Handling Barnyard Manure in Eastern Pennsylvania

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"Barnyard manure is handled with special care and excellent results by farmers in certain parts of Eastern Pennsylvania. For over a century it has been the custom in this region to store stable manure in a walled manure yard, partly or wholly covered, in which the stabled animals are allowed to exercise during the day. Manure thrown into such a yard and thoroughly tramped by stock loses much less through heating and leaching than does manure piled in the open. This bulletin describes the manure-yard method of handling manure and outlines the farm practices of ten successful farmers who follow ... continued below

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Brodie, D. A. (David Arthur), b. 1868 1918.

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"Barnyard manure is handled with special care and excellent results by farmers in certain parts of Eastern Pennsylvania. For over a century it has been the custom in this region to store stable manure in a walled manure yard, partly or wholly covered, in which the stabled animals are allowed to exercise during the day. Manure thrown into such a yard and thoroughly tramped by stock loses much less through heating and leaching than does manure piled in the open. This bulletin describes the manure-yard method of handling manure and outlines the farm practices of ten successful farmers who follow this method." -- p. 2

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"July, 1918." -- title page

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Brodie, D. A. (David Arthur), b. 1868. Handling Barnyard Manure in Eastern Pennsylvania, pamphlet, 1918; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96564/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.