For one reason; Farag, the kennel huntsman, in khaki and puttees, would obey nothing under the rank of an Excellency, and the hounds would obey no one but Farag; for another, the best way of estimating crop
returns and revenue was by riding straight to hounds; for a third, though Judges down the river issued signed and sealed land-titles to all lawful owners, yet public opinion along the river never held any such title valid till it had been confirmed, according to precedent, by the Governor's hunting crop
in the hunting field, above the wilfully neglected earth.
However, as my first crop was but small, I had no great difficulty to cut it down; in short, I reaped it in my way, for I cut nothing off but the ears, and carried it away in a great basket which I had made, and so rubbed it out with my hands; and at the end of all my harvesting, I found that out of my half-peck of seed I had near two bushels of rice, and about two bushels and a half of barley; that is to say, by my guess, for I had no measure at that time.
These things being added to my desire of having a good quantity for store, and to secure a constant supply, I resolved not to taste any of this crop but to preserve it all for seed against the next season; and in the meantime to employ all my study and hours of working to accomplish this great work of providing myself with corn and bread.
SHAHID ABBAS - Genetically modified (GM) crops
have been in use for over 25 years.
Talking to reporter here on Tuesday, he said that the committee after its due deliberations had recommended the government for bringing all matters related to cotton crops
under the control of ministry of national food security and research.
At the time of aphid invasion crops
were at different growth stages such as 1st node (crop
1), at stem elongation (crop
2) and at end of tiller (crop
MULTAN -- A spokesman for agriculture department on Wednesday said that multiple-cropping can ensure enhanced produced of food crops
to meet domestic food requirements.
STRATEGIES REFER TO cover crops
scheduled into a crop
(wheat, rice, maize, barley, millet etc.
Consider cover crops
your most important crops
, because the requirements for abundant food crops
--building soil fertility, improving soil texture, suppressing weeds, and inhibiting disease and crop
-damaging insects can be best met by the abundant use of cover crops
, season after season.
This election applies to payments made because of damage to crops
or the inability to plant crops
WASHINGTON--Signs are emerging that severe temperatures and lack of rain may cause steep losses in the Midwest's corn crop
, but insurers remain hopeful that beneficial rains will fall and help crops
in troubled areas of the country.