Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture 1912

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Page 249 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 376 - He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather : for the sky is red.
Page 2 - I*, 1895.] [AN ACT Providing for the public printing and binding and the distribution of public documents...
Page 33 - March tenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, or any subsequent decisions or instructions of the Secretary of the Interior or the Commissioner of the General Land Office...
Page 215 - Agriculture to investigate and report upon the organization and progress of farmers' institutes and agricultural schools in the several States and Territories, and upon similar organizations in foreign countries, with special suggestions of plans and methods for making such organizations more effective for the dissemination of the results of the work of the Department of Agriculture and the agricultural experiment stations, and of improved methods of agricultural practice...
Page 248 - Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be expended by the Secretary of Agriculture in cooperation with the Postmaster General in improving the conditions of roads to be selected by them over which rural delivery is or may hereafter be established...
Page 204 - ... sold or offered for sale in the District of Columbia or the territories, or...
Page 379 - The moon and the weather May change together; But change of the moon Does not change the weather. If we'd no moon at all, And that may seem strange, We still should have weather That's subject to change. "Notes and Queries.
Page 193 - With all these data before the board, each individual member computes independently, on a separate sheet or final computation slip, his own estimate of the acreage, condition, or yield of each crop, or of the number, condition, etc., of farm animals for each State separately. These results are then compared and discussed by the board under the supervision of the chairman, and the final figures for each State are decided upon.
Page 379 - When the stars flicker in a dark background, rain or snow follows soon. When the stars begin to huddle, The earth will soon become a puddle.

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