Annual Report of the Commissioner and the Board of Agriculture and Immigration

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141 페이지 - 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, in such manner as the Legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the...
142 페이지 - Territory shall be twenty-five thousand dollars to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural, and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction...
175 페이지 - That in order to aid in acquiring and diffusing among the people of the United States useful and practical information on subjects connected with agriculture, and to promote scientific investigation and experiment respecting the principles and applications of agricultural science...
198 페이지 - The broken stone is only to preserve the under road from moisture, and not at all to support the vehicles, the weight of which must be really borne by the native soil, which, while preserved dry, will carry any weight, and does, in fact, carry the stone road itself as well as the vehicles upon it.
9 페이지 - GENTLEMEN : I have the honor to present the following report of the work done...
119 페이지 - ... half bushels of wheat per acre, produce now over thirty bushels. For these reasons, the recent practical writers in the Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, pronounce that, while there is no profit in growing sheep in England simply for their mutton and wool, sheep husbandry is still an indispensable necessity, as the sole means of keeping up the land. " Experience in the United States leads to similar conclusions. Mr. Stilson of Wisconsin, by keeping sheep, is able to raise...
14 페이지 - There have been found, tested and developed, immense deposits of minerals richer than in any other land. The coke from her immense coal fields is higher in fixed carbon and more valuable for smelting than any other, and has been carried hundreds of miles by rail to make cheap iron in other States. Her irons for steel, for cannon, for car-wheels, for stoves, etc., have been given upon test the highest place.
140 페이지 - ... my visit, made a picture not soon to fade from the memory. The little hamlet of Hohenheim contained, in 1875, including students, about three hundred inhabitants and thirty families. The palace contains a hundred and twenty rooms for students, besides ample space for all the purposes of the school. The general studies include the elementary mathematics, with trigonometry and descriptive geometry, physics and chemistry, and the natural sciences which apply in farming, fruit and forest culture,...
128 페이지 - The mechanical condition of any fertilizing material, simple or compound, deserves the most serious consideration of farmers when articles of a similar chemical character are offered for their choice. The degree of pulverization controls, almost without exception, under similar conditions, the rate of solubility, and the more or less rapid diffusion of the different articles of plant food throughout the soil.
145 페이지 - ... judgment and of wide ^scientific knowledge, is that of tilling the ground and feeding cattle. The problems of agriculture are scientific problems of the highest difficulty and complexity. The question how, under given conditions, to feed a beast in the cheapest and best way is one which involves the most profound physiological considerations; is one which can only be satisfactorily answered by prolonged and exact experimental inquiries. The adequate preparation of the...

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