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Wisconsin State Agricultural Society
Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, with portions of the correspondence of the secretary
Vol. III
Madison, Wisconsin: Beriah Brown, State Printer, 1853
34 v. plates 23 cm.

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Contents

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[Frontispiece] Spanish merino ewes

[Title page] Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, with portions of the correspondence of the secretary. Volume III.--1853, pp. [i] ff.

Advertisement, pp. [iii] ff.

Contents, pp. [v]-viii

Officers of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society for 1853, p. 1

Life members, p. 2

Constitution of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, pp. 3-4

Library additions, pp. 5-6

Letter from the corresponding secretary of the state agricultural society, Ingham, Albert C. pp. 7-8

Transactions, pp. [9] ff.

Report of the executive committee, pp. [11]-15

Annual address, pp. 16-21

Reports of committees at annual fair, pp. 22-79

Meeting of the society, pp. 80-83 ff.

correspondence, pp. [85] ff.

County agricultural societies, pp. 87-124

Communications. Wisconsin farming--its character and economy, Powers, D. J. pp. 124-133

Opening a new farm, Adams, Benj. F. pp. 134-154

Manures, Carpenter, S. H. pp. 155-157

Analysis of alkaline salts and insoluble substances in the ashes of wheat straw, Berthier, M. pp. 158-171

Drainage, Berkley, John pp. 171-183

The nature and analyses of soils, Hoy, P. R. pp. 183-195

Wheat culture, Calkins, E. A. pp. 195-220

Horticulture in Wisconsin, Castleman, Alfred L. pp. 221-239

Moral influence of horticulture, Miter, John J. pp. 240-251

Floriculture, Smith, Laura A. pp. 252-264

Wild rice, Kelley, O. H. pp. 264-266

The potato--its history and theories of disease, Wright, R. W. pp. 266-295

Remarks on varieties of the domestic ox and the principles relating to their breeding, prepared with a brief notice of some of the species comprising the ox tribe, Howard, Sanford pp. 295-316

Remarks on the horse, its form, breeding, and general management, Martin, C. Loftus pp. 317-323

An essay on rearing sheep and growing wool, Peters, T. C. pp. 323-336

Vegetable physiology considered in its application to the culture of farm plants, Townley, John pp. 336-396

The grasses of Wisconsin, and the adjacent states of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan, the territory of Minnesota, and the regions about Lake Superior, Lapham, I. A. pp. 397-[Plate] XII ff.

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