Report of the Secretary 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 333 - 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 675 - And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, Or that the wild beast may break them.
Page 534 - That in order to secure, as far as practicable, uniformity of methods and results in the work of said stations, it shall be the duty of the united States commissioner...
Page 10 - 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 best promote the purposes of this Act.
Page 233 - Chicago for the manufacture of standard prime steam lard: 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 must have proper color, flavor and soundness for keeping, and no material which has been salted must be included.
Page 98 - At the meeting of the Society for the Promotion of Agricultural Science held in New York in August...
Page 67 - A case is mentioned by Dr. Tilton [see Dom. Ency.] of Colonel T. Forest, of Germantown, who, having a fine plum tree near his pump, tied a rope from the tree to his pump handle, so that the tree was gently agitated every time there was occasion to pump water. The consequence was, that the fruit on this tree was preserved in the greatest perfection.
Page 38 - There shall be at the seat of government a Department of Agriculture, the general design and duties of which shall be to acquire and to 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 324 - Report on the experiments made in 1887 in the treatment of the downy mildew and the blackrot of the grape vine, with a chapter on the apparatus for applying remedies for these diseases.

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