How to use Growers in a sentence
The numbers of growers decreased from 139,000 in 1891 to 124,000 in 1905.
The hulls thus burned produced an ash containing an average of 9% of phosphoric acid and 24% of potash - a very valuable fertilizer in itself, and one eagerly sought by growers of tobacco and vegetables.
By the Maidstone growers the best plants are considered to be obtained from layers.
For the slender twiggy sorts the fan form is to be preferred, while for strong growers the half-fan or the horizontal is more suitable.
The declining prices that have operated against the growers of wheat should be studied in conjunction with Table III., which shows, at intervals of five years, the imports of TABLE III.Advertisement
Hundreds of acres of wheat are lost annually in America by the ravages of the Hessian fly; the fruit flies of Australia and South Africa cause much loss to orange and citron growers, often making it necessary to cover the trees in muslin tents for protection.
A simple method of increasing the yield is that practised with success by some growers in the States.
Irrigation, introduced in 1888 by the orange growers, has been adapted by other farmers, especially the tobacco-growers of Gadsden county, and so the evil effects of the droughts, so common from February to June, are avoided.
The U.S.A. Department of Agriculture, in co-operation with local growers, devoted a great deal of attention and money to the problem, and Sumatra tobacco of very high quality is now produced in Florida and Connecticut.
The plants are slow growers and must have plenty of sun heat; they require sandy loam with a mixture of sand and bricks finely broken and must be kept dry in winter.Advertisement
The high price received by the hill growers of the Burley induced farmers in the Blue Grass to plant Burley tobacco there, where the crop proved a great success, more than twice as much (sometimes 2000 lb) being grown to the acre in the Blue Grass as in the hills and twice as large patches being easily managed.
Members of the pool had used force to bring planters into the pool; and now some tobacco growers, especially in the hills, planted new crops in the hope of immediate return, and a new " night-riding " war was begun on them.
Whilst objecting to the prevention of the export of wool, he proposes a tax on that export as somewhat less injurious to the interest of growers than the prohibition, whilst it would "afford a sufficient advantage" to the domestic over the foreign manufacturer.
Yearling sets are largely planted, but the experiments of Krabe tend to prove, and the practice of the best Midland and West of England growers confirms, the superior productiveness of sets cut from two yearling rods.
Robertson, led to the Macdonald-Robertson Seed Growers' Association.Advertisement
The principal cereals cultivated are Indian corn (product, 53,75 0, 000 bushels in 1908) and wheat; the cultivation of the latter, formerly remunerative, declined on account of the competition of the Western States, but revived after 1899, largely owing to the efforts of the Georgia Wheat Growers' Association (organized in 1897), and in 1908 the yield was 2,208,000 bushels.
Many gardeners are still afraid to disturb an unsuitable subsoil, but experienced growers have proved that by bringing it up to the surface and placing plenty of manure in the bottoms of the various trenches, the very best results are attained in the course of a season or so.
The fact that rents are so heavy around Paris is in itself an indication of the money that is realized by the growers not only in the Paris markets, but also in Covent Garden.
The area under cotton increased enormously, and the growers managed to retain in their own hands a fair share of the profit.
The linen manufacture by degrees ceased to be a domestic industry, and began to centre in and become the characteristic factory employment of special localities, which depended, however, for their supply of raw material primarily on the operations of small growers, working, for the most part, on the poorer districts of remote thinly populated countries.Advertisement
Owing to greater care on the part of growers, and the introduction of FrenchAmerican resistant stocks to replace vines attacked by the phylloxera, the wines in the early years of the 10th century again acquired a limited sale in England.
The industry received a powerful stimulus from the loss of the Spanish colonies in 1898, which freed the Spanish growers from the rivalry of their most successful competitors in the home market.
Only the most dedicated growers will garner the highest accolades this year!
One reason for this is that the gains of export and production have largely accrued to traders and middleman, but not to growers.
British farmers and growers producing food bearing the logo are independently inspected under a range of farm assurance schemes.Advertisement
In autumn 2000 cabbage stem flea beetles were found in the Borders - posing a potentially serious new problem for growers in Scotland.
National Farmers Union for Wales Organization for farmers and growers in Wales, including a calender of shows and events.
Pacific callas Suppliers of premium quality calla lily bulbs from the world's best calla lily growers.
The Nash family were fruit growers, producing grapes under huge glass cloches that could be rolled into place on a rail track.
The Bolivian peasant coca growers, again mostly Quechua, have organized a mass movement in their own defense.Advertisement
Cadbury currently buys cocoa on the spot market, which includes cocoa from growers who may still be using lindane.
