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Dairy farmers say that the Early Amber Cane is the most valuable fodder plant in existence for their use. It is profitably grown anywhere from Manitoba to Mexico, on any good corn ground, and is but little affected by drouth. It is of the very best quality, being sweet, tender, nutritious, and greedily eaten by catte, horses and hogs. Dairymen find that the cows will give more and richer milk from its use, and it is claimed that ten tons of green fodder have been grown per acre. Sow 100 pounds per acre for best results. Price subject to market change. Per lb. 20c, 3 lbs. 50c postpaid: by freight, 10 lbs. 50c, 25 lbs. 85c, 100 lbs. $[2.5?], 500 lbs. or more @ $2.25.
KENNEY' S IMPROVED AMBER CANE-Mr. Kenney, who originated and introduced the Minnesota Amber Cane about twenty-five years ago, has been quietly at work, selecting and improving it all these years, and we are pleased to offer seed of his own growing this year. This seed was grown in Central Minnesota, and we recommend it as the earliest and best. Per lb. 25c, 3 lbs. 65c, postpaid; by freight, 10 lbs, $1.00, 25 lbs. $2.00; 50 lbs. $3.00; 100 lbs. $5.00.

Coffee Berry - Also Called Soy Beans.
During recent years this variety has been sold under the name of German Coffee Berry at extremely high prices, but we prefer to offer it under its correct name. When roasted and ground it closely resembles coffee and tastes quite similar. Some mix half and half with coffee when using and claim it is superior. It is a valuable fodder variety either for feeding green or for the silo. Like the clovers it is a soil improver, deriving its nitrogen from the air. Plant in drills 2 or 3 feet apart and 1 foot between plants. Pkt. 5c, lb. 30c, 3 lbs. 75c, postpaid; by freight, pk. $1.00, bu. (50 lbs.) $3.50.

The only one of our native plants furnishing food for wild fowl, ducks, geese, etc., which is an article of commerce. Pkt. 5c, lb. 40c, 3 lbs. $1.00; by freight, 10 lbs. or more @ 20c.

This is a fodder plant, yielding two crops of fodder during the season. It grows from 5 to 6 feet high. The stalks keep green and are brittle and juicy, not hardening like other varieties of sorghum, making excellent fodder, either green or dried. There is no failure about it, as it possesses the quality that all the tribe possess, of waiting for rain without any loss of capacity to yield. The grain is valuable for feeding to poultry and will make a flour that is like wheat. Pkt. 5c, lb. 20c,3 lbs. 50c; by freight, peck 50c, bu. (50 lbs.) $1.50, 2 bu. or more @ $1.25, 5 bu. or more @ $1.10.

Claimed by many practical growers to be an improvement on Kaffir corn, as it is a surer crop in unfavorable seasons. Produces a large crop of fodder which is of very good quality. Seed white and nearly flat. It yields a good grain crop also. Three to four pounds will plant an acre in drills, 40 to 50 lbs. broadcast. Pkt. 5c, lb. 25c, 3 lbs. 60c; by freight, pk. 75c, bu. (50 lbs.) $2.50, 2 bu. or more @ $2.25.

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A most valuable plant for soils containing alkali and for all regions subjected to prolonged drouth. It is highly desirable to furnish forage during the hot, dry summer months in our western and southern states. Not hardy in the north. The past few seasons in California have been so dry that the special value of this plant has been most strongly demonstrated. The plant needs some little moisture to start it into growth, but when once started will make a strong growth during the hottest and driest weather. There is no danger of it becoming a troublesome weed, as it is very easily eradicated when cut off below the soil or turned under with a plow. Per packet 5c, ounce 15c, 1/4 pound 35c, pound $1.25, postpaid.

For the northern states there is no crop of greater value than Field Peas, and none is more neglected, which can only be attributed to a lack of knowledge as to its merits. Like all leguminous crops, peas have the power of extracting nitrogen from the air, and the soil is richer in nitrogen than before the peas were sown upon it. It is a nutritious food and relished by all kinds of farm animals.
SCOTCH BEAUTY.-Best blue field peas. Will yield an immense crop. Superior quality. Per pk. 60c, bu. $2.25, 2 bu. or more @ $2.00.
WHITE CANADA.-More used than any other. Per pk. 60c, bu. $2.00, 2 bu. or more @ $1.75.
Ask for special prices on Field Peas in large lots.


