Title: Dry Land Farming
Author: Thomas Shaw
Description: Book is worn at head of spine with a little fraying; bumping to fore edges as well as head and tail of spine; a few small drip spots on front board and a larger area of moisture staining on rear board; markings on front paste down; some soiling to end papers; pages are free of marks; binding is sound. Scarce 1911 (first) edition.
Includes over 50 illustrations and photographs. A comprehensive guide for farmers of arid regions, from Ohio and Minnesota, up to Alberta and Saskatchewan, and through Colorado, to Montana and the state of Washington. Contents: What is Meant by Dry Land Farming; The Origin and History of Dry Farming; The Domain for Dry Farming; Soils in Dry Areas; Soil Moisture and Dry Farming; Plant Growth in Dry Areas; Plowing in Dry Areas; Cultivation in Dry Areas; Sowing and Planting in Dry Areas; Crops That May Be Grown in Dry Areas; Growing Grain Crops in Dry Areas; Growing Cultivated Crops in Dry Areas; Growing Legumes in Dry Areas; Growing Hay and Pasture Crops in Dry Areas; Growing Trees and Fruits in Dry Areas; Rotation in Dry Areas; Maintaining Fertility in Dry Areas; Live Stock on Dry Farms; The Water Supply in Dry Areas; 2 page index.
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: The Pioneer Company
Place: St. Paul, MN
Size: 5.5 x 7.75 inches.
Pages: 460 pages, including index.
Keywords: arid, agriculture, American West, Western, American Midwest, Northwest historic
1 business day
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.