Annual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture, Volume 19, Part 1865

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Reports for 1862-66 include reports of the Ohio Pomological Society.
 

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Page 39 - ... that a sum, not exceeding ten per centum upon the amount received by any State under the provisions of this act, may be expended for the purchase of lands for sites or experimental farms, whenever authorized by the respective legislatures of said States.
Page 51 - 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 67 - First, If any portion of the fund invested as provided by the foregoing section, or any portion of the interest thereon, shall, by any action or contingency, be diminished or lost, it shall be replaced by the State to which it belongs...
Page 260 - A merchant is accustomed to employ his money chiefly in profitable projects; whereas a mere country gentleman is accustomed to employ it chiefly in expence. The one often sees his money go from him and return to him again with a profit: the other, when once he parts with it, very seldom expects to see any more of it. Those different habits naturally affect their temper and disposition in every sort of business. A merchant is commonly a bold; a...
Page 38 - These parasites are either funrji or alg&, and are composed of simple sporules, germs, or cells, or of cells arranged in rows or groups, which are so minute as to require the microscope for their recognition. Fungi are the most numerous of all plants in regard to genera and species, and their growth is associated with serious injury both to animal and vegetable life. It is not, however, always easy to determine whether they are the direct cause of disease, or whether the diseased tissue has merely...
Page 612 - The reports of the secretary and treasurer were read and accepted. The report of the committee appointed on preservation of the transactions was received from Dr. Coulter and the matter referred to the executive committee. "A !New Operation for Cleft Palate
Page 97 - ... likely to accrue, from the improved mode of raising the crop, or of improving the soil, or stock, or of the fabrication of the articles thus offered, with the intention that the premium shall be given for the most economical mode of improvement...
Page 260 - ... ways : First, by affording a great and ready market for the rude produce of the country, they gave encouragement to its cultivation and further improvement This benefit was not even confined to the countries in which they were situated, but extended more or less to all those with which they had any dealings.
Page 260 - A merchant is commonly a bold ; a country gentleman, a timid undertaker. The one is not afraid to lay out at once a large capital upon the improvement of his land, when he has a probable prospect of raising the value of it in proportion to the expence.
Page 260 - Secondly, the wealth acquired by the inhabitants of cities was frequently employed in purchasing such lands as were to be sold, of which a great part would frequently be uncultivated. Merchants are commonly ambitious of becoming country gentlemen, and, when they do, they are generally the best of all improvers. A merchant is...

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