Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
The Results of Fertilizer Experimentation on the Riggs Farm Mangel Field Carried Out by Jno Riggs, Merton, Ontario


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
William Riggs holds two photographs showing his son John Riggs standing in fields of mangels. Under the guidance of William's father, Jno Riggs, one field had been treated with fertilizer, the other has not.

Inscriptions:
Left-Hand Picture: "Experiment on mangels conducted by Jno Riggs Esq Merton Ont. Yield per acre 637 bushels."
Right-Hand Picture: ""Experiment on mangels conducted by Jno Riggs Esq Merton Ont. Yield per acre=1052 bushels."
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
TTJPB000705
Collection:
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4108 Longitude: -79.74035
Recommended Citation:
The Results of Fertilizer Experimentation on the Riggs Farm Mangel Field Carried Out by Jno Riggs, Merton, Ontario
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Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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The Results of Fertilizer Experimentation on the Riggs Farm Mangel Field Carried Out by Jno Riggs, Merton, Ontario


William Riggs holds two photographs showing his son John Riggs standing in fields of mangels. Under the guidance of William's father, Jno Riggs, one field had been treated with fertilizer, the other has not.