. Elementary agriculture with practical arithmetic. Agriculture. SPECIAL CROPS 139 grown per acre on land where the beets had been culti- vated than could possibly have been grown before their cultivation w^as begun. A comparison of beets and tobacco gives the prefer- ence to beets as a farm crop. They grow well on tobacco land and are an excellent crop to be used in. HARVESTING SUGAR BEETS. rotation with it. Their cultivation is easily learned, and they are less exposed to injury from storms, in- sects and plant diseases. POTATO. The Best Soil for Potatoes.—Potatoes of the best quality are gr

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. Elementary agriculture with practical arithmetic. Agriculture. SPECIAL CROPS 139 grown per acre on land where the beets had been culti- vated than could possibly have been grown before their cultivation w^as begun. A comparison of beets and tobacco gives the prefer- ence to beets as a farm crop. They grow well on tobacco land and are an excellent crop to be used in. HARVESTING SUGAR BEETS. rotation with it. Their cultivation is easily learned, and they are less exposed to injury from storms, in- sects and plant diseases. POTATO. The Best Soil for Potatoes.—Potatoes of the best quality are grown on light, sandy land, rich in humus. Heavy clay soils do not give way readily as the pota- toes increase in size, hence will produce smaller potatoes. Yield of Potatoes.—This crop yields heavily, five hundred bushels per acre being not unusual. Potatoes. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Hatch, Kirk Lester, 1871- [from old catalog]; Haselwood, John Adam, 1867- [from old catalog] joint author. Chicago, Row, Peterson & company

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