Barley: Growing the Crop

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

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"Of the small-grain crops grown in this country barley ranks third in production. While much of the area devoted to this crop in the United States is suited to its production, the lack of care in selecting seed and the methods of cultivation practiced result in low yield of poor quality. This bulletin gives directions for the best methods of growing and harvesting the crop. With the use of these methods there should be a marked increase in the yield and quality of the barley grown in the United States." -- p. 2

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48 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Derr, H. B. (Harry Benjamin), b. 1867 1911.

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"Of the small-grain crops grown in this country barley ranks third in production. While much of the area devoted to this crop in the United States is suited to its production, the lack of care in selecting seed and the methods of cultivation practiced result in low yield of poor quality. This bulletin gives directions for the best methods of growing and harvesting the crop. With the use of these methods there should be a marked increase in the yield and quality of the barley grown in the United States." -- p. 2

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48 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"Issued June 12, 1911." -- title page. Includes bibliographical references.

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Derr, H. B. (Harry Benjamin), b. 1867. Barley: Growing the Crop, pamphlet, 1911; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87531/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.