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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1907 : being the third after leap year, and until the fourth of July the 131st of American independence ; arranged after the system of the German calendars ... calculated for the meridian of Pennsylvania and the adjoining states.: Agricultural almanac for the year 1907 : 82d volume.

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Date Issued:
1907
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 1907 : being the third after leap year, and until the fourth of July the 131st of American independence ; arranged after the system of the German calendars ... calculated for the meridian of Pennsylvania and the adjoining states.: Agricultural almanac for the year 1907 : 82d volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1907
Date Issued: 1907
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: Notes on Holland farming -- The feeding value of apple pomace -- Watering cows in winter -- The secret of long life -- The young fruit trees. Care during the winter -- Sheep in history -- The old orchard... to restore it to a profitable basis -- Marvelous strength of birds -- Kerosene for sheep dip... An emulsion... for animals with tick -- How to keep milk sweet -- Soaps as insecticides -- A strengthening bath -- Trees and lightning -- Notes on potato blight -- The hot sand bag -- The silo to prevent decrease in milk -- Inducing an early moult -- Sleep required -- Kitchen neglect... Menace to the health of the family -- American apples popular -- Fuit at wholesale -- Oiling the harness -- Some lucky Fridays. Which tend to upset the popular superstition -- Fostering the wood lot -- A song of Christmas [poem] -- An adventure with cougars -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of a man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1907000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanac B1F19
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street,[1906]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver)
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1907
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1907000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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