The summer had been very dry and the corn crop had failed.
You never can tell what might crop up.
The tomato plants were drooping, their crop reduced to small discolored fruit.
Wheat is the most important crop and is widely distributed.
In 1909 the acreage of hay alone was 675,000 acres, and the crop was 844,000 tons, valued at $11,225,000.
The wheat crop was 4,810,000 bushels, and the acreage 370,000.
In case the crop failed the Code fixed a statutory return.
The large and heavy crop has caused a unique modification of the sternal apparatus.
GMO could make this a crop that Africa could easily use to feed itself, gain food independence, and maybe even export.
With large crop and caeca.
The crop is modified into a large and very rugose triturating apparatus, while the gizzard, thereby relieved of its function, is reduced to the utmost.
Many of the hollow agates of Brazil and Uruguay contain a crop of amethyst-crystals in the interior.
The second crop of cabbage was starting to develop, and the okra looked good.
The staple crop is rice, which is grown on 77 per cent.
The production of other cereals decreased during the latter half of the 19th century: oats, from 1,959,620 bushels in 1879 to 1,611,000 bushels in 1907; wheat, from 587,925 bushels in 1859 to 22,000 in 1907; rye, from 39,474 bushels in 1859 to 963 bushels in 1899, after which year the crop has been negligible; and rice, from 2,719,856 lb in 1849 to about 1,080,000 lb in 1907.
The hay and forage crop increased from 80,528 tons in 1879 to 246,820 tons in 1899; and in 1909 the hay crop was 242,000 tons.
If the crop failed, payment was deferred and no interest could be charged for that year.
Thus the civilization of agricultural peoples of the temperate zone grew rapidly, yet in each community a special type arose adapted to the soil, the crop and the climate.
Wheat is the principal crop, with barley second.
The alfalfa crop suffered particularly, the total loss being about $300,000.
According to the Year Book of the Department of Agriculture in 1909 a crop of 165,000 bushels of oats was grown in Nevada on 7000 acres; there was no crop reported of Indian corn or of rye.
Crop yields are highly volatile and unpredictably so.
The husbandman was bound to carry out the proper cultivation, raise an average crop and leave the field in good tilth.
In the former case a peasant family undertakes all the necessary work in return for payment in money or kind, which varies according to the crop; in the latter the money wages and the payment in kind are fixed beforehand.
In the structure of the digestive system, beetles resemble most other mandibulate insects, the food-canal consisting of gullet, crop, gizzard, mid-gut or stomach, intestine and rectum.
Rye is the staple crop, though buckwheat, flax, green crops and the potato are cultivated in considerable quantities.
In 1909 in the amount of barley per acre (38 bushels) Nevada ranked third, and in the average farm price per bushel ($0.75) ranked first among the barley-producing states of the country, but in the total amount produced (304,000 bushels) held only the twenty-second place; and in the same year the average yield of potatoes per acre in Nevada was 180 bushels, exceeded in two states - the average for the entire country was 106.8 bushels per acre - but the total crop in Nevada (540,000 bushels) was smaller than in any state or Territory of the Union, except New Mexico.
In the case of the Crassane the crop should be gathered at three different times, the first a fortnight or more before it is ripe, the second a week or ten days after that, and the third when fully ripe.
So let's say the large corn farms all have a great year and a bountiful crop comes forth.
The rye crop was 148,000 bushels, and the acreage 11,000.
Forage Crops.The mangold-wurzel, occupying four times the acreage of swedes and turnips, is by far the chief root-crop in France.
It is prescribed that the crop of every seventh year shall be left for the poor, and after them for the beasts.
Turnips are grown principally in the central provinces as an alternative crop to wheat.
In the province of Naples, Caserta, &c., the method of fallows is widely adopted, the ground often being left in this state for fifteen or twenty years; and in some parts of Sicily there is a regular interchange of fallow and crop year by year.
Agriculture is the chief means of subsistence; rice being a crop of particular importance.
When this happens there is great suffering from famine, for wheat is the crop upon which the people principally depend, though rye, buckwheat and oats are also cultivated.
217) with the west Prussian custom of the mock birth of a child on the harvest-field, the object being to ensure a plentiful crop for the coming year.
The acreage of Indian corn in 1907 was 2,500,000 acres and the crop 42,500,000 bushels.
