The Old Farmer's Almanac 2003

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2003

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571982704
Publisher: Yankee Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2002
Edition description: 2003
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.84(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Weather Forecasts
Forecasting the Almanac Weather43
General Weather Forecast138
U.S. Weather Regions Map139
Regional Forecasts140
1.New England140
2.Greater New York--New Jersey141
3.Middle Atlantic Coast142
4.Piedmont and Southeast Coast143
5.Florida144
6.Upstate New York145
7.Greater Ohio Valley146
8.Deep South147
9.Chicago and Southern Great Lakes148
10.Northern Great Plains--Great Lakes149
11.Central Great Plains150
12.Texas--Oklahoma151
13.Rocky Mountains152
14.Desert Southwest153
15.Pacific Northwest154
16.California155
Features
To Patrons6
Consumer Tastes & Trends10
Amusements
Mr. Smith's Maddening Mind-Manglers204
How to Tell When Someone's Lying206
Winning Essays210
Anecdotes and Pleasantries248
Anniversaries
The Far-Out Idea That Fed a Nation162
Across the Country in 90 Days (or Less)170
Was This Man Wronged by the Wright Brothers?178
The Towns That Hosted the World184
Astronomy
Red Alert: Mars to Skim By Earth92
Folklore
The Art of Reading Tea Leaves158
Food
Winning Recipes212
North America's Only Native Grain214
The Case of the Fluky Fruit220
Gardening
Grow Vegetables Your Neighbors Won't Recognize104
Frosts and Growing Seasons113
Outdoor Planting Table114
The Man Who Invented Parks116
Beware the Whispering Willows122
Gardening by the Moon's Sign223
Home Remedies
Why Carpenters Should Always Have a Potato in Their Pocket98
Holidays
A Forest of Facts About Arbor Day190
Husbandry
Uncanny Facts About Goats192
Gestation and Mating Table197
Nature
The Scary Truth About Earwigs128
Sports
The Most Perfect Swimmer198
Best Fishing Days203
Weather
A Spicy Account of (Quite Possibly) the Worst Day in Weather History132
Does It Feel Warmer?156
Calendar
Calendar pages44
Calendars, 2002-2004256
Chronological Cycles42
Eras42
Farmer's Calendar essays45
Fishing Days, Best203
Frosts and Growing Seasons113
Glossary of Almanac Oddities74
Holidays and Observances72
Movable Feasts and Fasts42
Religious Observances45
Seasons39
Astrology
Astrological Timetable224
Gardening by the Moon's Sign223
Moon's Place in the Astrological Zodiac223
Secrets of the Zodiac222
Miscellany
Catalog Emporium23
Classified Advertising240
Get Out Your Camera102
Index to Advertisers246
The Old Farmer's General Store235
A Reference Compendium257
Astronomy
How to Use This Almanac39
Aphelion, Earth at42
Astronomical Glossary80
Calendar pages44
Chronological Cycles42
Conjunctions42
Day, Length of40
Daylight Saving Time39
Earthquakes, Predicting43
Eclipses86
Key Letters40
Meteor Showers, Principal86
Perihelion, Earth at42
Seasons39
Time Corrections226
Twilight (length of)88
Moon
Age40
Astronomical Place41
Best Fishing Days203
Full Dates, 2003-200786
Phases of44
Rise and set times44
Planets
Mars92
Rise and set times90
Symbols for42
Stars
Risings and Settings84
Transit Times84
Sun
Declination41
Rise and set times44
Sundials, how to use40
Sun Fast40
Tides
At Boston41
Calculating41
Corrections232
Glossary88

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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2003 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I changed my mind on this one. At first i wasn't sure it was scientifically based, then i found out it was very scientific. I like the Best Fishing Days chart based on lunar positions.