Farming Advice: Growing Big Cucumber Crops, Clipped Chicken Wings and Buying Calves at Auction

Farming advice from MOTHER and her readers, including gardening tips for growing big cucumber crops, clipping chicken wings and buying calves at auction.

| July/August 1977

MOTHER EARTH NEWS readers share their farming advice, fun tips and country folklore, including growing big cucumber crops, clipping chicken wings and buying calves at auction.

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