Annual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture, Volume 35, Part 1880

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Reports for 1862-66 include reports of the Ohio Pomological Society.

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Page 483 - ... on the farm, and to depend upon artificial fertilizers only to furnish what more is needed. It is not good economy to pay high prices for materials which the soil may itself yield, but it is good economy to supply the lacking ones in the cheapest way. The rule in the purchase of costly commercial fertilizers should be to select those that supply, in the best forms and at the lowest cost, the plant-food which the crop needs and the soil fails to furnish.
Page 468 - The fertilizers.—The ingredients and amounts are such as are used in ordinary practice, phosphoric acid and potash being supplied in about the proportions that occur in a corn crop of fifty or sixty bushels, and nitrogen in onethird, two-thirds, and full amount in same crop.
Page 471 - ... no manure from that of the nitrate of soda plot. To find its effect with superphosphate, the yield of the phosphoric acid plot is subtracted from that which had the mixture of the two. The increase with the complete fertilizer over that with the superphosphate and potash salt gives the effect of the nitrate of soda again, and so on. Of course it is understood that these differences in a given case do not express exactly the effect of the nitrogen, phosphoric acid, or potash, nor even that of...
Page 419 - Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar, and pine, and fir, and branching palm, A sylvan scene ; and, as the ranks ascend Shade above shade, a woody theatre Of stateliest view.
Page 347 - Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark...
Page 354 - Statutes, or shall permit an analysis to be attached to any package of such fertilizer, stating that it contains a larger percentage of any one or more of the constituents named in...
Page 463 - ... mineral ingredients, but must give ammonia to wheat, and to turnips phosphorus.
Page 486 - The right materials in the right places bring large profits. Artificial fertilizers, rightly used, must prove among the most potent means for the restoration of our agriculture.
Page 354 - SEC. 7. The State Board of Agriculture by any duly authorized agent is hereby authorized to select from any package of commercial fertilizer exposed for sale in this State, a quantity, not exceeding two pounds, for a sample, such sample to be used for the purposes of an official analysis and for comparison with the certificate filed with the Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture and with the certificate affixed to the package on sale.
Page 98 - Board will take every precaution in their power for the safe preservation of stock and articles on exhibition, after their arrival and arrangement upon the grounds, but will not be responsible for any loss or damage that may occur.

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