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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, including a full report of the state agricultural convention, held in February, 1876, and numerous practical papers and communications

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Wisconsin State Agricultural Society
Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, including a full report of the state agricultural convention, held in February, 1876, and numerous practical papers and communications
Vol. XIV
Madison, Wisconsin: E. B. Bolens, State Printer, 1875-1876
34 v. plates 23 cm.

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[Title page] Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, including a full report of the state agricultural convention, held in February, 1876, and numerous practical papers and communications. Vol. XIV, 1875-76, p. [1]

[Frontispiece] Cloud. The property of Hon. James B. Hays, Horicon, Dodge County, Wis., p. [2]

Table of contents, pp. [3]-8

Constitution, pp. [9]-10

By-laws, pp. [11]-14

Life-members, pp. [15]-21

Officers of the society, 1875, p. [22]

Transactions. Annual report, Field, W. W. pp. [23]-32

Proceedings. Executive board meetings, pp. [33]-44

Society meetings--election of officers, pp. 44-46

Annual meeting, pp. 46-47

Report of the treasurer, pp. 47-48

Warrant account of the secretary, pp. 49-57

Exhibition of 1875, pp. [58]-63

Annual addresses, pp. 64-79

Reports of superintendents, pp. 80-94

Premiums awarded, pp. 95-120

State agricultural convention., p. [121]

Finance, Myers, Sidney pp. [121]-142

[Opening remarks], Stilson, Eli pp. 142-148

The farmers of Wisconsin, Lee, Geo. W. pp. 149-152

Better education of farmers, etc., Smith, J. M. pp. 152-168

The farmer in politics, Orledge, William pp. 169-187

Our agricultural rag-baby, Benton, E. H. pp. 188-201

Gold as a standard of value, Steele, Geo. M. pp. 201-210

A consideration of the interconvertible-note scheme, Leland, E. B. pp. 210-249

Dollars and sense, Carpenter, S. D. pp. 250-281

[Butter-making and the care of cows], Curtis, F. C. pp. 282-304

Renovation of soils by rotation of crops, Boyce, A. A. pp. 305-319

Relation of the soil to water, Murrish, John pp. 320-327

A practical application of some of the lessons of the year, Warner, C. E. pp. 328-335

What kind of wheat shall we raise?, Wood, J. W. pp. 336-348

Original creation of the soil of Wisconsin--its past compared with its present condition--means of improved future fertility, Tenney, H. A. pp. 348-362

Resolutions, pp. 362-370

What Wisconsin farming demands of Wisconsin science, Chamberlin, T. C. pp. 370-371

Higher education on the progress of a state, or the people and their university, Hoyt, J. W. pp. 372-374

Grass is king, Seymour, Charles pp. 374-414

Self culture, Skavlem, H. E. pp. 414-424

Farm banks, or little things on the farm, and why some sell out and go west, Peffer, Geo. P. pp. 424-435

Success vs. failure in Wisconsin orcharding, Plumb, J. C. pp. 436-451

Abstract of county agricultural societies for 1875, pp. 452-453

University farm experiments. Winter wheat, Daniells, W. W. pp. [454]-461

Potatoe-culture, Howlett, H. H. pp. 462-463

Apple-trees, Kellogg, G. J. pp. 463-465

Report of the fish commissioners, pp. 466-479

Miscellaneous papers. The ministry of toil, Field, Jennie M. pp. [480]-489

Hints for arranging flowers, Lewis, Mrs. H. M. pp. 489-493

Floriculture, Davis, Mrs. M. M. pp. 493-496

Cranberry-culture, Floyd, H. pp. 496-500

The siberian apple--its uses in the pomology of the Northwest, Plumb, J. C. pp. 500-504 ff.

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