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Pièce · [n.d.]
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A pamphlet titled “Bacterial Ring Rot of Potatoes” by N. Shenderevich, a research assistant, and E.T. Andersen, Associate Professor of Horticulture at the University of Manitoba. The pamphlet is from the Extension Service of the Department of Agriculture and Immigration in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The stamp on the cover page indicates that the pamphlet is from the Office of the Agricultural Representative in Altona, Manitoba. The pamphlet provides information about how ring rot affects potatoes, how it spreads, and control methods for preventing the spread.

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Pièce · [n.d.]
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A booklet titled “Forage Crops and Stable Agriculture” by R. Whiteman, an Agronomist from the Manitoba Department of Agriculture. The booklet was published by the Manitoba Pool Elevators in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The booklet provides information about soil erosion, producing good quality hay, pasture production, and corn production in Manitoba, among other topics. On the cover page "D. J. McFadden" is handwritten under the title.

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Pièce · [1912]
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A booklet from The Tuttle Land Company in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, titled “Evidence.” The company sells and rents out farmland. The booklet includes various testimonies from farmers and photographs of farms and farmers in the Macoun-Halbrite District in Saskatchewan. The photographs were taken in the Fall of 1911. The purpose of the booklet is to provide evidence that scientific farming produces results and that “Farming Pays” in the district. The Tuttle Land Company advertises their propositions such as securing renters from their customer's land, refunding money to farmers who purchase their land and cultivate at least 75% of it, and they will refund car fare and expenses to anyone who inspects their land and is unsatisfied. The final page of the booklet includes a cropped photograph print of the private train car owned by The Tuttle Land Company.

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Pièce · Jan. 9, 1884
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The president’s report from the annual meeting of the Qu’Appelle Valley Farming Co. Limited, proprietors of the Bell Farm, on January 9, 1884, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The report was printed by the “Times” Steam Book and Job Printing House. The report covers various subjects such as cultivation, improvements, the town site, squatters, expenditure and receipts, and a colonization scheme.

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Pièce · Feb., 1944
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A pamphlet titled ‘Seed Potato Production,” which is a contribution of the Manitoba Potato Committee. The pamphlet is listed as Publication No. 188 and was published in February 1944 by the Manitoba Department of Agriculture and Immigration in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The stamp on the cover page indicates that the pamphlet is from the Office of the Agricultural Representative in Altona, Manitoba. The pamphlet provides information about seed potato production, potato diseases, and insect control, and also includes several photographs of potato fields.

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PE003232 - "Simplifying 2, 4-D" pamphlet
Pièce · Jun., 1948
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A pamphlet titled “Simplifying 2, 4-D” by George Knowles from the Division of Field Husbandry and Experimental Farms Service. The pamphlet was published by the Dominion of Canada Department of Agriculture and issued in June 1948. The pamphlet is marked as Publication No. 807 and Circular No. 178. The pamphlet provides information about the chemical, 2,4-D, and attempts to answer inquiries about the product and how it is meant to be used. The topics covered include the various brands available, when to apply 2,4-D, how to apply the chemical, calculating the dosage, how much to apply, and two information tables about the different brands and amounts needed per acre.

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Pièce · 1945
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

A booklet titled “Growing Small Fruits in the Prairie Provinces” by W.R. Leslie, the Superintendent of the Dominion Experimental Station in Morden, Manitoba. The booklet was published by Line Elevators Farm Service in March 1945, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The booklet provides information about the care and maintenance of strawberries, raspberries, bush fruits, blueberries, cranberries, sweetberry honeysuckle, pembinas, and Saskatoon berries among others. Throughout the booklet, there are various photographs of berries, fields, and small plants. On the back of the cover page, there is a list of sponsors. The name "D.J. McFadden" is handwritten in the top right corner.

