Fall-Sown Grains in Maryland and Virginia

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"For the best results, fall-sown grains in Maryland, Delaware, and the Virginias require -- A well-drained, fertile soil, well-supplied with humus and lime. An abundance of available plant food, supplied by the use of stable manure, green crops turned under, and commercial fertilizers. A rotation which includes at least one cultivated crop and one or more legumes. A seed bed with the surface 2 or 3 inches loose and finely pulverized, while the soil just beneath is firm and moist. Good, pure, cleaned, and graded seed which has been treated for smut, sown with a drill at the proper time ... continued below

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Stanton, T. R. (Thomas Ray), b. 1885 1917.

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"For the best results, fall-sown grains in Maryland, Delaware, and the Virginias require -- A well-drained, fertile soil, well-supplied with humus and lime. An abundance of available plant food, supplied by the use of stable manure, green crops turned under, and commercial fertilizers. A rotation which includes at least one cultivated crop and one or more legumes. A seed bed with the surface 2 or 3 inches loose and finely pulverized, while the soil just beneath is firm and moist. Good, pure, cleaned, and graded seed which has been treated for smut, sown with a drill at the proper time and rate. Varieties which are adapted to the locality and which produce high yields of grain of good quality. The best varieties are listed on page 23." -- p. 2

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"February, 1917." -- title page

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Stanton, T. R. (Thomas Ray), b. 1885. Fall-Sown Grains in Maryland and Virginia, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96436/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.