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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society including proceedings of the state agricultural convention, held in February, 1878, and practical and useful papers

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Wisconsin State Agricultural Society
Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society including proceedings of the state agricultural convention, held in February, 1878, and practical and useful papers
Vol. XVI
Madison, Wisconsin: David Atwood, Printer and Stereotyper, 1877-1878
34 v. plates 23 cm.

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[Title page] Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, including proceedings of the state agricultural convention, held in February, 1878, and practical and useful papers. Vol. XVI--1877-78, pp. [1] ff.

Table of contents, pp. [3]-8

Constitution, pp. [9]-10

By-laws, pp. [11]-14

Life members, pp. [15]-21

Officers of the society, 1877, p. [22]

Transactions. Annual report, Bryant, George E. pp. [23]-24

Proceedings. Executive board meeting, pp. [25]-28

Society meeting, pp. 28-29

Annual meeting, pp. 29-31

Warrant account of the secretary, pp. 31-40

Exhibition of 1877, pp. [41]-45

Reports of superintendents, pp. 45-48

Premiums awarded, pp. 49-69

State agricultural and horticultural conventions held at Madison, February 5th to 8th, 1878, p. [70]

Address, Fratt, N. D. pp. [70]-73

Approved systems of experimental farming, Chamberlin, T. C. pp. 73-87

Industrial societies, Torrey, R. D. pp. 88-100

Impoverished soils and their renovation, Curtis, F. C. pp. 100-110

Bee culture, Sanford, G. W. pp. 110-115

Progress made in the culture of the early amber sugar cane, and the manufacture of syrup and sugar from it, in Minnesota, Phillips, A. J. pp. 115-120

The relation of soil to tree and fruit growing, pp. 120-129

Fish culture, Welch, Wm. pp. 129-137

Taxation, Steele, Geo. M. pp. 137-149

Practical farming, Arnold, A. A. pp. 149-156

Health in farmers' homes, Daniells, W. W. pp. 156-169

[Discussion upon the university farm], pp. 169-172

Farm buildings--their comforts and conveniences, Hoxie, B. S. pp. 172-182

Thistles, Giles, Ella A. pp. 182-187

Our homes, Arnold, Mary S. pp. 188-192

Ignorance versus knowledge, Hopkins, William pp. 192-200

Political responsibility of farmers, Babbitt, Clinton pp. 201-220

[Discussion], pp. 221-232

Wheat culture, Peffer, G. P. pp. 232-234

[Discussion--State University], pp. 234-[239]

Abstract of county agricultural societies for 1877, pp. 240-[242]

Practical papers. Report of the board of visitors to the University of Wisconsin, pp. [243]-251

University colleges, Bascom, John pp. 251-256

Experimental farm, Daniells, W. W. pp. 255-265

Railroad lines and parts of lines in Wisconsin. With their locality, length of track, width of track, etc. for A. D. 1877, pp. 266-269

Mental faculties of domestic animals, Vincent, Hebron pp. 270-279

Wisconsin pine, pp. 279-280

Clover as a fertilizer, and source of wealth to Wisconsin farmers, Hoxie, B. S. pp. 280-286

Water, and the water-supply of Wisconsin, Witter, G. F. pp. 286-307

Water, and the water supply of the state, Chittenden, Thomas W. pp. 307-315

On the breeding and management of horses, Murray, Wm. H. H. pp. 315-330

Improvement of the mouth of the Mississippi river, Nader, John pp. 330-341

On the revolutionary movement among women, Hoyt, John W. pp. 341-356

Baccalaureate sermom [sermon], Bascom, John pp. 356-369

The uses of refuse--let the tramps be marching on, Butler, J. D. pp. 369-372

Rapid disappearance of Wisconsin wild flowers; a contrast of the present time with thirty years ago, Kumlein, Thore pp. 372-373

Ancient civilization of America, Nicodemus, W. J. L. pp. 374-380

Extent of the Wisconsin fisheries, Hoy, P. R. pp. 381-383

Cattle-feeding, Stewart, E. W. pp. 383-402

Fresh-meat shipment to Europe, pp. 402-414

Wisconsin and her governors, pp. 414-416

Model farming, pp. 416-417

Progress of industrial education, pp. 417-462

Prof. Symmes on the open polar sea--he contrasts his father's with the Newtonian theory, Symmes, Prof. pp. 462-465

Fish culture, Hoy, P. R. pp. 465-467

United States sovereignty--whence derived, and where vested, Allen, W. F. pp. 467-474

Industrial education, Holland, F. M. pp. 474-481

Currency, Johnston, John pp. 481-496

William Cullen Bryant, Calkins, Elias A. pp. 496-499

Brother Jonathan abroad, pp. 499-500 ff.

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