To build a mile of board fence, ordinary width of board:

1

board high.

2,640 feet

2

boards " .

5,280 "

3

" "

7,920 "

4

" "

10,560 "

5

" "

13,200 "

Pounds Per Acre

The following is about the number of pounds of each which may be grown on an acre:

Name.

Pounds Per Acre.

Mangel Wurzel.......

22,100

Parsnips.............

11,100

Cabbage.............

10,800

Turnips.............

8,500

Apples..............

8,500

Potatoes.............

7,600

Carrots.............

6,900

Pears..............

5,100

Hay...............

4,000

Onions.............

2,700

Cherries............

2,000

Plums..............

2,100

Beans..............

2,200

Peas...............

1,900

Oats...............

1,800

Barley.............

1,650

Wheat..............

1,200

Hops...............

400

Average Shrinkage

Considering dryage and rot, the following is the average shrinkage for six months from time of harvesting:

Name of Article.

Amount of

Shrinkage.

Wheat..............

6 pr. ct

Corn................

20 "

Potatoes.............

33 "