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

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


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WINTER COURSES IN AGRICULTURE
The location and size of the farm and its adaptability to the
raising of crops and livestock, the layout of the farm, the capi-
tal and equipment necessary for the various types of farming
and the problem of farm help are considered. Mr. McNall.
                 Agricultural Engineering
    PROFESSOR E. R. JONES: ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
      DUFFEE; ASSISTANT PROFESSOR SCHAENZER
  The Department of Agricultural Engineering has unusual
facilities for giving practical instruction to students. Thou-
sands of dollars' worth of tractors, engines, machinery, tools
and farm-building equipment are loaned to the department by
manufacturers each year for the use of students in the lecture
room and laboratory.
  Attention is called to the special grouping of courses on
page 22 to permit intensive training in agricultural en-
gineering. Special students registered in advance by the de-
partment may enter as regular Short Course students but take
all their work in Agricultural Engineering or allied subjects.
For information write to the Agricultural Engineering depart-
ment.
        PRACTICE WITH DIFFERENT TRACTORS
 A. Gan Engines. Demonstrational lectures supplemented by
laboratory work. Adjustments and operation of gas engines.
Fuel consumption tests.  Trouble finding and remedy. Mr.
Duffee and assistant.
B. Farm Machinery. Construction and operation of the dif
fure'nt types of farm implements such as plows, binders, corn
planters, cultivators, etc. Mr. Duffee and assistant.
  C. Structural Practice,. Drawing plans for farm buildings;
surveying for land drainage; designing drainage system o01
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