When cocoa growers produce a better yield of high quality cocoa beans, everyone benefits.
Palm growers supply cut palm fronds, without harm to growing trees.
Other alliances, with organic food growers and protectionist food organizations in France and England, created a Juggernaut against GM food.
It is used all over the world by growers who want an accurate source of mineral nutrition.Advertisement
What are the effects on their strategy if local opium growers attempt to produce illegal opium on their own?
Growers could only protect their trees from tristeza by not using sour orange rootstocks, which are highly susceptible to the virus.
These fast growers do need checking tho before they get too vigorous so prune regularly.
Australian wine producers do n't whinge about having to compete on an uneven playing field with French wine growers.
The contract with British Sugar was in an instant rendered as worthless as toilet paper and the beet growers lost thousands of pounds.Advertisement
All the pioneer work has been done in America; in fact, until the South-Eastern Agricultural College undertook the elucidation of this subject, little was known of it in England except by a few growers.
Russians, with experience in beet-growing, and Japanese are furnished by the sugar company to the growers for the bunching, thinning, hoeing and topping of the beets.
The planters in the Black Patch had met a combination of the buyers by forming a pool, the Planters' Protective Association, into which 40,000 growers were forced by " night-riding " and other forms of coercion and persuasion, and had thus secured an advance to I I cents a pound from the "regie " buyers and had shown the efficacy of pooling methods in securing better prices for the tobacco crop. Following their example, the planters of the Burley formed the Burley Tobacco Society, a Burley pool, with headquarters at Winchester and associated with the American Society of Equity, which promoted in general the pooling of different crops throughout the country.
From the 1999 harvest, tobacco growers wishing to leave the sector must offer their quota allocation to other producers.
German rape growers apply trace elements as insurance treatments every year.Advertisement
Kayonza is a co-operative of 4,000 smallholder growers - 14% of whom are women.
Fair trade choccies; small-scale cocoa growers in Ghana own a chocolate company in the UK.
Conventional soybean growers have used cover crops successfully in conjunction with herbicides to reduce cultivation and control weeds.
Buying fruit online offers you the ability to choose from a wide variety of growers.
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Because of this added protection, growers do not have to rely on pesticides and so can opt for a more organic growing process.
Today, lucky bamboo is a popular plant for both experienced and novice growers, as well as anyone simply interested in a beautiful living plant to spruce up their décor.
In this case, many types of flowers can be shipped from specialty growers regardless of the season, or couples may opt for silk wedding flowers to get just the right shade to create their wedding color palette.
This springtime sailing allows you to tour Holland and Belgium and visit Dutch bulb growers.
Commercial growers should use 500 lbs. per acre of 10-10-10 fertilizers.
There is much variety of color, and "mixed" selections are offered by the growers.
Other sorts offered by continental growers are the Maskat Quince, the Persian Quince, the Constantinople Quince, and the Angers; this last comes freely from seed, and is that most used for grafting Pears.
Ordinary garden soil will grow the Ivy well, and the strong growers will thrive in ordinary soil.
For English growers many substitutes will occur.
Wild Roses are such rapid growers, even when not greatly encouraged, that they should not be allowed in well-made beds, like those for Rhododendrons, as they soon exterminate other things.
There they are at home among the most vigorous growers, as they thrive and flower freely on the worst clay soils.
The German growers have a formidable list of kinds, many of which are more curious than showy.
Old growers of the Stock assert that while the under side of the leaf of the Queen Stock is rough and woolly, the leaf of the Brompton Stock is smooth on both sides.
Californian Vitis (Vitis Californica) - This is the best of the American Grape Vines (excluding the Ampelopsis section) for color in autumn, and it is one of the strongest growers, climbing over lofty trees.
Many modern growers dig shallower trenches, twelve to eighteen inches deep.
Shade cloth is a special cloth used by greenhouse managers and growers to block out a bit of sunshine.
Even birds can become a difficult pest for grape growers as they create nests in the vines or simply pick at the fruit.
The prices are reasonable but growers are unknown.
Many listings appear to be direct from the nursery or growers raising the plants.
Not every hydroponics system will work well from home, but some systems are a good option for beginners and advanced growers.
Even the most proficient soil growers will appreciate any of these effective systems.
Visit a garden center, peruse seed catalogs, or check online growers to find out how large each mature plant gets.
Each year Burpee would work with growers from England, Europe, and the United States to produce the best possible plants.
Just as the U.S. mail enabled merchants to ship seeds back in 1881, developments such as Priority Mail and Express Mail enable plant growers to pack and ship small plants nationwide without undue stress upon the plants.
