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A thesis presented to the faculty and trustees of the University of Maine for the attainment of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Orono, Maine, June 1907. A study of methods employed in growing and handling the potato crop compared with those of other large potato-producing states including Michigan, New York, Colorado, Vermont, Wyoming, and others. Fifty surveys were sent to Maine farmers to ask questions, including How many acres are in your farm? Do you practice crop rotation? How many do you employ and at what wages? Do you live on a trolley line or a railroad? The author summarizes responses received for each question.


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