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LICKING COUNTY. The Obio State Board of Agriculture awarded to Leopard Crow the premium of $30.00 for best crop of five aures barlıy. Statement as follows: State of Ohio, Licking County, 88.
Levi B. Crow, being duly sworn, says he accurately measured the land upon which Leonard Crow raised a crop of barley the past season, and the quantity of land is five acres, strict measure.
L. B. CROW. Sworn to before mo this 26th day of December, 1878. [SEAL ]
J. F. LINGAFELTER, Notary Public. The Slale of Ohio, Licking County, 8.
Leopard Crow, being duly sworn, says that he raised a crop of barley the past season upon the land measured by Levi B. Crow, and the quantity raised thereon was 261 bushels and 8 pounds, by weight, anı tbat the mavner and expense of cultivation was as follows: Ten loads of manure (baruşarıl) at 50 cents per load, $5.00; four days plowing and harrowing, at $2.50 per day, $10.00; harvesting and placing in shock, $10.00; two days' banling to market, at $2.50 per day, $.3.00. Silcrip of barley was raised on said five acres, situated in Licking township, Licking county, Ohio, on clay aoil, four-row barley; seed put in on the first day of September, 18:7; 8own broadcast and barrowed in, sowing 2 bushels to the acre: and that ihe statı ments in regard to the manner of cultivation, etc., are correct to the best of bis kuowledge.
LEONARD CROW. Subscribed in my presence, and sworn to before me, tbis 20th day of December, 1878. [SEAL ]
J. F. LINGAFELTER, Notary Public.
The following is a statement of a crop of wheat grown by John Burt, Jr., of Tuscazawas township, Cosboctou county, Ohio, and harvested the season of 1878:
Suil, ligbt sandy loam ; aspect or “Jay" of the laud, dry, rolling, sloping towards the east. Plowed np a clover sod in August, put on barogard madure, and again plowed in September; plowed to the depth of tive inches, and barrowed twice after second plowing. The sod Lad lain for three years. The kind of seed planted was Fultz wheat, well
cleaned with the fanning-inill before sowing. Sowed September 29th, with drill, 17 bushel, per acre, and harvested July 9th, when fully ripe. The following is the cost of cultivation: To 400 loads manure, at 50c, per load...
$200 00 To 5 days' plowing, at 5:3.00 per day.
15 00 To 3 days' labor, at $.3 00 per day
9 00 To :38 days' barvestivg, at $1.80 per day
68 40 To 1 day's marketing, at $1.00 per day
1 00 Total cost.....
$993 40 Amount of wheat barvested, 362} busbels, on 8 E9 100 acres. I certify the above to be correct.
Join Burt, Jr.
The State of Ohio, Coshocton County, 88.
George Miller, being duly swoin, says he accurately measured the land upon which John Buri, Jr, raised a crop of wheat the past season, and the quantity of land is 8 E9 100 acres and no more. Sworn to before nie, this 8th day of Norember, 1878.
J. S. Elliott, Notary Public. The State of Ohio, Coshocton County, 83.
John Burt, Jr., being duly sworn, says that be raised a crop of wheat the past season opon the land measured by George Miller, and the quantity raised thereon was 302} busbels and no more, measured, and that the statements in regard to the manner of cultivation, etc., are correct to the best of his knowledge. Sworn to before me this 7th day of November, 1878.
GEORGE MILLER, County Surveyor.
CROP OF WIIEAT BY JOS. A. KITICART.
Number of acr28, 8; yield, 270 bushels; average yield per acre, 3311 els. The wheat was grown partly on limestone and partly on freestone soil. The ground was broken up in the usual manner, the grain sowed broadcast and harrowed in. About three acres were manured before plowing.
CROP OF OATS BY JAS. J. MENOLLIY.
Number of acres, 8; yield, 528 bushels; average yield per acre, 66 busbels Sowed about the 15th of April, three bashels of seed to the acre. Plowed deep and harrowed twice. Grown on sandy soil.
Crop of wheat not less than tro acres. The soil upon wbich this crop was raised is high rolling clay loam, subsoil clay and gravel. This was an old, worn out field, plowed in June, 1077, vix inches deep. Drilled two vurhels of obelled corn per acre on June 23th, using two hundred pounds superphosphate per acre, corn making a very good growth.