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Pièce · Apr. 5, 1930
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A small collection of papers mostly about the Slavic Land Office in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The first two letters are addressed to the Davey Brothers in Westbourne, Manitoba, although one is from [J. Topic] at the Slavic Land Office and dated April 5, 1930, and the other is from W.A. Oliver at the W.A. Oliver Agencies dated November 25, 1930. The letters both discuss separate situations of the purchasing and selling of land. The remaining pages are blank listing forms for the Slavic Land Company which was located at 307 Scott Black in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The forms provide space to fill out details such as the number of acres, the farm qualities of acres, price, included equipment, and mortgage details.

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Pièce · Jul., 1936
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A pamphlet titled “How Other Countries Are Helping Their Farmers” from the Saskatchewan C-operative Wheat Producers Limited in Regina, Saskatchewan. The booklet was published in July 1936. The booklet outlines ways that Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Spain, Poland, New Zealand, South Africa, Brazil, Japan, China, the United States, Argentina, Australia, Danubian Countries, and Russia have been assisting their farmers.

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Pièce · Mar., 1945
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Two duplicate booklets titled “Field Crop Insects in the Prairie Provinces.” The booklets were published by Line Elevator Farm Service in March 1945, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This particular issue is listed as Bulletin No. 5. The booklets provide information about different orders of insects such as Orthoptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, and Hymenoptera. Several insects are listed in each order section and the booklet provides advice and methods for dealing with them in crops. Throughout the booklets, there are various photographs and illustrations of different insects. On the back of the cover pages, there is a list of sponsors.

Pièce · Jul., 1949
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Two duplicate pamphlets titled “Beware These Perennial Weeds” by H. A. Craig, the Secretary of the Manitoba Weeds Commission. The pamphlets are listed as Publication No. 224 and were published in July 1949 by the Manitoba Department of Agriculture and Immigration in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The pamphlets provide information and illustrations of various perennial weeds common in Manitoba. One the cover of one of the pamphlets, there is a blue stamp for the Office of the Agricultural Representative in Altona, Manitoba.

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Pièce · [n.d.]
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A small booklet titled “Opportunities for Investments in Sunny Alberta” published by L.R. Harris, a real estate broker in Irvine, Alberta. The booklet discusses options for safe farmland investments in Alberta and justifies land purchases with facts about the climate and soil. The booklet also includes examples of properties available for sale around Irvine, Alberta.

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Pièce · Oct. 24, 1945
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A Canadian Wheat Board permit booklet for the 1945 to 1946 season belonging to Harold J. Seal in Leduc, Alberta. The permit was granted to Harold Seal on October 24, 1945, and expired on December 3, 1946. Harold Seal reported owning an 80-acre farm, 56 acres of which were seeded acres of wheat and oats. Thirteen of those acres were authorized for wheat deliveries. Throughout the booklet are a few handwritten records of deliveries and grain purchases. At the back of the booklet are three pages outlining the Western Grain Regulations for 1945 to 1946.

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Pièce · May, 1952
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

A pamphlet titled “Wild Oat Control by Cultural Methods". The pamphlet is labelled as Circular No. 11 and was published by Line Elevators Farm Service in May 1952, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The pamphlet was prepared by H.J. Mathier and F.J. Greaney. The pamphlet covers topics such as dormancy of wild oats seeds, the viability of seeds buried in the soil, chemical control, fertilizers, and wild oat control among others. On the back of the pamphlet, there is a list of Sponsor Companies.

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Pièce · 1941
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

A booklet titled “An Illustrated Guide to Prairie Weeds” was originally prepared by K.W. Neatby and was then revised and enlarged by F.J. Greaney. This particular issue is listed as Bulletin No. 2. The booklet was published by Line Elevators Farm Service in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The first edition was published in October 1941, and the second edition was published in July 1947. The booklet provides information about various weed families such as buckwheat, mustard, spurge, parsley, milkweed, and plantain. On the back cover page, there is a list of sponsors. On the cover page, "D. J. McFadden" is handwritten in the top right corner.

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Pièce · Jul., 1892
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A cabinet card with a photograph depicting a farmer harvesting grain while being pulled in a cart by three horses. The photograph is captioned “1005, Harvesting Scene in Alberta, Near Calgary.” Underneath the photograph, the photographer’s names “Boorne & May Limited” and the location “Calgary, Alberta” are embossed into the cabinet card.

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