Bulletin, Issues 1-26 (Google eBook)

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The Station, 1896 - Agriculture
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Page 3 - That in order to aid in acquiring and diffusing among the people of the United States useful and practical information on subjects connected with agriculture, and to promote scientific investigation and experiment respecting the principles and applications of agricultural science...
Page 24 - States as may in each case be deemed advisable, having due regard to the varying conditions and needs of the respective states or territories.
Page 3 - 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...
Page 23 - 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 3 - ... 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...
Page 24 - It shall be the duty of each of said stations, annually, on or before the first day of February, to make to the governor of the State or Territory in which it is located a full and detailed report of its operations, including a statement of receipts and expenditures, a copy of which report shall be sent to each of said stations, to the said Commissioner of Agriculture, and to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.
Page 23 - Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts," or any of the supplements to said act, a department to be known and designated as an " agricultural experiment station :" Provided, That in any State or Territory in which two such colleges have been or may be so established the appropriation hereinafter made to such State or Territory shall be equally divided between such colleges, unless the legislature of such State or Territory shall otherwise direct.
Page 24 - Treasury proceeding from the sales of public hinds, to be paid in equal quarterly payments, on the first day of January, April, July and October in each year, to the Treasurer or other officer duly appointed by the governing boards of said...
Page 24 - Legislature meeting next after the passage of this act shall be made upon the assent of the Governor thereof, duly certified to the Secretary of the Treasury.
Page 24 - States commissioner of agriculture to furnish forms, as far as practicable, for the tabulation of results of investigation or experiments; to indicate, from time to time, such lines of inquiry as to him shall seem most important; and, in general, to furnish such advice and assistance as will best promote the purposes of this act.

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