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Graber, Laurence F. Mister Alfalfa
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Graber, Laurence F. Mister Alfalfa

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(032456) Graber, Laurence F. Mister Alfalfa. Madison, WI: Published By The Author, 1976. 1st Edition. Paperback. 8vo. 521, xi pages. Good+ with no DJ. B&W Illustrations. Covers slightly soiled. Spine has light crease. Front cover has a light diagonal crease. In 1887, Professor Laurence F. Graber was born on a nearby Mineral Point farm about three miles southwest of this location. In 1910, he began his career as an agronomy instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was given the responsibility of increasing alfalfa acreage throughout the state. Graber received his doctorate from the University of Chicago and became an eminent agricultural scientist. He helped to develop superior winter hardy varieties of alfalfa seed and discovered new methods for planting and pasture renovation (Agronomists, Alfalfa)




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