Report, Volume 19

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Page 54 - ... the analysis of soils 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...
Page 17 - An act donating public lands to the several states and territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 54 - 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 disease 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...
Page 3 - In accordance with the statute defining the duties of the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Iowa State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, I have the honor to transmit herewith the twenty-second report of the Board.
Page 54 - ... 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; the chemical composition of manures, natural or artificial, with experiments designed...
Page 54 - SEC 2. 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...
Page 57 - By salaries, labor, publications, postage and stationery, .... freight and express, heat, light, water and power, chemical supplies, seeds, plants and sundry supplies, fertilizers, feeding stuffs, library, tools, implements and machinery, furniture and fixtures, scientific apparatus, live stock, traveling...
Page 55 - ... D. WALCOTT. ABRAM S. HEWITT. CARROLL D. WRIGHT. S. WEIR MITCHELL. The following resolutions were then considered and adopted : Resolved : That the Executive Committee is requested to prepare a report upon the work which should be undertaken by the Carnegie Institution in the near future, such report to be submitted to the Board of Trustees at its next meeting, and to be accompanied with estimates for expenditures required. Resolved : That the ExecutiveCommittee, when they shall have formulated...
Page 5 - The requirements for admission will be somewhat increased after the present year. Students are also admitted on certificate from a select number of high schools and academies. Preparatory classes are conducted during the last half of each college year. The Iowa college represents those institutions whose development has been along broad lines and in which the agricultural course, maintained side by side with a number of courses in the arts and sciences, is being more thoroughly organized and specialized...
Page 18 - ... one of a number of not a few lines of investigation the past ten years or more, has been worth millions of dollars to Iowa alone. During the biennial period the Experiment Station has issued the following bulletins: No. 41, Some reports from trial stations on new orchard fruits and shrubs. No. 42, Horse Nettle as a Troublesome Weed in Iowa; Two other Troublesome Weeds; and Potato Scab. No. 43, Some Injurious Scale Insects. No. 44, Observations and Suggestions on the Rootkilling of Fruit Trees....

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