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News Briefs and Old Advertisements from the Capper’s Farmer August 1929 Issue

Fall Sown Pig PastureBy John J. AvenueReuben Jackson, from Har-rison County, Iowa, uses fall rye so he will have the earliest pasture in spring for hogs. For justification, he points to his success last spring with 76 pigs from 10 sows that ranged over a 1-acre rye patch.“Rye is a fine spring ...

News Briefs from the Capper’s Farmer May 1929 Issue

An advertisement for Perfection Oil Burning Ranges from the May 1929 issue of Capper's Farmer.Must Let Lime DissolveBy Walter J. Daly Several years ago, John Randall, Linn County, Kansas, decided to try out lime as a means of raising legumes. He applied it and sowed sweet clover in the ...

News Briefs and Old Advertisements from the Capper’s Farmer March 1927 Issue

“P’s” Pay the Grocery Bill on This FarmBy Mrs. Mary L. BallewClark County, Arkansas By “p’s” I mean potatoes, peanuts, popcorn, pumpkins, peppers, poultry, pigs, peaches, plums, pears, and peas. Of course, there are exceptions to this rule when “bad luck” hits a fellow. But no ...

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