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Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture, 1912
United States Department of Agriculture
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acre amount animals aphides Atlantic Austria-Hungary average bales bananas birds breeding British India Bureau Bushels California Carolina cattle census cent College cooperation corn cotton countries named crop dairy Dakota December Department of Agriculture disease distribution districts Dutch East Indies eggs experiment stations exports farmers favorable February grade grain growers High important improved increased industry insects investigations irrigation January July June 30 laboratory land larvŠ Long tons methods milk Mississippi month Mount Weather mountain National Forests North North Carolina North Dakota November onion plant potash potatoes poultry pounds practically production quantity region reports ripening Russia salts schools Secretary seed sheep soil South South Africa species Sudan Sudan grass sugar supply TABLE temperature Texas thrips timber tion Total tree trucking United United Kingdom Valley varieties vegetable weather West wheat yield
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 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.