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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)


Page 37


WINTER COURSES IN AGRICULTURE
  B. Elementary Forging. Instruction in the essential opera-
tions of forging, such as drawing out, upsetting, pointing.
bending and welding is given. Problems such as chain links,
rings, devises of various forms and cold chisels are offered.
Instructions in hardening, tempering, drilling, riveting, solder-
ing and brazing. 'Mr. Schumann and Mr. Peters.
  C. Advanced Carpentry. More advanced work to suit the
needs of the individual student. The construction of stairs,
window and door frames, the making of models of houses,
barns, and portable pens, and framing for concrete construc-
tion. Merits of painting, staining and varnishing studied. Mr.
Cluley.
  D. Advanced Forge A ork anvd Aeetylene WVelding. A con-
tinuance of forge work oni advanced problems. Acetylenie
welding practice.
                            Soils
 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR GRAUL; ASSISTANT WEYKER
 The following courses in soils include lectures supplemented
 by laboratory  exercises which demonstrate the principles
 taught in the lectures.
 A. Soil Fertility. The soil and its relation to crop produc-
 tion is considered. The subjects studied are the soil, its origin
 and relation to plants and animals; conditions effecting plant
 growth; plant-food elements and crop needs; importance of wa-
 ter and tilth in agriculture; land drainage: liming; relation Of
manure and commercial fertilizers to crop yields and soil im-
provement. Mr. Graul.
SOIL TESTING LABORATORY
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