Plowed under ten inches deep September 12th ; drilled September 20th, nising forty quarts of seed per acre. Wheat known as Clawson, using two hundred pounds superphosphate per acre. Ilarvested July 8th; threshed first week in September, 1878. First plowing
$4 00 IIarrowing and seed corn
3 00 Superphosphate and drilling
8 00 Second plowing
4 00 Ilarrowing and scoil.......
4 50 Superphosphate and drilling.
9 00 Ilarvesting and hauliny....
5 00 Tbreshing, cleaning, and marketing.
5 00 Taxes and interest...
$48 50 By 63 bushels wheat, at $1.25 per bushel ......
81 25 Profit....
J. HI, SHIELDS. State of Ohio, Mahoning County, 88. :
Zenas Turner and II. J. Shields being duly sworn, says that they measured the land on which J. II. Shields raised a crop of wheat, which he enters for the premium offered by the Mahoning County Agricultural Society for 1875, and that there were two acres and twenty rods of land, and no more.
his ZENAS + TURNER,
II. J. SHIELDS, I, Zenas Tarner, further swear that I measured and weighed the wheat raised on the land measured by H. J. Shields and myself, and that there were sixty-five bushels, of sixty pounds to the buchel.
bis ZEXAS + TURNER,
mark Signed in my presence and sworn to before me, this 27th day of December, A D. 1878.
RALPII AGNEW, Justice of the I'cace. Crop of wheat not less than six acres. The soil upon which this crop was raised is second or elm bottom land, soil black loam, from eight to twenty inches deep, subsoil clay and gravel. It was the fifth crop on game field, fuur previous crops receiving no
To this crop applied barn-yard manure, at the rate of fifteen loads per acre, plowed uuder eight inches deep the first werk in September. After a thorough barrowing it was drilled September 15th, 1877, using thirty-six quarts of seed per acre, known as Fultz wheat. Harvested July first; threshed first week in August, 1878. Hlauling manure.
$.30 00 Plowing
18 00 Farrowing
5 00 Seed .....
18 00 Drilling..
5 00 Cutting and shocking .....
14 00 Hauling, threshing, and marketing
30 CO Interest and taxes on land..
By 232 39-C0 bushels, at $1,00 per bushel....
$252 63 105 65
J. II. SHIELDS,
State of Ohio, Nahoning County, 88. :
Zenas Turner and II. J. Shields being duly sworn, says that they measured the land on which J. H. Shields raised a crop of wheat, which he enters for the premium offered by the Mahoning Clunty Agricultural Society for 1878, and that there were nine acres of land, and no more.
1, Zor as 'Turner, further swear that I measured and weighed the wbeat raised on the land measured by 11. J. Shields and myself, and that there were two hundred and fisty two basbels and thirty-nine pounds.
his Zenas + Turser,
Signed in my presence and sworn to before me, this 27th day of December, A D. 1878.
Ralpi AGNEW, Justice of the Peace.
This certifies that we, John Lynn and FI. N. Lynn, did, on the 28th day of Novenaber, 1878, measure a piece of land for A. S. Lynn, in which there was two and one-sixteenth acres, and also di assist in measuring the wheat grown on said piece of land the past year, and found the amount of said whtat crop to be sixty-five bushels, or 31 17-33 bushels per acre.
Before me personally appeared John Lynn and II, N. Lynn and did solemnly aflirm and declare that the things set forth in the above statement in relation to A. S. Lynn's wheat crop, wherein their names occur, are true, as they verily believe.
JARED IIVELEY, Notary Pullic.
The land upon which the above crop was raised is a gravelly soil, with caly subsoil ; a crop of corn and oats (one of each) preceding wheat crop; plowed ile latter part of Angust, turning under about tisteen loads of barn-yard manure per acre ; sowed with drill on the 15th of September, sowing one and a half busheis per acre, with seed known as the Clawson; used about one hundred and twenty-five pounds of superphosphate to the acre.
A S. LYNN.
Crop of oats not less than two acres. The soil upon which this crop was raised is a black loam, mixed with some clay and gravel; subsoil bard clay and gravel. Two crops of corn bad been raised previous, using some barn yard manure on the first and one hundred and twenty five pounds of superphosphate per acre in the hill. Plowed eight inches about the middle of April, and drilled the 25th, using two bushels of seed per acre; seed known as Somerset Oats; no manure used; crushed after drilling.