Written on verso: The bed was prepared by plowing and digging out a pit about 6 inches deep. Four inches of manure was placed in the pit and covered with 2 in. of soil. After bedding the potatoes, they were covered with one of fine soil and a mulch of manure covered over the bed to prevent drying and injury from cold.
Digitization of this material was made possible, in part, through the support of the North Carolina Farm Bureau, the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation, and the North Carolina Tobacco Research Commission.