Forage Crops and Their Culture in Northern Nebraska and the Dakotas

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

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"This bulletin deals with those cultivated forage crops that seem of greatest promise for the dry-farming districts of northern Nebraska and the Dakotas west of the ninety-eighth meridian. Frequent crop failures in the more arid portions of these States result from a low annual precipitation, the irregularity of its amount and distribution during the growing season, and high evaporation. Under conditions of extreme drought, cultivated crops can seldom be economically substituted for native vegetation, and the utilization of such lands for grazing and the cutting of wild hay is most generally advisable. Greater forage production on the better lands may ... continued below

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ii, 46 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Garver, Samuel 1927.

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  • Garver, Samuel "Associate Agronomist, Office of Forage Crops, Bureau of Plant Industry."

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"This bulletin deals with those cultivated forage crops that seem of greatest promise for the dry-farming districts of northern Nebraska and the Dakotas west of the ninety-eighth meridian. Frequent crop failures in the more arid portions of these States result from a low annual precipitation, the irregularity of its amount and distribution during the growing season, and high evaporation. Under conditions of extreme drought, cultivated crops can seldom be economically substituted for native vegetation, and the utilization of such lands for grazing and the cutting of wild hay is most generally advisable. Greater forage production on the better lands may be effected by growing certain cultivated legumes, grasses, and roots." -- p. ii.

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ii, 46 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"Issued April, 1927." -- p. ii

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Garver, Samuel. Forage Crops and Their Culture in Northern Nebraska and the Dakotas, pamphlet, 1927; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97254/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.