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Iowa Year Book of Agriculture Volume 4 (Paperback) Loot Price: R438
Discovery Miles 4 380
Iowa Year Book of Agriculture Volume 4 (Paperback): Iowa. Dept. of Agriculture

Iowa Year Book of Agriculture Volume 4 (Paperback)

Iowa. Dept. of Agriculture

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ...soil 100 degrees. Does not this explain why Mr. Hunt and the writer found disking so effective in warming the soil? The disking made a good surface mulch that prevented evaporation of water from the soil and the consequent cooling f it. and turned the full effect of the sun's heat into warming the land. This spring the soil is unusually wet and cold on many farms, and our experience shows that on such land a thorough disking will hasten the warming of the soil sufficiently to allow of at least a week's earlier planting than on untouched soil. Sac county, Iowa. THE BY-PRODUCTS OF CORN. Wallace's Farmer. For the sake of our thousands of new subscribers it may be worth while to mention a great number of by-products of corn which have been constantly increasing, and will increase from year to year, thus giving new value to the corn crop, from which, directly or indirectly, western farmers receive most of their profit. When corn is taken to the glucose factory, for example, it is first s'oaked in water for from thirty to forty hours. It is then passed through mills freely supplied with water, which remove the hull, free the germ, and break up the starch. Scarcely any of our readers need to be told that the four principal ingredients of corn are the hull, or bran; the germ; the dark looking substance in the center and on the top, mostly starch; and the hard substance on either side, which contains much gluten, but more or less starch. This pasty mass is run through a large trough of running water, which floats off the germ, the large amount of oil in it making it lighter than the rest. The remainder passes through Buhr mills of the same type as used in making flour. This pulverizes the gluten, bran and starch as fine as possible. It is then passed over frames of ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: 2010
Authors: Iowa. Dept. of Agriculture
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 310
ISBN-13: 978-1-152-97347-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-152-97347-9
Barcode: 9781152973473

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