Laying Out Fields for Tractor Plowing

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

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"Tractor plowing usually requires methods of laying out the land different from those followed when plowing with horses and an ordinary plow. Farmers plowing with a tractor for the first time are often at a loss for the most satisfactory methods of laying out their fields.... This bulletin embodies the descriptions of methods found best suited to their conditions and recommended by a majority of several hundred tractor owners who have reported their methods and experiences. Among these will be found methods of laying out land suited to nearly every farm in this country and to fields of different shapes." ... continued below

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40 p. : plans ; 23 cm.

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Tolley, H. R. (Howard Ross), 1889-1958 1919.

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"Tractor plowing usually requires methods of laying out the land different from those followed when plowing with horses and an ordinary plow. Farmers plowing with a tractor for the first time are often at a loss for the most satisfactory methods of laying out their fields.... This bulletin embodies the descriptions of methods found best suited to their conditions and recommended by a majority of several hundred tractor owners who have reported their methods and experiences. Among these will be found methods of laying out land suited to nearly every farm in this country and to fields of different shapes." -- p. 2

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40 p. : plans ; 23 cm.

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Issued May 1919.

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Tolley, H. R. (Howard Ross), 1889-1958. Laying Out Fields for Tractor Plowing, pamphlet, 1919; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85880/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.