Agriculture – Skidmore Standard 1902-06-17

The following is an index entry from the Index to the Skidmore Standard, 1902.  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:  “It certainly can’t be an ill wind that kills bugs and worms. According to William H. Barnes, secretary of the Kansas state horticultural society and acknowledged to be the best posted horticulturalist in the west, the winds which recently blew across Kansas and Missouri alike, were of great benefit to the fruit interests of the two states. A theory has been advanced by M. J. Rhue, a big apple man in Northeastern Kansas, that the sand carried by the recent winds was death on orchard pests. – Oregon Sentinel.”

Newspaper:  Skidmore Standard

Date (YYYY-MM-DD):  1902-06-17

Volume:  8

Issue:  48

Page:  4

Column:  2