Preparation of Barreled Apples for Market

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

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Report discussing best practices for preparing apples for market in barrels. Contains sections on harvesting, grading and packing, hauling, and shipment in cars. The growth of the apple industry in recent years requires better packing and shipping practices. "Well-chosen equipment, up-to-date methods, and careful supervision of crews must supplant the haphazard methods which prevail to some extent in all producing sections." -- p. 3

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40 p. : ill., plans ; 23 cm.

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Scott, W. M. (William Moore), b. 1873; Hetzel, H. C.; Samson, H. W. (Harold Willis), 1888-1927 & Stockton, M. 1919.

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Report discussing best practices for preparing apples for market in barrels. Contains sections on harvesting, grading and packing, hauling, and shipment in cars. The growth of the apple industry in recent years requires better packing and shipping practices. "Well-chosen equipment, up-to-date methods, and careful supervision of crews must supplant the haphazard methods which prevail to some extent in all producing sections." -- p. 3

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40 p. : ill., plans ; 23 cm.

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Issued September 1919.

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Scott, W. M. (William Moore), b. 1873; Hetzel, H. C.; Samson, H. W. (Harold Willis), 1888-1927 & Stockton, M. Preparation of Barreled Apples for Market, pamphlet, 1919; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85965/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.