The 1930 Agricultural Outlook For California (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The 1930 Agricultural Outlook for CaliforniaAccording to the Federal Outlook Report the apple industry of the United States has made a considerable recovery from the disturbed conditions which accompanied the rapid and excessive expansion of commercial plantings in the Northwest and other sections about 20 years ago. The drastic adjustments which followed this period of over-planting ...
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ave gradually placed the industry on a sounder economic basis. There are still sufficient young trees in commercial orchards, however, to maintain production at a high level for a period of years, and in seasons when weather and other growing conditions are especially favorable production will be so heavy as to be burden some.In 33 of the states which produce over 90 per cent of the United States apple crop, 25 to 30 per cent of the trees in commercial orchards were less than 9 years old at the beginning of 1928, and 65 to 70 per cent were less than 19 years old. In View of this proportion of young trees in commercial orchards together with the general tendencies toward an increased bearing life and an increased productive capacity per tree, owing to improved orchard manage ment and to the larger proportion of orchards on better locations. It seems reasonable to expect a further increase in commercial produc tion for several years. This prospective increase in commercial pro duction, however, will be partially offset by the declining production in family orchards, which contain nearly one-third of the apple trees in the United States.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.