Guide to better on-farm demonstrations
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Published by The Fund in [Saskatchewan] .
Written in English


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StatementSaskatchewan Agriculture Development Fund.
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL550035M
ISBN 100886564972
LC Control Number96131139

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