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Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes : a hand-book of agriculture. A report of the seventeenth annual closing Farmers' Institute held at Marshfield March 17, 18, and 19, 1903

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Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes. McKerrow, Geo., Editor
Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes : a hand-book of agriculture. A report of the seventeenth annual closing Farmers' Institute held at Marshfield March 17, 18, and 19, 1903
Bulletin No. 17
Madison, Wisconsin: Democrat Printing Co., Printer, 1903

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Contents

[Cover], pp. [unnumbered]-[1]

[Frontispiece] President C. R. Van Hise, p. [2]

[Title page] Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes: a hand-book of agriculture. A report of the seventeenth annual closing Farmers' Institute held at Marshfield March 17, 18, and 19, 1903, p. [3]

[Contents] A hand-book of agriculture, pp. [4]-[5]

Letter of transmittal, McKerrow, George pp. [6]-[7]

University of Wisconsin. Board of Regents, pp. [8]-[11]

University of Wisconsin. College of Agriculture, pp. [12]-[13]

Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes for 1903-1904, pp. 14-[16]

Proceedings of the seventeenth annual closing Farmers' Institute held at Marshfield, Wis., March 17, 18, 19, 1903, p. [17]

Address of welcome, Pankow, Mayor pp. [17]-18

Response to address of welcome, Scott, L. E. p. 18

Improvement of marsh land, Reichenbach, Ed. pp. 18-23

Good tillage, Convey, Thos. pp. 23-28

Crop rotation, Hill, Geo. C. pp. 29-32

Strawberries, Herbst, J. L. pp. 33-37

Bush fruits, Converse, D. C. pp. 38-42

Plums, Matteson, C. E. pp. 42-46

Apples, Coe, R. J. pp. 47-50

Roots for live stock, Croman, E. A. pp. 51-54

Breeding swine, Martiny, L. P. pp. 54-59

Housing and care of swine, Fisher, Jas. pp. 60-64

Feeding swine, Imrie, David pp. 65-70

The goat, Nordman, E. pp. 71-75

Good roads, Harrison, Chas. T. pp. 75-86

Agricultural education, Moore, R. A. pp. 87-94

Consolidation of rural schools and transportation of pupils, Cary, C. P. pp. 95-108

Potatoes: varieties and seed, Scott, L. E. pp. 109-113

Potatoes: planting and growing, Culbertson, H. M. pp. 114-119

Potatoes: harvesting and marketing, Utter, Delbert pp. 120-123

Raising the best hen, Howie, Adda F. pp. 123-127

Feeding the hens, Herbst, J. L. pp. 128-132

Incubator and brooder chicks, Matteson, C. E. pp. 133-140

Agricultural possibilities of central and northern Wisconsin, Henry, W. A. pp. 141-151

Corn, Foster, D. B. pp. 152-159

The silo, Stiles, W. F. pp. 160-163

Silage, Goodrich, C. P. pp. 164-167

Garden truck, Utter, Delbert pp. 168-173

Forage crops, Shaw, Thomas pp. 174-185

The value of the trained hand, Kedzie-Jones, Nellie pp. 186-194

Experience with oat smut, Bradley, W. C. pp. 195-197

Co-operative creameries, Croman, E. A. pp. 198-204

The dairy cow for Wisconsin, Carlyle, W. L. pp. 205-214

Care of milk, Scribner, F. H. pp. 215-219

Fairs, McKerrow, Geo. pp. 220-226

Clover, McGilvra, Geo. B. pp. 227-233

Draft horses, Martiny, L. P. pp. 234-238

Breeds of sheep, McKerrow, Geo. pp. 239-243

Care and feeding of sheep, Roberts, R. E. pp. 244-249

Beef in Wisconsin, Arnold, Alex. A. pp. 249-255

New questions from box, pp. 255-256

Resolutions, pp. 257-258

Closing remarks, McKerrow, Geo. p. 258

Household economy, Armstrong, Helen pp. 259-264

Index to advertisers, pp. [265]-266

[Advertisements], pp. 267-320 ff.

[Cover]


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