Farm grain storage

by E. G. Boerner

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C

Written in English
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  • Grain,
  • Storage

Edition Notes

Statementby E.G. Boerner
SeriesLeaflet / United States. Department of Agriculture -- no. 46, Leaflet (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 46.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25528862M

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