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Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884

A Weekly Journal for the Farm, Orchard and Fireside

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1884
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,780 / 145 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.8
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 397
Added to site: 2007.07.11
mnybks.net#: 17601
Genre: Periodical
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ences of members. Our tile manufacturers fail to speak of their losses in correcting mistakes the number of kilns they have rebuilt, the number of tile they weekly commit to the waste pile, the percentage of good and poor tile in each kiln, and many other things that your humble servant will probably never suspect until he attempts to manufacture tile.

A similar statement may be made with reference to drainage mistakes. How many dry weather drains do we hear mentioned in our conventions, or see described in our newspapers. By such drains, I mean those which in favorable seasons so operate as to permit the land to produce a heavy crop--one worth publishing--while in wet years, merely a total loss results. Cases of such drainage can be numbered by the score. How many miles of drain tile have been taken up and relaid during the past year because of some mistake in plan, size of tile, or execution of the work? Much might be said of drainage mistakes in a general way, but it is proposed in this paper to tre

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