Agriculture – Skidmore Standard 1901-01-11

The following is an index entry from the Index to the Skidmore Standard, 1901.  Short entries are transcribed in the “Notes or transcript” field, while longer articles are summarized.  To obtain a copy of longer articles, contact your library’s Interlibrary Loan department or the State Historical Society of Missouri.

Last name, company name or subject:  Agriculture

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Notes or transcript:  Brief article reporting that horses had been dying suddenly in Knox county. B. A. Gibbons and P. K. Gibbons theorized that the deaths were due to an insect that laid its eggs in the corn stalks between the tassel and first joint. Joe Early lost a horse which was found to have a number of worms in its stomach, thought to be from the insects.

Newspaper:  Skidmore Standard

Date (YYYY-MM-DD):  1901-01-11

Volume:  6

Issue:  38

Page:  4

Column:  1