date Issued: 1904
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: Fertilizers for greenhouse -- Sample of Siberian butter -- Bordeaux mixture -- Pruning -- Keep building painted -- Managing milk cows -- Use of wide tires -- Grapes -- Left in the nest -- Tree crickets injurious to raspberry canes -- The apple plant-louse -- Forest fires -- Thinning fruit -- Drink. Poultry on the farm--rotten filthy food -- Stop, look and listen [railway crossings] -- United States Geological Survey. Division of Hydrography. Work on Pennsylvania rivers -- Free mail deliveries -- Value of corn cobs -- The bees in Autumn -- Grapes all winter -- Pumpkins and squashes -- The farmer's Christmas greetings [poem] -- Where all the bananas come from -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1904000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F16
Note(s): John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street,[1903]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1904
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1904000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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