In 1879 the state's crop amounted to 26,986,213 lb, in 1889 to 36,375,258 lb, in 1899 to 127,503,400 lb, and in 1909 to 144,000,000 lb.
The yellow maggots devour the seeds and thus ruin the crop. When deformed fruits are noticed they should be picked off and burned immediately.
This is especially unfortunate because a major crop in Africa, grain sorghum, has a somewhat indigestible protein which our bodies have a hard time metabolizing.
The beds made partly of old mushroom-bed dung often contain sufficient spawn to yield a crop, without the introduction of brick or cake spawn, but it is advisable to spawn them in the regular way.
The crop of buckwheat was 499,000 bushels (grown on 22,000 acres).
In the Yeyaman tract the chief crop is rice.
It is propagated by offsets, which are often planted in September or October, but the principal crop should not be got in earlier than February or the beginning of March.
The delay of the arbitration tribunal in London in giving its decision in the matter of the disputed boundary in Patagonia led to a crop of wild rumours being disseminated, and to a revival of animosity between the two peoples.
They never, in any situation, cultivated the soil for any kind of food-crop. They never reared any kind of cattle, or kept any domesticated animal except the dog, which probably came over with them in their canoes.
Large quantities of fruits - apples, pears, quinces, peaches, nectarines, apricots, grapes and melons - were exported by special trains to central Europe, where the Turkestan crop was received a short time before the south European supplies ripened.
In 1909 on 879,000 acres a crop of hay (excluding forage) was raised valued at $16,155,000.
The largest cereal crop is oats, of which, in 1909, 2,608,000 bushels (valued at $1,304,000) were produced on 81,00o acres.
If a debtor had neither money nor crop, the creditor must not refuse goods.
The debtor could also pledge his property, and in contracts often pledged a field, house or crop. The Code enacted, however, that the debtor should always take the crop himself and pay the creditor from it.
If the debtor did not cultivate the field himself he had to pay for the cultivation, but if the cultivation was already finished he must harvest it himself and pay his debt from the crop. If the cultivator did not get a crop this would not cancel his contract.
The olive-growing area occupies about 3.5% of the total area of the country, and the crop in 1905 produced about 75,000,000 gallons of oil.
With large crop, vestigial caeca.
Nevada, for example, ranked third in 1909 in the amount of wheat produced to the acre (28.7 bushels), 4 but in the total amount produced (1,033,000 bushels) ranked only thirty-eighth, and furnished only 0.145% of the crop of the United States.
In 1909 2,898,000 acres were planted to Indian corn, with a crop of 48,686,000 bushels; 570,000 acres to wheat, with a crop of 5,415,000 bushels; and 196,000 acres to oats, with a crop of 3,234,000 bushels.
An energy crop could be a permanent forest of trees that convert sunlight to liquid fuel and deliver the fuel directly through their roots to a network of underground pipelines.
In 2005, rice became the first crop plant whose complete genome had been compiled.
But above all harvest as early as possible, if you would escape frosts and have a fair and salable crop; you may save much loss by this means.
The crop of Indian corn in 1909 was 27,632,000 bushels, and the acreage 880,000.
And, by the way, who estimates the value of the crop which nature yields in the still wilder fields unimproved by man?
Tobacco is grown throughout the state; in 1909 on 12,000 acres was grown a crop of 12,000,000 lb, valued at $1,663,200.
A couple of hundred years later, we see the Romans doing crop rotation.
Even in autocratic regimes, truth has a way of seeping in—which means today's dwindling crop of dictators has a serious problem.
But why should not the New Englander try new adventures, and not lay so much stress on his grain, his potato and grass crop, and his orchards--raise other crops than these?
The crop of English hay is carefully weighed, the moisture calculated, the silicates and the potash; but in all dells and pond-holes in the woods and pastures and swamps grows a rich and various crop only unreaped by man.
I did not know whether they had come to sow a crop of winter rye, or some other kind of grain recently introduced from Iceland.
An untreatable new strain of the flu might crop up at any moment.
Sheep production, mining volumes, births, crop production, weather patterns... it's all public information reports and numbers.
You must hire or squat somewhere, and raise but a small crop, and eat that soon.
As he went along he looked with pleasure at the year's splendid crop of corn, scrutinized the strips of ryefield which here and there were already being reaped, made his calculations as to the sowing and the harvest, and asked himself whether he had not forgotten any of the prince's orders.