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University of Wisconsin. College of Agriculture / Attend the winter course. Catalog of the short course, 1930-31
([1930])

Winter courses at the College of Agriculture,   pp. 17-27 PDF (1.6 MB)


Departments of instruction,   pp. 27-38 ff. PDF (2.2 MB)


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WINTER COURSES IN AGRICULTURE
       en by as many as can possibly do so. Persons not high
       school graduates will be refused entrance unless
       they have unusual dairy experience and have re-
       ceived permission to enter, before coming to Madi-
       son, of Assistant Dean J. A. James of the College of
       Agriculture. Such persons should write early to
       give time for consideration of special cases.
Extension Courses (Special circulars)
  Farmers' Week in Agriculture (February)-Write K. L.
    Hatch.
  Woman's Week in Home Making (February)-Write A.
    L. Marlatt.
  Young People's Week (June)-Write T. L. Bewick.
  Farmer's Institutes-Write Supt. E. L. Luther.
  Rural Church Summer School (July)-Write J. H. Kolb.
  Veterinarian's Short Course (February)-Write Dr. F. B.
    Hadley.
           DEPARTMENTS OF INSTRUCTION
                 Agricultural Bacteriology
                   INSTRUCTOR SAGEN
  Farm Bacteriology. This course familiarizes the student
with the nature of bacteria, how they grow and reproduce and
the methods of artificial cultivation in the laboratory, the re
lation of bacteria to th. soil, the changes in the composition
of the soil caused by nitrification, nitrogen fixation and in-
oculation of legumes. The relation of bacteria to farm water
supply and sewage disposal is discussed.
  The relation of bacteria to milk and its products is consid-
ered from a point of view of practical milk production and the
quality of butter and cheese. The preservation of other foods
is also discussed. The transmissible diseases which are of the
greatest importance to the livestock industry of the state are
studied from the standpoint of prevention and control.
                  Agricultural Chemistry
          ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR TOTTINGHAM
  Farm Chemistry. This course is designed to show the ex-
change of the elements of soil fertility in farming. The sub-
jects discussed are: processes of plant growth in relation to
the soil and air; digestion and use of food by the animal. Na-
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