Farm Book, page 93
by Thomas Jefferson

Other grasses,

ashes, while they are a fine manure for clover, destroy broomstraw,
are said to be the only thing which will do it. A. Stuart from J. Rose.

a milch cow (which would fatten to 700. lb) will require for the summer's food 1 3/4 as. of grass which would mow to 3375 lb hay to the acre, or say ground which
would yield 3. ton of hay. 4. Exp. A. 362.


in a stack of hay a year & a half old, a cubic yard weighs 11. Dutchstone. =176 lb Kaim 170.