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TO THB EDITOR. , ■ fiXß»— Thtro are some meo who kaow tTtcything, and In thels owa orais Ignoftooe g«t themselves up to know more than, those who -have made a life long . itudj of A labjeot. Thes3 tame ladiytz- datls are 60 ful of their own oonper *, that they will not even read a inbjeot, , .bat, even If they did it is net tob^tx jpoted tin one ray of light woald ever 'penetrate their skulls. For when a m»n telil JOO that lime Is not reqnlred In potato gt owing he at odo3 sett h mself np M superior Id knowledne on the 1a 1 j pt -.. to. those who h*ve read papars on potato growing before the leading Agricultural Societies of Eoglaud. and In whtoh the leaden lay that a m xture of 8 tons of lime and 3 owt of silt is the best manure that can be pat on the gcoand for pota o gfowiog If ih-:ae farmers are so saiisfid ' 'to the contrary they thonll write to the Boyal Agrloaltaral Society asserting that ~ tfct papers prevloaaly read were wrong J stisa I ' throw aoma light on the importan; qaeation of potato growing. Many Irlth r farmers, iay that m the rotation of crop? 'the land is limed for the potatoes to the i- Extent ot 4 or 5 tons of lime per aore. ftfter whloh a wjeat crop is takeu oflj and one woald talnk that oar knowing laYrnetl will allow that they do grow some potatoes In Ireland, and that In all these .-- jaars thsy have found oat whloh Is the Ms* w»y to grow them, even If oar fstmeri think that they ban set those ■Weight who Have devoted a few years to the ittbjer. and take apon themselves to 7 Ini a pr'si essay to the leading farmers "^England. Yoors, eta, B. F. Weight

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POTATO GROWING AFTER SOME FARMERS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2184, 27 July 1889

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POTATO GROWING AFTER SOME FARMERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2184, 27 July 1889