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Henry, W. A. (William Arnon), 1850-1932 / Central Wisconsin : its possibilities and future
([19--])

Northern Wisconsin: its agricultural possibilities,   pp. 3-8 PDF (1.1 MB)


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     EOPLE familiar with agriculture in the
       southern halfof the state are the very
       class of people to build homes In the
       northern part. This is especially true of
       the sons and daughters of our farmers.
       Familiar with our customs and practices,
and knowing of our interests socially sad
politically, these people drifting northward,'-
become the very best of farmers and cityens.
They are proud of Wisconsin and loyal to
every interest.
   Thousands of readers of this article need
not be told what can be produced in the northern
half of our state. For the benefit of others let It
be noted that grasses and clovers flourish partic-
ularly In this region. Timothy grows every-
where and Kentucky blue grass seems Indigenous
for one finds it creeping along the roadsides and
through the bare spots in the timberlands. The
clovers are particularly at home. Red and abske
clover usually give two crops a year. Theme
plants are not so easily killed out in winter as in
southern Wisconsin, because when winter comes
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Northern Wisconsin
...Its AGRICULTURAL POSSIBILITIES...
Froes a Closing Famers' IDaltute Paper by Prof. W.
A. HOenr, Dean Wlbeonsn College of Agrieolture::::::
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