Publications of the Maine Agricultural Experiment Station

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Page 185 - An Act for preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded, or poisonous, or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes...
Page 334 - June 30, 1902; that we have found the same well kept and classified as above, and that the receipts for the year from the Treasurer of the United States...
Page 188 - Maple sirup is sirup made by the evaporation of maple sap or by the solution of maple concrete, and contains not more than thirty-five (35) per cent of water and weighs not less than eleven (11) pounds to the gallon (231 cu. in.).
Page 91 - ... or trade mark under which the article is sold, the name of the manufacturer or shipper, the place of manufacture, the place of business and a chemical analysis stating the...
Page 68 - ... exclusively on the substances, nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash, which are comparatively costly and steady in price. The trade-value per pound of these ingredients is reckoned from the current market prices of the standard articles which furnish them to commerce.
Page 66 - insoluble phosphoric acid" of a high cost commercial fertilizer has little or no value to the purchaser because at the usual rate of application the quantity is too small to make any perceptible effect upon the crop, and because its presence in the fertilizer excludes an equal amount of more needful and valuable constituents. Potash in commercial fertilizers exists chiefly as muriates and sulphates. With potash the form does not exert so great an influence upon availability as is the case with nitrogen...
Page 64 - No. 8 of the Office of Experiment Stations of the US Department of Agriculture. A...
Page 1 - Dealers may base their guarantees upon tests conducted by themselves, their agents, or by the Director of the Maine Agricultural Experiment Station: Provided, That such tests shall be made under such conditions as the said Director may prescribe.
Page 172 - ... when the food is all coarse. This is a very important fact and should be taken advantage of, at the time when the young things are most susceptible to rapid growth. But the development must be moderate during the first few weeks. The digestive organs must be kept in normal condition by the partial use of hard foods, and the gizzard must not be deprived of its legitimate work and allowed to become weak by disuse. By the time the chicks are 5 or 6 weeks old, the small broken grains are discontinued...
Page 91 - concentrated commercial feedingstuffs," as used in this act, .shall include linseed meals, cottonseed meals, pea meals, cocoanut meals, gluten meals, gluten feeds, maize feeds, starch feeds, sugar feeds, dried brewer's grains, malt sprouts, hominy feeds, cerealine feeds, rice meals, oat feeds, corn and oat chops...

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