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Page 14 - That it shall be the object and duty of said experiment stations to conduct original researches or verify experiments on the physiology of plants and animals; The diseases to which they are severally subject, with the remedies for the same; The chemical composition of useful plants at their different stages of growth; The comparative advantages of rotative cropping as pursued under a varying series of crops; The capacity of new plants or trees for acclimation; The analysis of soils and water; The...
Page 14 - That in order to aid in acquiring and diffusing among the people of the United States useful and practical information on subjects connected with agriculture, and to promote scientific investigation and experiment respecting the principles and applications of agricultural science...
Page 10 - ... without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the Legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.
Page 19 - States as may in each case be deemed advisable, having due regard to the varying conditions and needs of the respective States or Territories.
Page 10 - If any portion of the fund invested, as provided by the foregoing section, or any portion of the interest thereon, shall, by any action or contingency, be diminished or lost, it shall be replaced by the State to which it belongs...
Page 10 - ... moneys which may be received therefrom, shall be paid by the States to which they may belong, out of the treasury of said States, so that the entire proceeds of the sale of said lands shall be applied without any diminution whatever to the purposes hereinafter mentioned.
Page 11 - Fourth. An annual report shall be made regarding the progress of each college, recording any improvements and experiments made, with their cost and results, and such other matters, including State industrial and economical statistics, as may be supposed useful; one copy of which shall be transmitted by mail [free], by each, to all the other colleges which may be endowed under the provisions of this act [7 USCS 301 et seq.], and also one copy to the Secretary of the Interior.
Page 16 - The grants of moneys authorized by this Act are made subject to the legislative assent of the several States and Territories to the purpose of said grants...
Page 16 - That payments of such installments of the appropriation herein made as shall become due to any State before the adjournment of the regular session of legislature meeting next after the passage of this act shall be made upon the assent of the governor thereof, duly certified to the Secretary of the Treasury.
Page 7 - ... charged with collecting and diffusing information, and enabled by premiums, and small pecuniary aids, to encourage and assist a spirit of discovery and improvement. This species of establishment contributes doubly to the increase of improvement, by stimulating to enterprise and experiment, and by drawing to a common centre the results everywhere of individual skill and observation, and spreading them thence over the whole nation. Experience accordingly has shown, that they are very cheap instruments...

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