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Tenth annual report: Coon Creek farm account work. La Crosse, Monroe, and Vernon Counties, 1943

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United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service Division of Economic Research and the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station
Tenth annual report: Coon Creek farm account work. La Crosse, Monroe, and Vernon Counties, 1943
La Crosse, WisconsinMay 1944

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[Cover] Tenth annual report: Coon creek farm account work. La Crosse, Monroe, and Vernon counties: 1943

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Food production increased in 1943, p. [1]

Crop land was farmed more intensively in 1943, pp. [1]-2

Crop yields were higher in 1943, p. 3

The farm family furnished most of the labor, p. 3

Labor worked harder and produced more in 1943, p. 3

Machinery supplies adequate, p. 4

Food production prospects for 1944, pp. 4-5

Net incomes 23 per cent higher than in 1942, p. 6

The range in operator's earnings is great on these farms, pp. 6-7

The liberal feeding of dairy cattle is necessary for large production, p. 7

Self-fed hogs on good pasture make the most economical gains, p. 8

Poultry production may be made to pay, p. 8

Farms with a high land use capability had higher crop yields, pp. 9-13

Summary of ten years of farm records, 1934-1943, p. 14


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