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Seventh annual report of the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Association : Madison, Wis., February 11, 12, 1909. Address of president, secretary's report with papers and addresses given by members of the association and others interested in progressive agriculture

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Wisconsin Agricultural Experimental Association. Moore, R. A., Editor
Seventh annual report of the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Association : Madison, Wis., February 11, 12, 1909. Address of president, secretary's report with papers and addresses given by members of the association and others interested in progressive agriculture
Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printer, 1909

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[Frontispiece] Annual display of grain and forage plants made by the Wisconsin Experiment Association at the state fair

[Title page] Seventh annual report of the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Association: Madison, Wis., February 11, 12, 1909. Address of president, secretary's report with papers and addresses given by members of the association and others interested in progressive agriculture, pp. [i]-[ii]

Letter of transmittal, Moore, R. A. p. [iii]

Table of contents, pp. [iv]-vii

Officers and committees of the association, 1909, p. [viii]

Constitution and by-laws, pp. [ix]-xi

List of members: arranged in alphabetical order, 1909, pp. [xii]-xxi

List of members: listed according to counties, 1909, pp. xxii-xxxii

Program for annual meeting, pp. [xxxiii]-xxxv ff.

Address of vice president, Main, H. A. pp. [1]-3

Report of secretary--1909, Moore, R. A. pp. 3-6

Why girls should study domestic science, Conley, Emma pp. 7-14

The possibilities in dairy farming open to the members of the experiment association, Greengo, A. L. pp. 15-16 ff.

Should Wisconsin farmers grow sugar beets?, Mc. Cormick, G. W. pp. 17-20

Plant breeding, Hatch, K. L. pp. 21-26

Benefits derived by the state from the work of the experiment association, Hanchett, W. H. pp. 26-28

Clover silage, Bussey, W. P. pp. 28-31

Relation of members of the association with farmers and seedmen of the state and the United States, Krueger, Henry E. pp. 32-34

Wisconsin select seed grains, Michels, Henry pp. 34-36

Systematic farming, Howell, H. P. pp. 36-37

Handling manure with spreader in the winter, Briggs, L. W. p. 38

Corn: handling, soil, and proper rotation, Norgord, C. P. pp. 38-42

Report on silver king corn, Michels, Henry pp. 42-43

Three years experiment with silver king corn, Roethel, Herman pp. 43-44

Silver king corn, Jones, Owen R. pp. 44-45

Silver king corn, Stivarius, G. A. pp. 45-46

Silver king corn, Schaefer, R. J. pp. 46-47

Silver king corn, Briggs, L. W. pp. 47-48

Silver king corn, Austin, A. G. pp. 48-49

Silver king corn, Brunner, Robt. W. pp. 49-50

Silver king corn, Chatterton, R. W. p. 50

Silver king corn, Parsons, Wm. A. pp. 51-52

Early yellow dent corn: Wis. no. 8, Illian, W. L. p. 52

Wisconsin no. 8 corn, Blakely, Albert J. pp. 52-53

Wisconsin no. 8 corn, Howitt, Chas. H. p. 54

Wisconsin no. 8 corn, Sorenson, Hilbert p. 54

Wisconsin no. 8 corn, Frauenheim, O. R. p. 55

Golden glow corn: Wis. no. 12, Strowig, William A. p. 56

Golden glow corn, Grebe, Fred P. pp. 56 ff.

Golden glow corn, Howitt, Chas. H. p. 57

Golden glow corn: Wis. no. 12, Ochsner, A. C. pp. 57-58

Golden glow corn: Wis. no. 12, Straka, Edward E. p. 58

Clark's yellow dent corn, Howitt, Chas. H. p. 59

Clark's yellow dent corn, Davidson, W. L. p. 59

Barley valuation, Wahl, R. pp. 60-64

Wisconsin pedigree barley: breeding and the future work of dissemination, Delwiche, E. J. pp. 64-65

Wisconsin pedigreed [pedigree] barley no. 10, Illian, W. L. p. 66

Wisconsin pedigree barley no. 5, Krueger, Henry E. pp. 66-67

Business meeting, pp. 67-68

Treasurer's report, Bohl, Jos. N. pp. 68-69

Secretary's report of state appropriation, Moore, R. A. pp. 70-71

Display of grains and forage plants for 1909, pp. 71-72

Parties awarded cash premiums at the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Association meeting, February 11-12, 1909, pp. 72-75

Presentation of silver trophies, Krueger, Henry E. pp. 75-77

Special prizes and trophies given at the last annual seed grain contest by friends of the association, pp. 77-78

Premium list, 1909: awards to be made February, 1910, pp. 78-80

Rules and regulations under which premiums are given, pp. 80-81

A few articles on timely topics. Selection of seeds for the season's crop: no one thing on the farm needs so careful attention., Moore, R. A. pp. 81-83

Growing peas for seed and grain, Moore, R. A. pp. 83-84

Growing clover for seed, Moore, R. A. pp. 85-87

Curing and storing seed corn: only corn of high vitality should be used for the season's crop, Moore, R. A. pp. 87-88

