Experiment Station Record Volume 20, PT. 1

Experiment Station Record Volume 20, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...been appointed secretary to the board of trustees, vice Dr. Grace Raymond Hebard, who retaius the secretaryship of the station council. Experimental Work in Forestry.--It is announced that the Forest Service of this Department is to establish experimental forests in typical forest regions of the West for the investigation of forest problems. A tract already set aside at Flagstaff, Ariz., in the Coconino National Forest is to be devoted to a study of the reproduction of western yellow pine, which is not now making a satisfactory second growth. A comprehensive study of the use and effect of wind-breaks and shelter belts is also contemplated, this to be in part in cooperation with the State experiment stations. Commission on Country life.--President Roosevelt has appointed two additional members of the commission, Chas. S. Barrett of Union City, Ga., president of the Farmers' Educational and Cooperative Union of America, and Win. A. Beard of Sacramento, Cal. Dr. E. W. Alleu of this Office is acting as executive secretary of the commission. Farmers' National Congress.--The 1008 session of this body was especially noteworthy as the first to be held at an agricultural college, the meetings taking place at the University of Wisconsin, September 24-30. Over eleven hundred delegates aud visitors were in attendance, the largest number ever registered. Among the speakers were Hons. W. II. Taft, W..1. Bryan, and J. J. Hill. President C. It. Van Hise, of the university, gave an address on The Conservation of the National Resources, and there were numerous demonstrations and lectures by Dean Russell. Professors Moore, Humphrey, and Alexander, and other members of the faculty. Among the resolutions adopted by the congress may be noted those endorsing...
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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 739g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236929977
  • 9781236929976