Annual Report of the Bureau of Industries for the Province of Ontario, Volume 17

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Includes statistics of agriculture, values, rents, farm wages, loan and investment companies, labor organizations, municipal statistics, etc.
 

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Page 8 - Valley, some samples running as high as (VI.1. lbs. to the bushel, without any sign of injury by the Wheat Midge or other insect enemies. " Poor yields were exceptional, and large yields were common. The plumpness of the grain is frequently alluded to, in many cases the weight going over the standard, and as high sometimes as 63 or 64 lbs.
Page iii - Minister of Agriculture : SIR, — I have the honor to present herewith the twenty-second annual report of the Entomological Society of Ontario, in accordance with the provisions of our Act of Incorporation.
Page 27 - Several correspondents note the fact that where spraying was properly attended to these pests were kept in check, and good crops of fruit secured. Notwithstanding all disadvantages the returns from all over the Province, with the exception of a few northerly counties, show that the supply of fruit, more especially of apples, was considerably more than sufficient for home consumption, very large shipments having been made to England and the United States from the western fruit growing section. Pears,...
Page 37 - It would be a great benefit if something could be done to clear the roadside of the weeds that grow there.

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