The American sugar industry; a practical manual on the production of sugar beets and sugar cane, and on the manufacture of sugar therefrom... by Herbert Myrick [book]

Herbert Myrick, William Carter Stubbs
1899 unpublished
Irrigation-Harvesting-Storing beets-Feeding and storing beet pulp, tops and molasses. CiiAiTER IV-COMMERCIAL ASPECTS OF THE BEET SUGAR INDUSTRY-Cost and profits of beet culture-Actual recent experience of practical farmers in raising beets on a large and small scale-How the industry employs and pays labor -Ito manifold advantages-The brilliant promise to capital, provided the American market is reserved for American sugar-How to start a factory, its location, requirem.ents, equipment,
more » ... t, etc. -Cautions to all new to the industry. PART FOUR-PROGRESS IN AMERICA'S SUGAR INDUSTRY SINCE 1896. CiiArxER I-DEVELOPMENT EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI-As to New England-Remarkable conditions in the state of New York, which bids fair to be a hotbed of the industry-Splendid prospects in Michigan, a great sugar state-Pennsylvania and Ohio-The middle south-Indiana and Illinois-Michigan's and Wisconsin's peculiar qualifications for beet culture and sugar making. National legislation favorable to the development of our domestic sugar-producing industry was enacted by the Congress during the summer of 1897. This was followed by a phenomenal interest in America's domestic sugar industry, which, however, gave way to uncertainty with the advent of the Spanish war and the problems raised thereby. Provided those problems are now solved with due regard for American interests, it only needs proper direction and right management to secure for the United States large and permanent good from a vast development of its domestic sugar-producing industry.
doi:10.5962/bhl.title.24838 fatcat:nl4ejw5dvndkto25hh4xmggagy