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CROP-ROTATIONS

A Three Years' Rotation
An Old Succession Of Crops
Corn Two Years
Durability Of Manure
Grain And Clover
Potatoes After Corn
Selection Of Crops
The Clover And Timothy
The Farm Scheme
The Oat Crop
Two Crops Of Wheat
Two Legumes In The Rotation
Value Of Rotation

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All The Nitrogen From Clover
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Amount Of Application
Amount Of Manure
Amount Per Acre



The Clover And Timothy








The timothy and clover sod is made
inexpensively so far as labor is concerned. The first crop of hay is
chiefly clover, and the soil is enriched by the roots and stubble,
while the hay is converted into manure.

The second year the hay is nearly clear timothy. The sod should not be
left until it becomes thin, but should be turned under while heavy, no
matter if this must be after one season's harvest, or two. A sod stands
three or four years for harvest on some farms, and without heavy
fertilization there is decrease in fertility.





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