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Horticulture.-Courses of four lectures were given at two centres through the University College of Bangor, to an average attendance of 41. In addition, courses of lectures and demonstrations lasting a fortnight each were given at four centres through the University College of Aberystwyth. The average attendance at the lectures was 167 and at the demonstrations 30.
School or other Gardens.—
Training of Elementary School Teachers.
See University College of Wales, Aberystwyth (page 21).
Organisation. The agricultural education work of this county is conducted through the agricultural department of the above college.
School or College.-The above college receives grants from the County Council in respect of county scholars in agriculture, dairying, and horticulture who are sent there.
Agriculture. Three scholarships were granted to farmers' sons to attend the courses at Aberystwyth.
Dairying. Two scholars from this county attended the dairy courses at Aberystwyth.
School or other Gardens.-Gardens were attached to four Elementary Day schools in this county. They were all worked on the collective plot system, and instruction was given to a total number of 35 pupils.
Training of Elementary School Teachers.-A three weeks course in horticulture was held at Aberystwyth during the summer, and was attended by four pupils from this county.
Organisation. The agricultural education work of this county is conducted, except as regards the school teachers' class referred to above, through the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.
School or College.
Agriculture.—Four lectures were given at one centre to an average attendance of 29. Scholarships are also offered to Aberystwyth.
Experimental Farm.-The work conducted at the experimental farm attached to the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, is conducted for the benefit of this county together with others who give it support.
School or other Gardens.-There was one garden attached to a Day school. It was worked on the collective plot system, and instruction was given to 14 pupils.
Training of Elementary School Teachers.-A Saturday class was held during the summer, from March to July, at an Intermediate school, and instruction was given in agriculture by the staff instructor. The number of teachers on the register was 42.
IV. STATEMENT showing the AMOUNT RECEIVED in 1904–1905 and EXCISE) ACT, 1890, and the EXPENDITURE upon
EVENING CONTINUATION SCHOOLS) in 1905-06
(a) Ridgmont Institute, £801. (b) Including Agricultural Experiments. (c) Including Fruit and Cider Institute near Bristol. (h) Agricultural Lectures are given by the staff of included under Dairy Instruction. (n) Expenses of staff only; the lecturers' salaries being included under General Expenditure. (r) Including £1,366 from Capital Account for the (s) Nature Study Classes. (t) Bee Keeping is included under Horticulture. (u) Included Midland Agricultural and Dairy College on Lectures in the County on General Agriculture, These figures refer to Grants returned as being available for use in the year 1906-6, whether received as residue grant in respect of that or the previous year.
from the RESIDUE GRANT under the LOCAL TAXATION (CUSTOMS AGRICULTURAL INSTRUCTION (exclusive of GRANTS to by COUNTY COUNCILS in ENGLAND and WALES.
Fruit Culture. (f) Cumberland and Westmorland Farm School. (g) Grant to the National the Armstrong College in part return for the annual grant of £500. (k) Poultry Keeping is charged to General Expenditure. (p) Farm School, Basing. (9) Agricultural Lectures are new buildings and alterations at the Agricultural and Horticultural College, Holmes Chapel. in Grants to Colleges and Schools. (w) A considerable amount of this was expended by the Horticulture. &c. (y) Poultry Keeping includes Veterinary Science.