Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture, Volume 1

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State Board of Agriculture, 1852 - Agriculture
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Page 82 - Imperial Caesar, dead and turned to clay, May stop a hole to keep the wind away...
Page 80 - But with our Industry, we must likewise be steady, settled and careful, and oversee our own Affairs with our own Eyes, and not trust too much to others; for, as Poor Richard says, I never saw an oft removed Tree, Nor yet an oft removed Family, That throve so well as those that settled be.
Page 81 - That landscape: and of pure now purer air Meets his approach, and to the heart inspires Vernal delight and joy, able to drive All sadness but despair: now gentle gales, Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils.
Page 74 - ... an opportunity to compete therefor; and in making their awards, special reference shall be had to the profits which may accrue, or be likely to accrue from the improved mode of raising the crop, or of improving the soil, or stock, or of the fabrication of the articles thus offered, with the intention that the premium shall be given for the most economical mode of improvement...
Page 45 - All articles offered for premiums must be owned by the persons offering the same, or by members of their families; and products of the soil, or manufactured articles, must be produced or manufactured within the county or district. 6. Awarding Committees of three persons each, shall be annually appointed by the directors of the society, for judging the different classes of articles offered in competition, and awarding premiums for the same. 7. The awarding committees must comply with the provisions...
Page 81 - And higher than that wall a circling row Of goodliest trees, loaden with fairest fruit, Blossoms and fruits at once of golden hue, Appeared...
Page 184 - This constitution may be altered or amended at any regular meeting of the society, by a vote of two-thirds of the members in attendance.
Page 78 - A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees, as Poor Richard says. Perhaps they have had a small estate left them, which they knew not the getting of: they think, It is day, and will never be night...
Page 193 - No. 5, yields 72 — showing an average of eight per cent, in favor of No. 3. In grinding, it was found that No. 5 ground the worst — worse than No. 1. There were in No. 5 a greater quantity of flinty particles which would not pass the bolt, than in any of the other lots. The bran from No. 5 was also much thicker and heavier than that of No. 3. Mr.
Page 74 - State ; and it shall also be their duty so to regulate the amount of premiums and the different grades of the same, as...

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