Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLVII. No. 7. February 17, 1894.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white portrait photograph of B. F. Walton, President of the State Fruit Exchange. 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 121-140, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact but loose and there is slight chipping at the spine. The Pacific Rural Press was a major agricultural journal that was published between the mid-nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Many of the articles give information and advice on the different parts of the agricultural industry. The following are some of the articles and features in this issue: "Brains as a Top Dressing for Wheat," "Mr. B. F. Walton, President of the State Fruit Exchange," "How Much Water Is Needed to Make a Crop?," "Victoria Challenges Our Apricots," "President Boggs and the State Fruit Exchange," "Rainfall and Temperature," "The Petaluma Poultry Show," "Sutter County Fruit-Growers," "The Field: Beet Sugar at Watsonville," "Track and Field: Shall the Gambler Destroy the Breeder?," "The Dairy: About 'Handling' Cows," "Poultry Yard: Hints on Ducks; The Hen and Family Rations; Oregon Poultry Association," "Cereal Crops: The Future of Wheat," "The Irrigationist: The Water Supplies in the Arid Regions," "Sheep and Wool: The Shropshires Again," "The Home Circle: The Name of California; Gems [pithy sayings]; Hints to Housekeepers; Historic Battlefields," "Domestic Economy" [recipes], "Patrons of Husbandry: Are Farmers Farmed?; From Pescadero; From Grass Valley," "The Humming Bird at Home," "Variability of the Wind," "Science of Weather," "Smoke-Preventing Laws," and "Effects of Trees on Climate."