Breeding and dissemination of Wisconsin grains and forage plants, Moore, R. A. pp. 88-91

Peas in the Lake Superior clay belt, Delwiche, E. J. pp. 91-92

Field beans as a Wisconsin farm crop, Gillette, R. A. pp. 92-94

Sorghum for forage, Stone, A. L. pp. 94-97

Millets for feed and forage, pp. 97-100

Division of farm crops. Plan of work for the coming year, Moore, R. A. pp. 100-101

Outline of cooperative experiments: experiment 1, trials with alfalfa to determine if it can be grown in Wisconsin successfully as a forage plant, Moore, R. A. pp. 102-106

Experiment no. 2: Wisconsin seed corn--ten ear test, Moore, R. A. pp. 106-108

Experiment no. 3: treating seed oats to prevent smut, Moore, R. A. pp. 109-110

Experiment no. 4: tests with Swedish select oats, Moore, R. A. pp. 110-111

Experiment no. 5: test with Oderbrucker barley: Wis. no 55, Moore, R. A. pp. 112-113

Experiment no. 6: soy beans, Moore, R. A. pp. 113-115

Experiment no. 7: field beans, Moore, R. A. pp. 115-116

Division of soils. Plan of work for the coming year: experiment no. 8, soil fertility, Whitson, A. R. pp. 116-117

Report on weed work, Stone, A. L. pp. 117-119

Farmers' loss from weeds: experiment no. 9, Stone, A. L. pp. 120 ff.

[Division of agricultural engineering: building for curing seed corn], Ocock, C. A. pp. [unnumbered]-122

Barn construction, Ocock, C. A. pp. 122-123

Ventilation of barns: report blank--experiment no. 10, Ocock, C. A. pp. 123-124

Silos: report blank--experiment no. 11, Ocock, C. A. p. 124

Bovine tuberculosis in Wisconsin, Hoffman, Conrad pp. 124-129

Report of the secretary of the Fond du Lac County order of the Wisconsin Experiment Association, Michels, Henry pp. 129-130

Report of the secretary of the Manitowoc County order, Wiegand, O. R. pp. 130-131

The Wisconsin corn crop: breeding, growing, judging and dissemination, Moore, R. A. pp. 131-134

Wisconsin official corn score card, Moore, R. A. p. 134

Explanation of points in corn judging, Moore, R. A. pp. 134-135

Rules to be used in judging, Moore, R. A. p. 135

Explanation of points and rules for judging dent corn, Moore, R. A. p. 136

Corn judging. Lesson I: trueness to type or breed characteristics, pp. 137-138

Corn judging. Lesson II: shape of ear, cob and kernels, pp. 138-140

Corn judging. Lesson III: color of grain and cob, pp. 140-141

Corn judging. Lesson IV: market condition, pp. 141-142

Corn judging. Lesson V: butts and tips, pp. 142-143

Corn judging. Lesson VI: kernel study, p. 144

Corn judging. Lesson VII: circumference and length of ears, p. 145

Corn judging. Lesson VIII: furrows between rows and space between kernels at cob, p. 145

Corn judging. Lesson IX: percentage of corn on cob, p. 146

Corn judging. Lesson X: selecting corn of high oil and protein content, pp. 146-148

Wheat: points to be observed, p. 148

Official wheat score card, p. 149

Rule for cuts, pp. 149-150

Oats: points to be observed, p. 150

Rule for cuts, pp. 150-151

Official oat score card, p. 151

Barley: points to be observed, p. 152

Rule for cuts, p. 152

Official barley score card, p. 153

Discussion on the judging of small grains: trueness to type or breed characteristics, Stone, A. L. pp. 154-158

Wisconsin seed grain growers 1909, p. 159

Growers of Swedish select oats: Wisconsin no. 4, pp. 159-162

Growers of Oderbrucker barley: Wisconsin no. 55, pp. 163-172

Growers of Manshury barley: Wisconsin no. 62, pp. 172-173

Growers of Ito San soy beans, pp. 173-175

Growers of early black soy beans, p. 175

Growers of black soy beans, p. 175

Growers of medium early green soy beans, p. 176

Growers of yellow soy beans, p. 176

Growers of brown soy beans, p. 176

Growers of silver king corn: Wisconsin no. 7, pp. 176-184

Growers of golden glow corn: Wisconsin no. 12, pp. 184-186

Growers of early yellow dent corn: Wisconsin no. 8, pp. 187-188

Growers of clark's yellow dent corn: Wisconsin no. 1, p. 188

Growers of north star corn: Wisconsin no. 11, p. 189

Growers of medium red clover, pp. 189-190

Growers of alsike clover, pp. 190-191

Growers of mammoth clover, p. 191

Growers of Japanese buckwheat, p. 191

Growers of silver hull buckwheat, p. 191

Growers of field beans, pp. 192-193

Growers of timothy seed, p. 193

Growers of alfalfa seed, p. 193

Growers of spring wheat, p. 194

Growers of winter rye, p. 194

Growers of spring rye, p. 194

Growers of Nordheim sweet corn, pp. 194 ff.

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