Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1896
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AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION.
Table Showing Experiments in Hand During Two Years.
When begun... No. experiment.1 3 4 5 9 37 28 146 31 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 79 80 91
Reported in bulletins Nos.
Class and title of experiment.
Field Experiments— 1887-8 Corn, t e s t i n g varieties Corn, t i m e of p l a n t i n g . Corn, depth of p l a n t i n g Corn, thickness of p l a n t i n g Corn, depth of cultivation Oats, quantity of seed per acre tt 13 Oats, compact or loose seed-bed 14 Oats, time of sowing 15 Oats, depth of sowing 17 Clovers, comparison of species 23 Wheat, quantity of seed per acre 1888-9 65 67 Wheat, d e p t h of sowing 71 Corn fodder, effect of r i p e n e s s 84 Oats, t e s t i n g varieties 89 Corn, cross fertilization of 90 Corn, rate of growth 116 Wheat, t e s t of varieties 1890-1 134 Corn, effect of r e m o v i n g tassels 1891 139 To improve and produce varieties of cereals 1891-2 145 1892-3 Oats, mixing varieties when sowing 155 Forage plants other t h a n g r a s s and clovers, t r i a l s of 1894 156 Tile drainage, t r i a l s of in s o u t h e r n Illinois 163 Corn, listing 164 Corn, amount of water required for one pound of dry m a t t e r in crop 165 Corn, improvement by selection and careful breeding 166 Corn, companion and catch crops for 167 Soil experiments with field crops 168 Clover, red, establishing varieties by selection . . Irrigation 169 172 Kafir corn, as a grain and forage plant 1896 173 M a n a g e m e n t of stiff clay soil at Odin and E d g e wood Feeding Experiments. 1887-8 Cost of production of y o u n g steers Cost of production of young colts Pigs, comparison between wheat and corn in feeding 1892-3 150 Cows, economic m e t h o d s in feeding 170 Digestibility of some foods for cattle t e s t e d 1894-5 Dairying Experiments 106 1888-9 Milk tests, investigation of 132 Milk production, how affected by a grain ration fed to cows on grass 1891 135 Milk production, how affected by an increasing grain ration 1891-2 138 Milk, acidity of, requisite for h i g h e s t p r o d u c t of churn, and m e t h o d s of producing t h a t degree of acidity 151 Variations in milk l$92-3 171 P a s t e u r i z i n g cream and milk, m e t h o d s 1894-5 Tree Culture— Orchard, soil cultivation and m a n a g e m e n t Apples, t e s t i n g new varieties Apples, t e s t i n g h a r d i n e s s of root-grafted and double-worked t r e e s 1887-8 P e a r s , t e s t i n g new varieties P l u m s , t e s t i n g new varieties Cherries, t e s t i n g new varieties Forest trees, growing of T e s t i n g and improving native fruits T e s t i n g t h e effects of stock and scion upon each other 1888-9
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4,8,13,20,25,31,37,42 4,8,13,20,25,31.37,42 4,8,13,20,25,31,37 4,13,25,31,37,42 4,8,13,20,25,31 3,7,12,19,23 3.7,12,2a 3,7,12,23,41 3,7,12,23,41 158,12,31,37 11,17,22,34,41 17,22 31 7,12,19,23,34,41 21,25,31,37 13,20,25,31,42 17,22,34,41 20,25,37
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