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Excerpt from The Handbook for Practical Farmers
The leaders in American farm-life to-day realize that the farmer must be not only a good business man, but he must also be acquainted with the science of agriculture. Therefore this book aims to deal with the business side of farming and to assemble the scientific knowledge of agriculture as studied and practiced by a number of experts.
In order to make this practical knowledge more accessible to the farmer, technical terms have been eliminated and an easily comprehended terminology has been maintained throughout the book.
The author is indebted to many experiment stations for their Cooperation in supplying information and illustrations, credit for which is given in the pages of this book.
He is particularly pleased to acknowledge his deep obliga tions to, the International Harvester Company, the Du Pont Powder Works, and the Gould Force Pump Company, for their contributions.
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