Annual Report, Volume 20

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Includes abstract of the Proceedings of the county agricultural societies.
 

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Page 99 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, 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...
Page 64 - England in the latter part of the eighteenth and the commencement of the nineteenth century...
Page 370 - Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark...
Page 74 - In Saxony the importance of the principle of selection in regard to merino sheep is so fully recognised, that men follow it as a trade: the sheep are placed on a table and are studied, like a picture by a connoisseur; this is done three times at intervals of months, and the sheep are each time marked and classed, so that the very best may ultimately be selected for breeding.
Page 78 - Not one man in a thousand has accuracy of eye and judgment sufficient to become an eminent breeder. If gifted with these qualities, and he studies his subject for years, and devotes his lifetime to it with indomitable perseverance, he will succeed, and may make great improvements ; if he wants any of these qualities, he will assuredly fail.
Page 13 - ... for the purpose of creating a class of thoroughly practical stewards, or overseers of small estates, who will take the plough in their own hands. At present it is devoted more to teach young men, who own small estates, how to perform every necessary agricultural operation with their own hands. As their practical education is the main object, the greater portion of their time is spent in actual labor on the farm.
Page 203 - The culture was somewhat revived toward the close of the eighteenth and the commencement of the nineteenth centuries, but the vintners paid more attention to the quantity they could produce than the quality of the wine. Wine growers...
Page 30 - Farm was introduced and delivered the following Address of Welcome : Mr. President, and Gentlemen of the...
Page 81 - Having the same summer temperature ; isotheral lines, lines connecting all those places on the surface of the globe which have the same mean summer temperature.
Page 62 - Convention should attempt to control them, and I therefore move to lay the resolution on the table. Mr.

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