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M. R. Sykes and neighbors at meeting in pasture

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M. R. Sykes and neighbors at meeting in pasture
Forest management
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Black-and-white (negatives)
Item identifier:
Kirby, S. J. more info on Kirby, S. J. 
Created Date:
Transcribed from enclosed notes: Made by: S. J. Kirby, Pasture Specialist.; No 1--M. R. Sykes of near Bunn in Franklin Co. tells a group of his neighbors about the value of pasture at a field meeting held on Oct 11. These [illegible] 28 [men?] who attended. Mr. Sykes served a barbecue dinner. The pasture was seeded on rolling, poor Cecil Sandy loam. The mixture used was Ky. blue grass 4th, [Hard's?] grass 4# [illegible] closure 4#, alister clousre 3#; Dollies grass 4#; Bermuda grass 5#; Bud [illegible] 10#. Sykes says this pasture of 18 a. has saved him a ton of hay per month since May first. He has an excellent sod. It was the first pasture seeded in his [illegible], [illegible]
Franklin County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs