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Alsike Clover

Description: Report discussing the distribution and cultivation of the leguminous crop alsike clover, which grows primarily in the northeastern United States. Topics discussed include soil requirements, seeding, uses, and insect enemies and diseases.
Date: 1920
Creator: Pieters, A. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clover failure.

Description: Describes clover culture and examines the reasons for its decline. Discusses the benefits of increased efforts in reviving clover culture.
Date: 1924
Creator: Pieters, A. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The farmer's interest in good seed.

Description: Discusses the importantance of high quality seeds when farming, and how to secure good seed. Presents the results of tests of seven different types of seeds.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Red-clover culture.

Description: Describes the uses of red clover for forage and as a soil-improving crop in the northeastern United States. Includes information about distribution, handling, and pest control.
Date: December 1926
Creator: Pieters, A. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Green Manuring

Description: "Green manuring means turning under suitable crops to enrich the soil. Such crops may be turned under green or when ripe. Green manuring adds organic matter and, directly or indirectly, nitrogen to the soil. Leguminous crops are most desirable for green manuring, since they add to the soil nitrogen gathered from the air in addition to the organic matter which they carry. Besides the nitrogen in the legumes turned under, an additional supply of nitrogen is fixed in the soil by the action of bacteria, using the carbon in the organic matter as a source of energy. Turning under an entire crop is advised only when the soil is poor and for the purpose of starting a rotation. Turning under catch crops or winter-grown green crops is an economical and successful method of supplying nitrogen." -- p. 2
Date: 1922
Creator: Piper, Charles V. (Charles Vancouver), 1867-1926 & Pieters, A. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department