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|Genre/Form:||Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Arthur T Semple; United States. Department of Agriculture.
Issued April 1934.
Other authors include: H.N. Vinall, C.R. Enlow, T.E. Woodward, with a foreword by Henry A. Wallace.
|Description:||89 pages : illustrations, tables ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Foreword. pp. 1. Establishment, maintenance, and improvment of pastures : Considerations in establishing pastures --
Permanent pastures --
Supplemental pastures --
Annual pastures. pp. 2. Utilization of pastures : Pastures compared with harvested crops in cost of feed --
Pastures compared with harvested crops in yield of nutrients --
Quality of meat from livestock fattened on grass --
Influene of pastures on health of livestock --
Feed value of immature pasturage --
Mineral content of pasturage --Grazing practices --
Rotation grasing --
Pastures for beef and dual-purpos cattle --
Pastures for dairy cattle --
Pastures for horses and mules --
Pastures for sheep and goats --
Pastures for swine --
Pastures for poultry . pp. 44. Index. pp. 87.
|Series Title:||Miscellaneous publication (United States. Department of Agriculture), no. 194.|
|Responsibility:||A.T. Semple [and others] ; foreword by Henry A. Wallace.|