The most popular and profitable forage plant in existence. The demand for Dwarf Essex Rape is increasing four-fold every year, and everywhere it gives the greatest satisfaction. It is easily grown everywhere and is unsurpassed as a forage plant for hogs, cattle or sheep. They eat it greedily and seem to prefer it to any other pasture during the summer and until late in the fall or early winter. It is usually sown in June, July or August with corn or potatoes, or on well prepared land alone for summer and fall pasture. Makes a wonderfully productive pasture for sheep, hogs or cattle, and they gain flesh so rapidly that they soon "weigh like lead." While it is the ideal food for sheep, still it is of equal value for hogs and cattle, as they are very fond of it. It is extremely cheap, having yielded twenty tons of fodder per acre. The United States Department of Agriculture claims that it adds greatly to the fertility of the soil for the following grain crop. Our stock is the true Dwarf Essex imported by us in carload lots direct from the best grower in England. Beware of low prices on rape seed this year, as some unscrupulous dealers last year substituted German rape which can be sold at less than half price, but it goes quickly to seed and is worthless for forage purposes. Every one of our customers was pleased last year. Per pkt. 5c, lb. 30c, 3 lbs. 75c, postpaid; by freight, 5 lbs. 50c, 10 lbs. 85c, 25 lbs. $1.75, 100 lbs. $6.00. Ask for circular on growing rape.

We make quite a specialty of this, supplying thousands of broomcorn growers in all parts of the United States with seed.
DWARF EMERALD.-Is the result of a cross between Dwarf Evergreen and California Golden. Stalk is short and its one object seems to be to produce long perfect shaped brush in the shortest possible time. Very productive. Lb. 30c. 3 lbs. 75c; by freight 10 lbs. $[?.50], 25 lbs. $3.00, 100 lbs. $9.00.
CALIFORNIA GOLDEN.-Has been carefully selected and improved so that the brush is straight and long. Per lb. 25c, 3 lbs. 65c; by freight, 10 lbs. 60c, 25 lbs. $1.25, 100 lbs. $4.00.
AUSTRALIAN.- Makes the most even and perfect shaped hurl brush of any variety that we have ever seen. Per lb. 30c, 3 lbs. 75c; by freight, 10 lbs. $1.25, 25 lbs. $2.00, 100 lbs. $6.00.
TENNESSEE EVERGREEN.- More largely grown in western states than any other. Lb. 25c, 3 lbs. 65c; by freight, 10 lbs. 65c, 25 lbs. $1.40, 100 lbs, $4.50.
DWARF.-Popular in some sections. Matures late. Lb. 25c, 3 lbs. 65c; by freight, 10 lbs. 75c, 25 lbs. $1.50, 100 lbs. $5.00.
MISSOURI EVERGREEN.-Has coarser brush than the Tennessee and is therefore desirable for making heavy brooms. Lb. 25c, 3 lbs. 65c; by freight, 10 lbs. 60c, 25 lbs. $1.25, 100 lbs. $3.50.

The seed can be sown early in April or any time thereafter until midsummer. It grows to the height of 3 to 4 feet, and is so covered with small whorls of leaves that the name of Thousand Headed Kale has been given it. It will yield a much larger crop than the Dwarf Essex Rape as it branches out from the bottom, grows very rapidly and is greatly relished by hogs, cattle and sheep. The plant is not affected by drouth. Pkt. 10c, 1/4 lb. 25c, lb.75c, postpaid; By exp., 5 lb. or more @ 50c lb.

The largest sunflower. This is without a doubt one of the best paying crops that can be raised. Seeds are the best of food for poultry and much cheaper to raise than corn. Pkt. 5c, lb. [2?]c, 3 lbs. 55c; by frt. 10 lbs. 70c, bu. $1.50.



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