An early, rapid fruiting, productive type of cotton plant, with low fruit limbs, short joints and continuous growing long fruit limbs. Leaves removed.

Fruitful cotton plant

An early, rapid fruiting, productive type of cotton plant, with low fruit limbs, short joints and continuous…

A short fruit limb of cotton bolls.

Short fruit limb of cotton bolls

A short fruit limb of cotton bolls.

Covering plants with a box for winter protection.

Covering

Covering plants with a box for winter protection.

A cow and calf together.

Cow and Calf

A cow and calf together.

A cow's head, in a frame of branches.

Head of Cow

A cow's head, in a frame of branches.

Crag and tail, a term used to designate a peculiar hill conformation. a, crag; b, tail (boulder clay, drift, etc.); c, hollow in front of crag.

Crag and Tail

Crag and tail, a term used to designate a peculiar hill conformation. a, crag; b, tail (boulder clay,…

Cream separator.

Cream separator

Cream separator.

An undesirable cultivator. Shovels are too large and the man is required to walk.

Cultivator

An undesirable cultivator. Shovels are too large and the man is required to walk.

This cultivator featured two wings that work both rows of crop at the same time.

Agricultural Cultivator

This cultivator featured two wings that work both rows of crop at the same time.

A good riding cultivator.

Cultivator, riding

A good riding cultivator.

Spike-tooth and spring-tooth cultivators, to be used where harrows cannot be employed.

Cultivators

Spike-tooth and spring-tooth cultivators, to be used where harrows cannot be employed.

"Diagram showing cuts of beef. A, neck; B-C, chuck ribs and shoulder-blade; C-D, seven prime ribs; D-E, porterhouse; E-F, thick sirloin; F-H, rump; H-I, round; J, leg; K, top of sirloin; L, flank; M, plate piece; N, O, brisket." -Foster, 1921

Cuts of Beef

"Diagram showing cuts of beef. A, neck; B-C, chuck ribs and shoulder-blade; C-D, seven prime ribs; D-E,…

This sod cutter is a tool which cuts turn and the part of the soil beneath it which is held together by roots

Sod Cutter

This sod cutter is a tool which cuts turn and the part of the soil beneath it which is held together…

The Greek goddess of agriculture.

Demeter

The Greek goddess of agriculture.

A portable barrel outfit, called a Deming kerosene emulsion knapsack used to spray insecticide

Deming

A portable barrel outfit, called a Deming kerosene emulsion knapsack used to spray insecticide

A serviceable dibber.

Dibber

A serviceable dibber.

A home made packed dibber.

Dibber

A home made packed dibber.

Dibber and crow-bar combined.

Dibber

Dibber and crow-bar combined.

Disk harrow.

Disk harrow

Disk harrow.

Fertilizers are roughly broken up between organic and inorganic fertilizer, with the main difference between the two being sourcing, and not necessarily differences in nutrient content.Broadcast seeders/spreaders can be roughly divided into three groups. The smallest of the broadcast seeders/spreaders can be carried or pushed while spreading seed or fertilizer.

One Wheel Fertilizer Distributor

Fertilizers are roughly broken up between organic and inorganic fertilizer, with the main difference…

"From the reservoir, whether constructed on a large scale to hold storm water or of small size to receive the discharge from a pump, there must be provided suitable means of conducting the water to the land. The simplest, cheapest, and most widely used is the open earth ditch built in such a way as to have a gentle, uniform, grade sufficiently great for the water to flow with rapidity and yet not to wash the banks."—Government Printing Office, 1897

Section of Field and Lateral Ditch

"From the reservoir, whether constructed on a large scale to hold storm water or of small size to receive…

"It is desirable, however, on account of economy of expense and of water, that all ditches should be as nearly straight as possible, and to save distance it is sometimes necessary to build up the ditch upon a mound or, if the depression to be crossed it too great, to construct a flume."—Government Printing Office, 1897

Section of Raised Ditch

"It is desirable, however, on account of economy of expense and of water, that all ditches should be…

Yields of adjacent rows in an ear-row test, showing the difference in yielding power of two ears that looked equally good.

Ear-row test

Yields of adjacent rows in an ear-row test, showing the difference in yielding power of two ears that…

Tree earthed up for winter

Earthed Tree

Tree earthed up for winter

A barrel outfit, called an Eclipse barrel used to spray insecticide

Eclipse Barrel

A barrel outfit, called an Eclipse barrel used to spray insecticide

A portable barrel outfit, called an Eclipse knapsack used to spray insecticide

Eclipse Knapsack

A portable barrel outfit, called an Eclipse knapsack used to spray insecticide

A barrel outfit, called an Empire barrel used to spray insecticide

Empire Barrel

A barrel outfit, called an Empire barrel used to spray insecticide

"A portable engine and feed grinder that saves frequent trips to the Grist Mill."—The Federal Digest, 1921

Portable Engine

"A portable engine and feed grinder that saves frequent trips to the Grist Mill."—The Federal…

A portable barrel outfit, called an Excelsior knapsack used to spray insecticide

Excelsior Knapsack

A portable barrel outfit, called an Excelsior knapsack used to spray insecticide

A farm house without landscaping.

Farm house

A farm house without landscaping.

A farm house with landscaping.

Farm house

A farm house with landscaping.

Front of a farmhouse.

Farmhouse

Front of a farmhouse.

