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Title:
The Old farmer's almanac : calculated on a new and improved plan for the year of our Lord 2004.
Author:
Thomas, Robert Bailey, 1766-1846.
Publication Information:
Dublin, NH : Yankee Pub., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
256 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
"Fitted for Boston and the New England states, with special corrections and calculations to answer for all the United States."

"Established in 1792 by Robert B. Thomas."

"No.CCXI."
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781571982971
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, The Old Farmer"s Almanac is back for 2004 with its signature mix of timeless wisdom and timely predictions. Chock-full of useful information and classic wit, this new and improved edition features articles and charts that are now organized by category for quick and easy reference - weather, gardening, food, and more. With a distribution of 4 million copies annually, The Old Farmer"s Almanac is one of America"s favorite traditions. Added value this year The 2004 Old Farmer"s Almanac features a spectacular full-color gardening insert with 32 pages of beautifully illustrated feature articles, tips, charts, and more! Publicity Look for Almanac editors touring in more than twenty major markets nationwide, including New York, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Washington, D.C., Denver, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Tampa, Hartford, St. Louis, Oklahoma City, Boston, Des Moines, and Baltimore. Log on to www.almanac.com. The Old Farmer"s Almanac Web site generates more than 1.4 million page views per month. Visitors can customize the home page to see weather forecasts as well as sun, moon, and tide data adjusted for the location of their choice.


Table of Contents

Gardening
The Easiest-Ever Edible Gardenp. 96
Frosts and Growing Seasonsp. 103
Outdoor Planting Tablep. 104
Gardening by the Moon's Signp. 189
Holidays
What's So Special About May 5?p. 74
Home Remedies
How to Feel Good All Overp. 140
Husbandry
Gestation and Mating Tablep. 166
Nature
Creatures That Live on Bloodp. 106
News
Consumer Tastes & Trendsp. 10
Weather
A Special Report: Where's the Rain?p. 112
Calendar
Calendar Pagesp. 44
Calendars, 2003-2005p. 208
Chronological Cyclesp. 42
Erasp. 42
Farmer's Calendar Essaysp. 45
Fishing Days, Bestp. 32
Frosts and Growing Seasonsp. 103
Holidays and Observancesp. 72
Movable Feasts and Fastsp. 42
Religious Observancesp. 45
Seasonsp. 39
Astrology
Astrological Timetablep. 190
Gardening by the Moon's Signp. 189
Moon's Place in the Astrological Zodiacp. 189
Secrets of the Zodiacp. 188
Miscellany
Catalog Emporiump. 24
Classified Advertisingp. 197
Index to Advertisersp. 202
The Old Farmer's General Storep. 191
A Reference Compendiump. 209
Astronomy
How to Use This Almanacp. 39
Aphelion, Earth atp. 42
Astronomical Glossaryp. 84
Calendar Pagesp. 44
Chronological Cyclesp. 42
Conjunctionsp. 42
Day, Length ofp. 40
Daylight Saving Timep. 39
Earthquakes, Predictingp. 43
Eclipsesp. 90
Key Lettersp. 40
Meteor Showers, Principalp. 90
Perihelion, Earth atp. 42
Seasonsp. 39
Time Correctionsp. 170
Twilight (length of)p. 92
Moon
Agep. 41
Astronomical Placep. 41
Fishing Days, Bestp. 32
Full Dates, 2004-2008p. 90
Phases ofp. 44
Rise and set timesp. 41
Planets, Visible
Venusp. 78
Rise and set timesp. 94
Symbols forp. 42
Stars
Risings and Settingsp. 88
Transit Timesp. 88
Sun
Declinationp. 41
Rise and set timesp. 40
Sundials, how to usep. 40
Sun Fastp. 40
Tides
At Bostonp. 41
Calculatingp. 41
Correctionsp. 168
Glossaryp. 92