Annual Report of the Secretary of the Board of Agriculture, Volume 43
Vols. for 1889-1894, 1906-1912 issued with the Annual report of the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station; vols. for 1895-1905 issued with the Annual report of the Hatch Environment Station of the Massachnusetts Agricultural College.
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Page 159 - Our greatest danger is, that, in the great leap from slavery to freedom, we may overlook the fact that the masses of us are to live by the...
Page 323 - Heap high the farmer's wintry hoard ! Heap high the golden corn ! No richer gift has Autumn poured From out her lavish horn ! Let other lands, exulting, glean The apple from the pine, The orange from its glossy green, The cluster from the vine ; We better love the hardy gift Our rugged vales bestow, To cheer us when the storm shall drift Our harvest-fields with snow.
Page 518 - Ordinary processes of cooking applied to meat which has got contaminated on its surface are probably sufficient to destroy the harmful quality. They would not avail to render wholesome any piece of meat that contained tuberculous matter in its deeper parts.
Page 488 - The plan which I have adopted for applying the test is, substantially that which has been recommended by the Bureau of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture at Washington. DC.
Page 304 - State which might take and claim the benefit of the act, "to the endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object should bo, 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 a manner a<s the Legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes...
Page 159 - No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Page 517 - Tuberculous matter is but seldom found in the meat substance of the carcass ; it is principally found in the organs, membranes and glands. There is reason to believe that tuberculous matter, when present in meat sold to the public, is more commonly due to the contamination of the surface of the meat with material derived from other diseased parts than to disease of the meat itself.
Page 308 - General Court, the Hatch Experiment Station and the State Experiment Station have been consolidated under the name of the Hatch Experiment Station of the Massachusetts Agricultural College. Several new divisions have been created and the scope of others has been enlarged. To the horticultural, has been added the duty of testing varieties of vegetables and seeds. The chemical has been divided, and a new division, " Foods and Feeding,
Page 26 - No doubt intellectual training is to be prized. But practical knowledge is necessary to make it available. The experience gained from books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning ; but the experience gained from actual life is wisdom ; and an ounce of the latter is worth a pound of the former.