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Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation: Large Print

Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation, U.S. Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 203Maria ParloaCanned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation - U.S. Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 203 is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Maria Parloa is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Maria Parloa then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.

Field Mice as Farm and Orchard Pests

"Every year orchards and farm crops in many parts of the United States are injured seriously by meadow mice and pine mice. The damage will be even greater next winter unless prompt measures are taken as suggested in the following pages. Among the sections recently reporting damage from these pests are parts of Arizona, Montana, southern Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. In a single county of Virginia, apple growers report that during the winter of 1916-17 trees valued at $100,000 were destroyed by pine mice. Much of the loss is due to the shortsighted policy of destroying snakes, weasels, hawks, owls, and other natural enemies of mice ... Various phases of controlling the ravages of meadow mice and pine mice are dealt with in this bulletin",Page [2].