The Budget Report of the State Board of Finance and Control to the General Assembly, Session of [1929-] 1937, Volume 4, Part 1

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Budget report for 1929/31 deals also with the operations of the fiscal year ended June 30, 1928 and the estimates for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1929.
 

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Page 8 - That co-operative agricultural extension work shall consist of the giving of instruction and practical demonstrations in agriculture and home economics to persons not attending or resident in said colleges in the several communities, and imparting to such persons information on said subjects through field demonstrations, publications, and otherwise...
Page 7 - 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; the...
Page 7 - ... 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...
Page 90 - It is to live long, long days and life is made up of days. It is to live immured, baffled, impotent, all God's world shut out. It is to sit helpless, defrauded, while your spirit strains and tugs at its fetters and your shoulders ache for the burden they are denied, the rightful burden of labor.
Page 20 - ... bulbs, and roots, may be admitted to the mails only when accompanied with a certificate from a State or Government inspector to the effect that the nursery or premises from which such nursery stock is shipped has been inspected within a year and found free from injurious insects, and plant diseases and the parcel containing such nursery stock is plainly marked to show the nature of the contents and the name and address of the sender.
Page 471 - ... tail of the mill." This product must be obtained in the usual process of flour milling and must not contain more than 3.5 per cent crude fiber.
Page 7 - commercial fertilizers," as used in this act, shall be taken to mean any and every substance imported, manufactured, prepared or sold for fertilizing or manuring purposes, except barnyard manure, marl, lime and wood ashes, and not exempt by the provisions of section one of this act. Section 8.
Page 42 - The heaviest burden on the blind is not blindness, but idleness, and they can be relieved of this greater burden. Our work for the blind is practical. The. Massachusetts Commission, your Association, and the New York Commission are placing it on a sincere basis. The first task is to make a careful census of the blind, to find out how many there are, how old they are, what are their circumstances, when they lost...
Page 20 - That for the purpose of this act the term " nursery stock " shall include all field-grown florists' stock, trees, shrubs, vines, cuttings, grafts, scions, buds, fruit pits and other seeds of fruit and ornamental trees or shrubs, and other plants and plant products for propagation, except field, vegetable, and flower seeds, bedding plants, and other herbaceous plants, bulbs, and roots.
Page 7 - ... 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 as may in each case be deemed advisable, having due regard to the varying conditions and needs of the respective...

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