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THIRTY-THIRD ANNUAL REPORT

OF THE

Ohio State Board of Agriculture,

WITH AN ABSTRACT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE

COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES,

TO THE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF OHIO

FOR THE YEAR 1878,

COLUMBUS:
NEVINS & MYERS, STATE PRINTERS.

1879.

LIBRARY

Sci 1637.2 MAY 6 1892

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INDEX,

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PAGE

Agriculture, officers and members of State Board of...

5

members and years of service....

6

proceedings of State Board of..

9-24

Agricultural Convention, proceedings of-

Names of delegates....

25

Committee on rules...

26

President's annual address.....

27-30

Report of committee on rules and order of business.

Report of committee on resolutions respecting death of J. H. Klippart....... 30

Resolutions by Dr. Townshend .......

32

Nomination of candidates for State Board ..

36

Afternoon session........

36

Signs of progress in Ohio Agriculture, by M. B. Bateham

What is the most exhaustive crop grown in Ohio! by W. N. Cowden ....... 40

Which are the best breeds of cattle for Ohio ? by R. Baker.....

41-45

Does fine wool sheep breeding pay in Ohio! by E. J. Hiatt.....

. 45-48

Does fine wool sheep breeding pay in Ohio ? by J. C. Stevens

.48-50

What is the requisite education for farmers' sons ! by Major J. M. Millikin.. 50-60

Resolutions and remarks of M. B. Bateham on fertilizers, etc....

64

State Fair, discussion on location of.

66–73

Evening session

..... 74

Election of members to State Board .....

74

Discussion on best means of conducting county agricultural societies.... 74-87

Vote of thanks.....

87

Alderman, E., premium crop of

288

Agriculture, history of, by Hon. H. G. Davis-

Importance of agriculture..

412

Roman agriculture

413

What agriculture has accomplished

414

What we owe to American farmers..

414

Eminent men in agriculture.....

415

The United States in agriculture......

416

Cereal crops of the United States...

419

Cotton ...

425

Animal products ....

426

Butter and cheese....

426

Value of farm products.....

426

Population

428

Tariff ....

429

Agricultural imports

431

Aid to agriculture

435

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