Agriculture of Pennsylvania, Volume 16 (Google eBook)

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State Board of Agriculture, 1892 - Agriculture
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"Containing reports of the State Board of Agriculture, the State Agricultural Society, the State Dairymen's Association, the State Fruit Growers' Association, and the State College, for ..." (varies).
  

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Page 225 - He answered and said unto them, "When it is evening ye say, 'It will be fair weather; for the sky is red.
Page 74 - Territory shall be twenty-five thousand dollars to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction...
Page 10 - American institute shall annually transmit in the month of December, to the executive committee of the New York state agricultural society, all such reports or returns as they are required to demand from applicants, for premiums, together with an abstract of their proceedings during the year...
Page 320 - Heat the solution of soap and add it boiling hot to the kerosene. Churn the mixture by means of a force pump and spray nozzle for five or ten minutes. The emulsion, if perfect, forms a cream which thickens on cooling and should adhere without oiliness to the surface of the glass. Dilute, before using, one part of the emulsion with nine parts of cold water. The above formula gives three gallons of emulsion and makes when diluted thirty gallons of wash.
Page 91 - This would be an adaptation to actual business of the spiritual truth that " to him that hath shall be given ; but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he seemeth to have.
Page 339 - ... any land adjoining to another's land already fenced in, so that any part of the first person's fence becomes the partition fence between them, in both these cases, the charge of such division fence, so far as enclosed on both sides, shall be equally borne and maintained by both parties.
Page 112 - They are simply dropped loosely upon the ground from whatever height the females may happen to be, and, during the latter part of autumn, where the insects are common, one hears a constant pattering, not unlike drops of rain, that results from the abundant dropping of these eggs which in places lay so thick among and under the dead leaves that they may be scraped up in great quantities.
Page 300 - A brisk effervescence of the mass will ensue (from decomposition of the carbonate of lime in the bones), which will not, however, rise above the margin of the pit if the acid is poured on in separate small quantities. After twenty-four hours, sprinkle again with three quarts of water, add the same quantity of sulphuric acid as before, with the same brisk shoveling of the mass, and leave the substances to act for another twenty-four hours upon each other.
Page 10 - ... of its members, any sum of money, which shall have been actually paid into their treasury, for the purpose of being disbursed for the promotion of agricultural knowledge and improvement, and that fact be attested by the affidavit of their president and treasurer, filed with the...
Page 72 - Act, to the endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislature of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions of life.

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