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Vol. I (1923-1932)

Among ourselves: a house organ for the staff of the College of Agriculture: Vol. I. No. 13. July 24, 1923,   pp. [1]-4 PDF (1.4 MB)


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     WISCONSIN BEEKEEPERS WILL CONVENE from August 13 to 18 at Madison for
their
fifth annual conference. A carefully planned program which will feature bee
and
honey men of national reputation is being prepared.
     Among the events of the week will be the dedication of the Miller Memorial
Library, which has been placed in the Agricultural Library of this College.
This
library already contains nearly a thousand books, pamphlets, and other items
which have been contributed by men all over the United States.
     On Saturday, August 18, a delegation will go to Marengo, Illinois, the
foraer
home of Doctor Miller, for the purpose of unveiling a memorial tablet in
his honor
     AUGUST 8 HAS BEEN SET for the Third Annual Demonstration day for showing
the
work done on the peat soils at Coddington. The program starts at noon.
     The experimental work at Coddington has been largely conducted by A.
R.
Albert of the Department of Soils and the demonstrations this year are as
follows:
     1. Effects of fertilizers on the various crops grown on the peat soils.
     2. Frost-enduring root, hay, and grain crops.
     3. Peat soil rotations.
     4. Flax, hemp, sunflowers, alfalfa, and potatoes on peat.
     5. Tillage and weed control on peat.
     6. Emergency hay crops.
     WISCONSIN'S THIRD ANNUAL POTATO TOUR will assemble at the Oneida county
court
house at Rhinelander, on August 9 at 9:00 A.M.
     The tour will continue for one week and cover potato work in the following
eight counties - Oneida, Forest, Vilas, Lincoln, Langlade, Portage, IVaupaca,
and
Waushara. Local programs are being arranged at the various stops, and a number
of potato men from other states are expected to go on the trip.
     THE FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING of the National Soybean Association will be
hold
at the College of Agriculture on September 11. Details of the program are
now
being arranged, and delegates frorm at least fifteen states will be in attendance.
     Exhibits of the various types of machinery used in the so: bean industry
as
well as the various soy bean products will be staged in connection with the
meet-
ingaccording to G. E. Briggs of the Department of Agriculture.
(Items for this House Organ should be sent to H. L. Russell,)


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