Annual Report of the Director, Volumes 1-4

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Some numbers are the reports of the president of the college, which include the reports of the experiment station.
 

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Page 5 - AN ACT To establish agricultural experiment stations In connection with the colleges established In the several States under the provisions of an act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of the acts supplementary thereto...
Page 5 - The assent of the legislature of the State of Washington is hereby given, in pursuance of the requirements of section nine (9) of said act of congress, approved March 2, 1887, to the granting of money therein made to the establishment of experiment stations in accordance with section one (1) of said last mentioned act, and assent is hereby given to carry out, within the State of Washington, every provision of said act.
Page 5 - An act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges establi-hcd in the several states, under the provisions of an act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of the acts supplementary thereto.
Page 15 - ... the plats were given four different cultivations, a six-shovel corn plow and a double spring-tooth cultivator being used for the purpose. In addition to this they were twice hoed. Cultivation began on the llth day of June and ended on the 17th day of July. General remarks. — It was observed in all the plats that the earlier plantings grew larger and stronger than the after ones and that the silks and tassels made their appearance more regularly. The ears of nearly all varieties of the Flint...
Page 5 - Washington is hereby given, in pursuance of the requirements of section nine (9) of said act of congress, approved March 2, 1887, to the granting of money therein made to the establishment of experiment stations in accordance with section one (1) of said last mentioned act, and assent is hereby given to carry out, within the State of Washington, every provision of said act.
Page 5 - The assent of the legislative assembly of North Dakota is hereby given, in pursuance of the requirements of section 9 of said act of Congress approved March 2, 1887, to the grant of money therein made, and to the establishing of an experiment station in accordance with section 1 of said last -mentioned act, and assent is hereby given to carry out all and singular the provisions of said act. SEC.
Page 5 - SEC, 16. There is hereby established an agricultural experiment station in connection with the North Dakota Agricultural College, and under the direction of the board of directors of said college, for the purpose of conducting experiments in agriculture, according to the terms of section 1 of an act of Congress approved March 2, 1887.
Page 14 - The season can not be lengthened by planting before the temperature of the soil and atmosphere are right for growth. (3) Thorough preparation of the soil before planting and early cultivation before and Immediately after the corn is up are the surest and most economic methods of clearing the field of weeds. Frequent shallow cultivation throughout the first half of the season gives the most favorable conditions for full growth and maturity, and fosters the moisture in the soil for the use of the plant....
Page 13 - Kentucky blue-grass, meadow fescue, creeping bent, redtop, sheep's fescue, orchard grass, Rhode Island bent, hard fescue, and timothy. Alfalfa sown one year earlier lived through two winters, was mowed three times each season, the first excepted, and was still vigorous when plowed under at the close of the third season.
Page 32 - No. t1 by Prof. Luther Foster, director and agriculturist, and is as follows : The corn experiment embraced a set of 39 plats, each containing 60 rows 24 hills in length. Thirty-three of these plats were planted with different varieties of corn, 18 of Dent and 15 of Flint, the rest being used for experiments in deep and shallow cultivation. On the first 33 plats the planting began on the 7th and 8th days of May. Two rows of each plat were planted every day for thirty consecutive working days. It...

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