This is because organic cotton is made without toxic pesticides that conventional cotton growers typically use.
Traditionally, all growers involved in CSAs resolve to not use pesticides and artificial fertilizers, and if they also raise livestock, the animals and resulting products are hormone-free.
The coffee industry in Central and South America has long been characterized by oppressive working conditions, in which big businesses has the power and growers were expected to work for little to nothing.
Consumers who make responsible purchasing decisions can make a positive impact on the environment, as well as on the lives of coffee growers struggling to make a living all over the world.
In the United States, growers of organic seeds have to receive USDA certification before they can sell, or even label, their crops as organic.
Dirt Works offers organic seeds from several of the best seed growers.
One of the major growers of rice is California's Sacramento Valley.
When you consider that 35 percent of the pesticides used around the world are applied by cotton growers, you'll begin to see the potential for change that exists in just altering the way farmers handle a few key crops.
Buying from local growers and producers defrays freight costs while supporting local businesses and reducing your individual carbon footprint.Join a food co-op and participate in membership price breaks.
Squash bugs (Anasa tristis) are the scourge of home vegetable growers, and one practical solution for avoiding damaged plants is by getting rid of the critters organically.
Many plant growers these days treat seeds and plants with chemicals to make them more viable by increasing their resistance to bacterial and pest attack.
Unfortunately, many cotton growers use both, approximately ten percent of the world's pesticides, and twenty-five percent of all the world's insecticides according to the World Health Organization or WHO.
If your town hosts a farmer's market, be sure to check out the organic items offered by local growers.
Some growers offer weekly or monthly bulk deliveries of organic produce.
Though there are few companies that ship to all locations in the U.S., there are many local organic growers and producers of vegan food that ship to locations in their areas.
Many local farmers, growers, and companies participate in some form of vegan and organic foods delivery.
Although there are thousands of tomato varieties, commercial growers only routinely make use of a handful.
Many of the growers and manufacturers of organic cotton products use fair trade practices.
Organic growers use natural predators, mulching, and other methods to control pests and enrich the soil.
It is proven that organic growers and manufacturers contribute less to greenhouse emissions and chemical runoff, helping to protect the fragile ecosystems.
This means that the growers are being inspected more thoroughly and on a more regular basis - at least in theory.
You can find local growers through Local Harvest, a website that displays a map.
You may not have a all of the choices since some growers offer only one type of basil, while another may sell four or five varieties.
What followed was a rapid period of expansion throughout the 1980s with worldwide recognition that drew the attention of some of France's Pinot Noir growers from the Burgundy region.
Behemoths like Gallo and Mondavi are struggling to shed their reputations of plonk vendors as legions of smaller growers are concentrating on making a quality product.
This event brings growers, winemakers, and lovers of the pinot noir grape together to celebrate this varietal in style.
The winery functions more in the traditional sense of a nègociant; they source surplus grapes and wine from various growers and producers throughout the United States, bottle it, and market it.
Silver Oak has limited vineyard property in Napa Valley, and they traditionally have purchased their grapes from other growers.
That doesn't automatically qualify these regions as California Wine Country, that term connotes a destination that captures the spirit and lifestyle of the winemakers, the growers, the community, and the earth.
After several years selling grapes to the packing company, Walter decided to try his hand at a new venture, producing his own grape juice and wine like some of the neighboring grape growers were doing.
The topography of the area allows grape growers to cultivate many different types of grapes, from hardy natives to more delicate varieties, such as Pinot Noir.
During this time many local growers went out of business.
Other grape growers replaced their wine grapes with those used for juice or eating.
These two growers began the rebirth of the Seneca Lake wine region and were instrumental in its success today.
The New York State Farm Winery Act of 1976 encouraged other grape growers in the region to add wine grapes to their vineyards once again.
The growers in the area produce a wide variety of grapes from native, vinifera and hybrid vines.
This offering allows you to receive two bottles of wine for $35 a month or four bottles for $62 a month, usually one red and one white from award-winning California growers.
More than 30 Champagne houses and growers attended each event, and each brand poured three wines-one vintage, one nonvintage, and a third selection of its choosing.
Once growers harvest the stalk of the plant in order to put them in arrangements, it stops growing.
Growers harvest Lucky bamboo from boggy wetlands found in China, Thailand and other western countries.
At Ame, you will enjoy seasonal American menu choices, including special finds from local growers and merchants.
Before the Great Depression, a minority of Christians bought trees to decorate their homes at Christmas, but Depression tree growers cut and sold their trees for Christmas when the market for landscape trees evaporated.