... Annual Report of the State Board of Agriculture, Made to the General Assembly at Its ... Session, ..., Volume 8

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E.L. Freeman & Sons, State Printers, 1898
 

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Page 102 - 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 water...
Page 151 - An act for the establishment of a bureau of animal industry, to prevent the exportation of diseased cattle, and to provide means for the suppression and extirpation of pleuro-pneumonia and other contagious diseases among domestic animals " ; and to co-operate with the authorities of the United States in the enforcement of the provisions of said act.
Page 148 - Vacancies occurring in the office of a commissioner from any reason or cause shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as for a full term appointment.
Page 147 - ... vessels, carefully sealed and a label placed on each stating the name or brand of the...
Page 145 - SECTION 1. Every lot or parcel of commercial fertilizer or fertilizer material sold or offered or exposed for sale within this Commonwealth shall be accompanied by a plainly printed statement, clearly and truly certifying the number of net pounds of fertilizer in the package, the name, brand or trade-mark under which the fertilizer is sold, the name and address of the manufacturer or importer, the location of the factory, and a chemical analysis stating...
Page 102 - ... 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 foliage 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 102 - ... 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 as may in each case be deemed advisable, havin?
Page 152 - The inspectors of the bureau of animal industry of the United States shall have the right of inspection, quarantine, and condemnation of animals affected with any contagious, infectious, or communicable disease, or suspected to be so affected, or that have been exposed to any such disease, and for these purposes are hereby authorized and empowered to enter upon any ground or premises.
Page 147 - ... but said sample shall be drawn in the presence of said party or parties in interest, or their...
Page 147 - ... or material sampled, the name of the party from whose stock the sample was drawn, and the time and place of drawing ; and said label shall also be signed by the...

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