Yearbook of Agriculture

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1889 - Agriculture

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Page 10 - It shall be the duty of each of said stations, annually, on or before the first day of February, to make to the governor of the state or territory in which it is located a full and detailed report of its operations, including a statement of receipts and expenditures ; a copy of which report shall be sent to each of said stations, to the said commissioner of agriculture, and to the secretary of the treasury of the United States.
Page 331 - The term as generally used includes a number of diseases which are quite distinct from each other. It is not, however, the purpose of this paper to enter into a discussion of the...
Page 231 - Standard prime steam lard shall be solely the product of the trimmings and other fat parts of hogs, rendered in tanks by the direct application of steam, and without subsequent change in grain or character by the use of agitators or other machinery except as such change may unavoidably come from transportation. It shall have proper color, flavor, and soundness for keeping, and no material which has been salted shall be included.
Page 98 - At the meeting of the Society for the Promotion of Agricultural Science held in New York in August...
Page 9 - That in order to secure, as far as practicable, uniformity of methods and results in the work of said stations...
Page 540 - ... it shall be the duty of the United States commissioner of agriculture to furnish forms, as far as practicable, for the tabulation of results of investigation or experiments; to indicate, from time to time, such lines of inquiry as to him shall seem most important; and in general, to furnish such advice and assistance as will be"st promote the purposes of this act.
Page 38 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with Agriculture, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate and distribute among the people, new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 536 - ... of natural science as may tend to promote a knowledge of practical agriculture and the various arts subservient thereto." Owing to other provisions of the will, it was not deemed advisable to begin the formation of the Bussey Institution earlier than 1870. In the same year the trustees of the Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture granted to the corporation of Harvard College a considerable sum "for the support of a laboratory and for experiments in agricultural chemistry, to be conducted...
Page 324 - No. 5. Report on the Experiments made in 1887 in the Treatment of the Downy Mildew and the Black-rot of the Grape Vine; with a chapter on the Apparatus for Applying Remedies for these Diseases.
Page 2 - Two, one hundred and ten thousand copies for the use of the Senate, three hundred and sixty thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives, and thirty thousand copies' for the use of the Department of Agriculture, the illustrations for the same to be executed under the supervision of the Public Printer, in accordance with...

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