Culture of the sugar beet.

One of 1,872 books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Answers to the most frequently asked questions about growing sugar beets, based on inquiries received by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the late 19th century. Discusses climate, beet varieties, soil preparation, harvesting, and siloing. Includes detailed descriptions of tools used and the costs involved in beet farming and sugar production.

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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United States. Department of Agriculture. 1891.

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Answers to the most frequently asked questions about growing sugar beets, based on inquiries received by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the late 19th century. Discusses climate, beet varieties, soil preparation, harvesting, and siloing. Includes detailed descriptions of tools used and the costs involved in beet farming and sugar production.

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

USDA Farmers' Bulletins

The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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  • 1891

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  • Dec. 16, 2008, 6:35 p.m.

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United States. Department of Agriculture. Culture of the sugar beet., book, 1891; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6342/: accessed June 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.