Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England
Royal Agricultural Society of England, 1879
Vols. for 1933- include the societys Farmers' guide to agricultural research.
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Page iii - ... to make it fit into the wooden box, invert the open box over it, press down firmly, then pass a spade under the box and lift it up, gently turn over the box, nail on the lid and send it by goods or parcel to the laboratory.
Page 492 - Vice-Presidents shall commence at the opening of the next annual meeting after their election. Each officer shall hold his appointment for one year, and until another is elected to succeed him, except the Permanent Secretary, who shall hold office during the pleasure of the Society. The President shall preside at the meetings, preserve order and decorum in debate, give a casting vote when necessary, and perform all the other duties that custom and parliamentary usages may require, and deliver an...
Page cxi - Bones are made of various qualities, and are sold at various prices per ton ; therefore the quality should be guaranteed, under the heads of soluble phosphate of lime, insoluble phosphate of lime, and nitrogen or its equivalent as ammonia. The purchaser should also stipulate for an allowance for each unit per cent, which the dissolved bones should be found on analysis to contain less than the guaranteed percentages of the three substances already mentioned. 4. Mineral Superphosphates should be guaranteed...
Page iii - SOILS. — Have a wooden box made 6 inches long and wide, and from 9 to 12 inches deep, according to the depth of soil and subsoil of the field. Mark out in the field a space of about 12 inches square ; dig round in a slanting direction a trench, so as to leave undisturbed a block of soil with its subsoil from 9 to...
Page cxi - Bones or Bone-dust should be purchased as " Pure " Raw Bones guaranteed to contain not less than 45 per cent, of tribasic phosphate of lime, and to yield not less than 4 per cent, of ammonia. 2. Boiled Bones should be purchased as
Page 369 - The situation they selected was uniformly on the edge of the cultivated land and of the mountain pastures. They were placed lengthways, and sloping with the declination of the hill. This position was chosen in order that all the filth might flow from the habitation without further exertion upon the part of the owner. Under the same roof and entering at the same door were kept all the domestic animals belonging to the establishment. The upper portion of the hut was appropriated to the use of the family....
Page 5 - Toiling, — rejoicing, — sorrowing, Onward through life he goes ; Each morning sees some task begin, Each evening sees it close ; Something attempted, something done, Has earned a night's repose.
Page ii - ... equivalent as ammonia. The purchaser should also stipulate for an allowance for each unit per cent, which the dissolved bones should be found on analysis to contain less than the guaranteed percentages of the three substances already mentioned. 4. Mineral Superphosphates should be guaranteed to be delivered in a sufficiently dry and powdery condition, and to contain a certain percentage of soluble phosphate of lime, at a certain price per unit per cent., no value to be attached to insoluble phosphates....
Page cxii - Have a wooden box made 6 inches long and wide, and from 9 to 12 inches deep, according to the depth of soil and subsoil of the field. Mark out in the field a space of about 12 inches square ; dig round in a slanting direction a trench, so as to leave undisturbed a block of soil with its subsoil from 9 to 12 inches deep ; trim this block or plan of the field to make it fit into the wooden box.
Page cxi - AND FEEDING STUFFS. FEEDING CAKES. 1. Linseed-cake should be purchased as " Pure," and the insertion of this word on the invoice should be insisted upon. The use of such words as " Best," " Genuine," &c., should be objected to by the purchaser. 2. Rape-cake for feeding purposes should be guaranteed " Pure