Back of a farmhouse.

Farmhouse

Back of a farmhouse.

Fertilizer distributor about 1900.

Fertilizer distributor

Fertilizer distributor about 1900.

Field corn planter about 1900.

Field corn planter

Field corn planter about 1900.

Field corn planter about 1900.

Field corn planter

Field corn planter about 1900.

A farmer standing waist-deep in a field of buckwheat on land that was plowed early and well fitted.

Buckwheat field

A farmer standing waist-deep in a field of buckwheat on land that was plowed early and well fitted.

Farmer standing in a sparse and stunted field of buckwheat, which was on land that was plowed late.

Buckwheat field

Farmer standing in a sparse and stunted field of buckwheat, which was on land that was plowed late.

An instrument for threshing or beating grain from the ear.

Flail

An instrument for threshing or beating grain from the ear.

"As the Strawberry belongs to the Rose family, its flowers should in their natural state contain both stamens and pistils." —Fuller, 1910

Strawberry flower

"As the Strawberry belongs to the Rose family, its flowers should in their natural state contain both…

"The section of the flume is usually rectangular, but it may be of a V shape, and occasionally, as in California, it is semicircular, this latter form requiring least lumber, but necessitating the use of iron bands or brackets."—Government Printing Office, 1897

Combined Wood and Iron Flume

"The section of the flume is usually rectangular, but it may be of a V shape, and occasionally, as in…

Whenever continuous supplies of cucumbers, melons, and tomatoes are required, it is most convenient to grow them in properly constructed forcing houses.

Forcing House

Whenever continuous supplies of cucumbers, melons, and tomatoes are required, it is most convenient…

The forcing of a hill

Forcing-hill

The forcing of a hill

Manure-heated forcing-house.

Forcing-House

Manure-heated forcing-house.

"A massive square framework of wood, mounted on six sarp disc wheels, each about two feet in diameter, which cut deep into the ground, and on the lightest land they can hold as effectually to resist the pull of the rope which is passed around the sheave beneath." — Chambers, 1881

Fowler's Anchor

"A massive square framework of wood, mounted on six sarp disc wheels, each about two feet in diameter,…

"Forler's Anchor, Engine, and Plough at work." — Chambers, 1881

Fowler's Inventions

"Forler's Anchor, Engine, and Plough at work." — Chambers, 1881

"A framework of iron, balanced upon two large wheels. To each side of this framework there are attached four plough-bodies and coulters, so that four furrows are cut at one 'bout,' and the headland on which the anchor is stationed being reached, the end of the beam that was out of the ground is depressed, and the four plough-bodies that were out of the ground, and which point in the opposite direction, are inserted in the soil, and turn up the furrows on the way back to the engine." — Chambers, 1881

Fowler's Plough

"A framework of iron, balanced upon two large wheels. To each side of this framework there are attached…

"In 1854, Mr. Fowler exhibited his patent steam-draining apparatus at the Lincoln meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society of England; and from this time may be dated the practical history of cultivation of the land byy steam; for the idea that such an apparatus could be wrought advantageously in other field-operations entered the mind of a practical farmer, Mr. Smith of Woolston, near Bletchley; and under the direction of Mr. Fowler, he got construced an apparatus with modifications." — Chambers, 1881

Fowler's Steam-engine

"In 1854, Mr. Fowler exhibited his patent steam-draining apparatus at the Lincoln meeting of the Royal…

A method of making a coldframe.

Frame

A method of making a coldframe.

Fumigating a hotbed

Fumigating

Fumigating a hotbed

"Showing Furrow Method of Irrigating Potatoes. The arrows indicate the direction taken by the capillary water."—The Federal Digest, 1921

Furrow Method

"Showing Furrow Method of Irrigating Potatoes. The arrows indicate the direction taken by the capillary…

"Irrigating young orchard with furrows. a, sluice; b, head ditch; c, furrow." -Department of Agriculture

Irrigating with Furrows

"Irrigating young orchard with furrows. a, sluice; b, head ditch; c, furrow." -Department of Agriculture

A portable barrel outfit, called a Galloway knapsack used to spray insecticide

Galloway Knapsack

A portable barrel outfit, called a Galloway knapsack used to spray insecticide

A portable barrel outfit, called a Garfield knapsack used to spray insecticide

Garfield Knapsack

A portable barrel outfit, called a Garfield knapsack used to spray insecticide

This is an agricultural tool intended to serve as a fruit picker or gatherer. This design allows its user to inspect the fruit through an visible net.

Fruit Gatherer

This is an agricultural tool intended to serve as a fruit picker or gatherer. This design allows its…

Germination test of different ears of corn.

Germination test

Germination test of different ears of corn.

A net that catches fish with gill covers in the mesh of the net. This illustration shows a gill-net anchored for cod and labels the parts: 1) Nets, 2) Buoys, 3) Anchor lines, 4) Anchors.

Gill-net

A net that catches fish with gill covers in the mesh of the net. This illustration shows a gill-net…

Cions properly inserter for a top-graft.

Top-graft

Cions properly inserter for a top-graft.

A top-graft, completed.

Top-graft

A top-graft, completed.

A cion (smooth, one year old lenth of twig cut into a sex inch length) and root pictured, about to be grafted together.

Root grafting

A cion (smooth, one year old lenth of twig cut into a sex inch length) and root pictured, about to be…