Annual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture, Volume 42

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Page 22 - ... the chemical composition of useful plants at their different stages of growth ; the comparative advantages of rotative cropping as pursued under a varying series of crops; the capacity of new plants or trees for acclimation ; the analysis of soils and water ; the chemical composition of manures, natural or artificial...
Page 22 - ... and water; the chemical composition of manures, natural or artificial, with experiments designed to test their comparative effects on crops of different kinds; the adaptation and value of grasses and forage plants; the composition and digestibility of the different kinds of food for domestic animals; the scientific and economic questions involved in the production of butter and cheese; and such other researches or experiments bearing directly on the agricultural industry of the United States...
Page 149 - As additional check on the value of each ration, all the cows were weighed each year at the beginning of the experiment and at the end of each feeding period.
Page 22 - That it shall be the object and duty of said experiment stations to conduct original researches or verify experiments on the physiology of plants and animals; the diseases to which they are severally subject, with the remedies for the same; the chemical composition of useful plants at their different stages of growth; the comparative advantages of rotative cropping as pursued under a varying series of crops; the capacity of new plants or trees for acclimation; the analysis of soils and...
Page 355 - To develop a better and higher manhood and womanhood among ourselves. To enhance the comforts and attractions of our homes, and strengthen our attachments to our pursuits. To foster mutual understanding and co-operation. To maintain inviolate our laws, and to emulate each other in labor, to hasten the good time coming.
Page 107 - Copper mixture of Gironde, Bordeaux mixture. — Original formula. — Dissolve 16 pounds of sulphate of copper in 22 gallons of water ; in another vessel slake 30 pounds of lime in 6 gallons of water. When the latter mixture has cooled it is slowly poured into the copper solution, care being taken to mix the fluids thoroughly by constant stirring.
Page 209 - This work is under the immediate direction of the "Joint Committee for Agricultural Work," provided for in chapter 68 of the Public Laws of 1913, and amended by chapter 223 of the Public Laws of 1917, and the report is made in accordance with the requirements of the act of Congress, approved March 2, 1887, and known as the Hatch Act. Very respectfully, Director.
Page 318 - No vinegar shall be sold as apple, orchard, or cider vinegar which is not the legitimate product of pure apple juice, known as apple cider, or vinegar not made exclusively of said apple cider, or vinegar into which foreign...
Page 443 - The Treasurer shall collect and hold all funds of the Society, and pay •out the same only on the order of the Secretary, countersigned by the President.
Page 107 - ... nearest the surface. This is best done in running water; if such is not at hand, a bath may be substituted, the water of which needs frequent change. Timber so treated, like raft- timber, will season more quickly, and is known to be more durable. If practicable, the application of boiling water or steam is an advantage in leeching out the sap.

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