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David F. Houston

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Barley, where it succeeds, yields a larger weight of feed per acre than any other small grain crop.


— David F. Houston


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Buckwheat may be planted later than any similar crop, and often does well on old meadows or waste land that can be broken after the more exacting crops are planted.


— David F. Houston


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In the southern half of the country perhaps no crop has larger possibilities for quick increase of production of food for both men and animals than the sweet potato.


— David F. Houston


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It is obvious that the greatest and most important service that is required of our agriculture under existing conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops.


— David F. Houston


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One could drive a prairie schooner through any part of his argument and never scrape against a fact.


— David F. Houston


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Rice at present prices provides more food for the money than most of the other cereals.


— David F. Houston


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The duty of the individual farmer, at this time, is to increase his production, particularly of food crops.


— David F. Houston


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The high food value of field beans and the shortage of supply due to the light yields of 1915 and 1916 render them of great importance in the regions to which they are adapted.


— David F. Houston


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The most effective step that may be taken to increase the production of these crops is to enlarge the acreage devoted to them in the regions where they are grown habitually.


— David F. Houston


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The older, thinner, and less productive grass lands, however, frequently can be made to produce much larger yields of feed in corn than if left, as they are, in unproductive grass.


— David F. Houston


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In 1905 he returned to UT to become that institution's president serving until 1908. He puDavid F. Houstond for easier credit for farmers and urged them to produce less. Under President William McKinley he was on the board of visitors of the United States Military Academy at West Point.

David Franklin Houston (February 17 1866 – September 2 1940) was an American academic businessman and politician.

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