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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society including proceedings of the state agricultural convention, held in February, 1879, 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, 1879, and practical and useful papers
Vol. XVII
Madison, Wisconsin: David Atwood, State Printer, 1878-1879
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, 1879, and practical and useful papers. Vol. XVII--1878-79, pp. [i] ff.

Table of contents, pp. [iii]-v ff.

[Frontispiece], pp. [vii]-[viii]

Constitution, pp. [ix]-x

By-laws, pp. [xi]-xiv

Life members, pp. [xv]-xxi

Officers of the society, pp. [xxii]-[xxiv]

Transactions. Annual report, Bryant, George E. pp. [1]-3

Proceedings. Executive board meetings, pp. 4-6

Society meetings, pp. 7-8

Annual meeting, p. 8

[Treasurer's report], Miner, C. pp. 8-9

Detailed statement of expeditures, as compared with the warrant account of secretary, pp. 10-20

Exhibition of 1878, pp. 21-54

Premiums awarded, pp. 55-75

Reports of superintendents, pp. 76-88

State agricultural and horticultural conventions. [Address by Pres. Fratt], pp. 89-93

Education of work, Whitford, W. C. pp. 93-123

Jersey cows, Palmer, N. N. pp. 124-140

Humbugs, Kellogg, Geo. J. pp. 141-156

Farm drainage, Wood, J. W. pp. 156-169

How to raise grapes, Hofer, A. F. pp. 170-179

The horse--instinct or reason--which?, Richardson, H. Stone pp. 180-189

Patriotism in agriculture, Babbitt, Clinton pp. 189-194

Poetry of the farm, Arnold, A. pp. 194-205

Butter, Curtis, F. C. pp. 205-212

Dairying in Wisconsin, Smith, Hiram pp. 212-242

System in farm management, Boyce, A. A. pp. 242-250

Farming as an occupation, Sloan, I. C. pp. 251-297

Farmers' tributes, Hopkins, Wilson pp. 297-313

Farm buildings, Hoxie, B. S. pp. 313-321

Benefits of gypsum or land plaster, Morrison, W. H. pp. 321-329

The future of butter and its manufacture, Fairlamb, C. C. pp. 329-338

[Discussion], pp. 338-356

Miscellaneous papers. Mexico. The great west of the near future, Rice, John A. pp. 357-380

The valleys of the Nile and the Mississippi, Lockett, Samuel H. pp. 380-394

Address, Chapin, E. E. pp. 394-406

Address, Keyes, E. W. pp. 406-417

List of officers of agricultural societies for the year 1878-79, pp. 418-419

Statement of principal farm products grown in the several counties of Wisconsin, in 1878, pp. 420-423

The principles of breeding, Flint, Charles L. pp. 424-444

Dairy cows, and how to breed them, Bryant, George E. pp. 444-447

Government and agriculture, Brewer, William H. pp. 447-455

The american soldier, Vilas, Wm. F. pp. 455-471

Important to farmers, pp. 471-473

What garden have you?, pp. 473-474

Green peas--half a bushel a day, pp. 474-475

One grape vine--everybody, pp. 475-476 ff.

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