Community cotton production.

Description:

Recommends and describes the "one-variety community method" of cotton production, in which a community limits itself to growing a single variety of cotton in order to produce a uniform product.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1938
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1938
  • Digitized: May 2008
Description:

Recommends and describes the "one-variety community method" of cotton production, in which a community limits itself to growing a single variety of cotton in order to produce a uniform product.

Note:

Issued August 1924 and reprinted 1938.

Contents: The need of supplies of pure seed -- Importance of the uniformity in cotton -- Magnitude of the pure-seed requirement -- Mixing of seed at public gins -- Causes of "running out" of cotton varieties -- Saving on costs of pure seed -- Commercial advantages of a uniform product -- Greater efficiency in production -- Cultural improvements in organized communities -- Organization problems of community production -- Necessity of holding to one variety -- Gins as community centers -- Developing community seed supplies -- Choice of a community variety -- Factors in judging varieties -- Cooperation with one-variety communities to develop supplies of pure seed.

Physical Description:

ii, 21 p. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): community | cotton gin | pure seed | gin-run | farmer cooperatives | growing cotton | cottonseed | mixing of seed
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 1384.
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture)
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 5436360 |
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:1384/1-7
  • UNTCAT: b3057416 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc5924
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Public