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THE

NEW ENGLAND FARMER;

A MONTHLY JOURNAL,

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DEVOTED TO

AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE,

AND THEIR KINDREL

ARTS AND SCIENCES;

AND ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVINGS.

TAE PRIME PRINCIPLES OÉ AGRICULTURE.

1. The soil ought to be kept dry; or, in other words, free from all superfluous moisture.
2. The soil ought to be kept clean; or, in other words, free from noxious weeds.

3. The soil ought to be kept rich ; or, in other words, every particle of enriching material which can be
collected ought to be applied, so that the soil may be preserved in a state capable of yielding good crops.

FESSENDEN.

SIMON BROWN, EDITOR.

VOLUME XIV.

BOSTON:
PUBLISHED BY NOURSE, EATON & TOLMAN,
100 WASHINGTON STREET.

1862.

HALF COLLEGE LIBRARY

T24, [Fid
BY INSTITUSION

1936

INDEX TO THE FOURTEENTH VOLUME.

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of,

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helping to build their nests, 380; king, and

bees, 408; the flight of, 423; against in-
Abortion in Cows,
346 sects,

455
Account, agricultural,
309 Bleeding, how to stop,

92
Acid, sulphuric,

325 Bone, catile gnawing, 31 ; preparation of, 140;
Address, by L. H. Tucker,

28 dust for cows, 195 ; how to dissolve, 244, 568
Agent, disinfecting,

369
Books, new,

164, 269, 298, 363, 486, 568
Agriculture, manual of, 18, 35, 83, 109; hints Borders, how to make,

165
on, 44; Mass. Board of, 238; in colleges, Borrowing, about, 66 ; and lending,

333
270; statistics of, in Mass., 276; accounts in, Bran, wheat, as a fertilizer,

264
309 ; slow progress in, 339 ; department of, Breach and butter machine,

429
at Washington, 348 ; in common schools, Brick, tubular, 396 ; a new kind of,

514
352, 449, 474, 491, 509, 510, 528, 549; Amer- Brine, poisonous properties of,

97
ican, 379; reading about, 414; knowledge Brown, Simon, letters from,

349, 431
of, 416; importance of, 428; in the Hawaiian Buckwheat, a bad crop for the soil,

419
Islands, 435, 443; exhibitions for 1862, 437; Building, important things to know about in,
progress of, in United States, 474 ; reports 32; painting roofs of, 181 ; farm, as to shel-

500, 517

ter and shade, 186; farm, and fences, 267 ;
A-going too fast,

365 painting and shelter for, 287; proper location
America, age of States of,

54 of farm, 304, 386 ; a good wash for, 438;
Animals, salt for, 31; protecting from storms, mortar for, 438 ; hints on,

460
332; voices of, 358; care of, in winter, 543; Business in war times,

561
on fattening,
561 | Burn, a cure for a,

296
Ant, dwelling of the,
413 Bushes, when to cut,

419
Apple, new method of keeping, 16; Baldwin, Butter worker, a new,

563
304; the Flanders, 478; superior kinds of,
504; best way to dry, 527 ; tree, borer, 530;

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and pumpkin for cattle,

541
April, calendar for,

153 Cabbage, component parts of the, 396 ; heading
Arboretum, our,
355 late,

535
Ashes, of vegetables, 62; as a fertilizer, 98; Cakes, buckwheat,

198
for potatoes, 128: use of, 243; and night Calendar for January, 9; for February, 57; for
soil, 260; coal, and cinders, 362; leashed, March, 105 ; for April, 153; for May, 201 ;
415; hard coal, 473; about,

546

for June, 249; for July, 297 ; for August,
Asparagus, how to raise, 219; roots of the, 285 345 ; for September, 393 ; for October, 441 ;
Atmosphere, influence of, on soil,
267 for November, 489; for December,

537
Atom, story of an,

520 Calves, how to raise, 158, 161, 206; that scour,
Autumn, scenes in,
516 175 ; meal for,

265
Cart body, a new,

76
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Carpets, manufacture of,

370
Case, a new propagating,

148
Babies, American,

392

Cattle, hoven in, 19; to stop vomiting in, 78 ;
Back, keep it covered,

175 market reports of, 82, 104, 152, 200, 248,
Balloon ascent, the highest,

524 296, 344, 392, 440, 488, 511, 536 ; foul, in
Bark, tan, for soils,

195, 566 the foot in, 111; disease in, 58, 93, 154 ;
Barley, steeping of, before sowing, 155, 278; breeds of, 159 ; rermin on, 168, 290, 326; in

value of, 250; handsome, 261; for sheep, 284 winter, 173; marauding, 277, 462; chewing
Barn, eheep, plan of, 131, 192, 213, 304 ; and bones, 290; warts on, 293 ; shoes, 493, 497,
barn cellars, 185; God governs the, 541;

501, 531
largest in the country,
562 Cellar, barn, outside,

101
Barometer, the, 233, 289; is it weatherwise ? Cement for stoves,

454
318, 363 ; a natural,

462
Character is capital,

21
Bean, meal, for pigs, 76; white, culture of, Chilblains, cure for,

124
100; and a mouse, 210; a fertilizer for the,

Children, punishment of, 225; sorrows of, 246
233 ; how it climbs the pole,
339 China, Great Wall of, -

222
Bees, at war, 37; culturc of, 288 ; and king- Chrysanthemum, the,

451
birds, 408 ; pasturage for,
453 Churn, a good, 244; how to make a,

409
Bells, steel amalgam,

417
Cider, how to preserve,

514
Bethel, Maine,

539
Cistern water,

111, 526
Bird, 73; protect the, 218; of New England, Clay, a fertilizer, 207 ; for drain tile,

326
252, 284, 425, 467, 523, 539, 558; music of, Clergymen in war times,

556
272; migration of, 310; the bobolink, 364; Climate,

73

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