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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, including the proceedings of the state agricultural convention held in February, 1886, together with other practical papers

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Wisconsin State Agricultural Society
Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, including the proceedings of the state agricultural convention held in February, 1886, together with other practical papers
Vol. XXIV
Madison, Wisconsin: Democrat Printing Company, State Printers, 1886
34 v. plates 23 cm.

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Contents

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[Frontispiece] Wasington monument, on Grand Avenue, presented by Miss Elizabeth Plankinton to city of Milwaukee

[Title page] Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, including the proceedings of the state agricultural convention held in February, 1886, together with other practical papers. Vol. XXIV

Table of contents

Plankinton house, Milwaukee

Board of agriculture, 1886, p. [1]

Constitution, pp. [2]-3

By-laws, pp. [4]-7

Laws authorizing publication of transactions, pp. [8]-9

Life members, pp. [10]-15

Mortuary, pp. [16]-17

Exhibition of 1885, opening address, Arnold, A. A. pp. 18-28

Premium awards, pp. [29]-55

Reports of superintendents, pp. [56]-60

Executive board meetings, pp. [61]-67

Society meetings, pp. [68]-70

Treasurer's report, p. [71]

Detailed statement of disbursements, pp. 72-81

Gov. Rusk's speech at State Fair, Thursday, September 10th, pp. 82-85

List of officers of county agricultural societies for 1886 with their P.O. addresses and place and date of holding fairs in 1885, pp. 86-89

Proceedings of the farmers' state convention, held under the auspices of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, and state agricultural rooms and assembly chamber, in Madison, Feb. 1,2,3,4 and 5, inclusive. Opening address, Arnold, A. A. pp. [90]-107

Agricultural institutes, Smith, Hiram pp. 107-111

A separate agricultural college, Parker, W. D. pp. [112]-128

Coming events cast their shadows before, Broughton, Aaron pp. 128-134

The tariff and farmers, Sayre, D. F. pp. 134-169

[Remarks on chemical composition of common articles used as cattle food], Armsby, H. P. pp. 169-180

Dairying the best farming, for farmer and farm, Alvord, Henry E. pp. 180-199

Over-production, Chapin, A. L. pp. 200-211

Sanitary problems, no. II.-house drainage, Smith, Erastus G. pp. 211-223

Our farming--its changing condition and outlook, Morrow, G. E. pp. 223-232

The present and future advantage to the farmer of grange membership, Dwight, E. W. pp. 232-236

Address of Major Alvord, Alvord, H. E. pp. 236-256 ff.

The growth and development of the plow, Henry, W. A. pp. 257-273

Farmers' wives, Severance, Juliet H. pp. 273-283

Educational needs of farmers' sons--in school and out, Roberts, R. F. pp. 283-307

Address of George H. Harding, President, Wisconsin Short-horn Breeders, Harding, George H. pp. 307-311

Short horns, as adapted to the wants of the Wisconsin farmer, True, John M. pp. 311-317

Address of Prof. Morrow, Morrow, G. E. pp. 317-336 ff.

Discussion--country roads, pp. 337-353

The short horn as a beef animal, Cole, John A. pp. 354-357

A greeting, pp. 358-359

Meeting of the Wool-growers' Association, held during farmers' convention, pp. [360]-361

Wool growers and wool tariffs, Hinton, John W. pp. 361-367

The tariff on wool, pp. 367-371

Miscellaneous papers. Economic relations of Wisconsin birds, King, F. H. pp. [372]-480

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