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Fourteen agricultural experiments, to ascertain the best rotation of crops

Logan, George

Fourteen agricultural experiments, to ascertain the best rotation of crops

addressed to the "Philadelphia Agricultural Society"

by Logan, George

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Published by Printed by Francis and Robert Bailey ... in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crop rotation -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Logan ...
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsAmerican Imprint Collection (Library of Congress), Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS603 .L83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 41, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6543340M
    LC Control Number12012312

    Preface to the Second Edition. Fourteen years have passed since the first edition of this book was published, and in revising it for this new edition I found at my disposal an immense mass of new materials, statistical and descriptive, and a great number of new works dealing with the different subjects that are treated in this book. A. AGRICULTURA. Agriculture proper teaches the art of raising the various crops necessary for the sustenance and comfort of man and of the domestic animals, in such a manner that the productive energies of the soil may be fully developed but not exhausted or enfeebled, and teaches, further, how this may be accomplished with the least possible [p. ] expenditure of capital.

    The first object contemplated by the promoters of this institution was discussion on agricultural topics, but in , at their March meeting, we find them making arrangements for holding a ploughing-match, and settling the amount of premium to be offered respectively for the best stallion and the best bull for breeding purposes. All Experimental Farms and Stations carry on experiments with forage crops. "The Tobacco Division"was established as a sep-arate branch of the Agricultural Department in In it was joined to the Dominion Experimental Farms System, and since then continued its work as the "Tobacco. Divisi on* of the Dominion Experimental Farms System.

    In , direct agricultural production consumed about quads *, while the production of fertilizers and pesticides accounted for an additional quads. While these two agricultural components represent only a small portion of U.S. energy consumption, their importance cannot be underestimated. Of main interests to us is the use of mining as a part of in-situ resource utilization, that is: making it easier to industrialize and colonize space by removing the need to pay the sky-high delta-V cost of lugging raw materials up Terra's gravity well.. But in the early stages, asteroid mining start-ups cannot be established to provide minerals to space industrialization because there won't.


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