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The O.A.C. Review (Ontario Agricultural College)

For 72 years, from 1889-1961, this magazine was published annually by and for students of the Ontario Agricultural College. It provides a rich source of historical information about the department and its alumni as well as the social and agricultural history of Ontario. Regular columns from the Ontario Agricultural College and the MacDonald Institute for Women provide ongoing commentary on student life, detailing the academic, athletic and social events of each year. Feature articles address the...



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The highlight of this Christmas issue is the sod turning ceremony for the War Memorial Hall including a photograph of the students and faculty excavating the hole for the foundation. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to silage for dairy cattle, the bull census in Oxford County, and the O. A. C. victory at the Pacific International Stock Judging Contest. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature. Published in this issue are the first prizewinners of the O. A. C....
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Several articles in this summer issue focus on agricultural education in Canada and the United States. The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the development and conformation of Holstein Friesian cattle, atmospheric temperature, small livestock in Europe, the problem of rural flight, and preparing vegetables for exhibition. There are reviews of fruit growing in the Annapolis Valley and horticulture on the Canadian Prairies. Farm improvement articles feature the work of a drainage...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to the need to export surplus dairy products to foreign markets, the winter care of sheep, cold storage of fruit, improving egg production with a protein diet, feeding cattle destined for market, and the quality of butter. The editorial addresses the new conscription law and military exemption. Campus new reports on the various student receptions, the At Home promenade, the Union Literary Society meeting, and the field day results. The Macdonald column...
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Women at the Macdonald Institute contributed all the articles devoted to the theme of home economics. Articles include pioneers in the field, a report on the Ontario Training School for Girls in Galt, and a report of the third annual meeting of the Ontario Dietetic Association. Other articles address the newest research on diets for controlling diabetes, the study of Mothercraft at the Macdonald Institute, and a lecture regarding the aquarium at the London Zoo. Alumnus W. J. Garnett writes of...
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This issue begins with two articles from the Department of Agriculture regarding exporting beef cattle and hogs. Agricultural articles pertain to the improvement of New Brunswick agriculture, creating an insect collection, and the Ontario Agriculture and Experimental Union meeting. Other articles address Tom Thompson's contribution to Canadian art and the college's acquisition of his painting, "The Drive". Student contributions include a short story, a war remembrance, and a travel...
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This is a thematic issue devoted to agricultural engineering and highlights some of the labor saving machinery that have improved farming by 1908. Campus articles include reports from the Y. M. C. A. conference and Athletics Association, and the examination results of the top twenty students. The Macdonald Institute features a report on Macdonald College in Quebec. Alumni news is available in the Our Old Boys column. This issue features stories by alumni, one who attended O. A. C. in 1874 and...
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Conference addresses reprinted in this issue include an address regarding scientific co-operation and the dinner for Dr. Christie. Highlighted in this issue is a review of the exhibits at the College Royal with an article on the first prize exhibit, "The Modern Kitchen". Other articles address that students attending the dairy short course are also students of the college, the nitrate industry in Chile, and a report on the fiftieth annual meeting of the Ontario Agricultural and...
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This issue's focus is on the Short Courses offered by the O. A. C. in the agricultural topics of stock and seed judging, poultry, and fruit growing. Agricultural articles pertain to trade protection, agricultural economics of the dairy industry, and the improvement of cereal grains through hybridization. The focus of the Horticultural article is the co-operative movement in Ontario. Campus articles report the visit of Ontario legislators to the O. A. C. and the events of the Union Literary...
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The leading article is a profile of alumnus John Bracken, Premier of Manitoba. Articles in this issue pertain to defending the livestock judging teams, the coup of having an international debate at the College, and the latest research on genetic experiments on tomatoes. Campus news reports that few of the women are attending the dances, that the Ted Wildman Trophy was awarded to George Mills, a student writes of a day-in-the-life of a college student, and the results of the Christmas...
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This expanded Christmas issue begins with biographies of the Premier of Ontario and the President of the University of British Columbia. Agricultural articles include U. B. C.'s livestock industry, soil testing for bacteria, the O. A. C. sale of livestock, the Cabbage Root Maggot, livestock judging, and the evolution of farm machinery. European thematic articles address Flemish flax, plowing in England, and the Canadian Soldier Agriculturalists with the Khaki University. The first prize winners...
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This issue begins the new school year with an address by the new college president, J. B. Reynolds. Agricultural articles include suggestions for the animal husbandry student, poultry conformation for egg production, milk production of Holstein and Ayrshire cattle, and mechanical tillage in the tropics. An article suggest how the community building aspects of prison camp theatre productions could be adapted to rural community amateur theatre. Students provide a travel diary of Prince Edward...
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This issue begins the new school year with reflections on the history of the O. A. C. Articles address the founding of the Ontario School of Agriculture and Experimental Farm to the innovations made by its faculty and alumni. Included in these articles are etchings and photographs of the original campus. Alumnus T. H. Mason provides brief biographies of the faculty and students who attended the opening year of the college. Departmental updates are reported by the following departments, animal...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains a Christmas address from the Ontario Minister of Agriculture, and Christmas themed articles on Christmas customs and the meaning of Christmas. There are two short stories about Christmas. Agricultural articles pertain to bovine tuberculosis, fruit inspection, the investment in an agricultural education, the Short Courses offered at the O. A. C., well drilling, the fruit industry in Lambton County, and a demonstration in field drainage ditching. Poultry...
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Faculty and alumni are the main contributors to this issue. Agricultural articles pertain to the quality of Danish agricultural products, plant breeding of barley, irrigation development in Alberta, and the selection of peonies. Two student articles are a travel diary of an excursion to Point Pelee, and the second prizewinning article on the nutrition of milk. Campus news mentions the new short course in baking technology and the Baccalaureate Service. Alumni updates are provided in the Alumni...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains articles on public land ownership, Dr. Zavitz' experiments with different seed grains, comments on livestock judging, and the winter hardiness of alfalfa. Other articles pertain to the changing fashion in college dress, cultural education, the need for O. A. C. graduates to teach in India, and the O. A. C. stock sale. Campus news reports on the activities of the college organizations, that the freshmen initiation still occurred, and athletic activities...
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This issue continues the address given by Sir Clifford Sifton at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Professor Unwin concludes his series on Canadian literature. Agricultural articles pertain to the potato industry in British Columbia, how modern conveniences contribute to rural prosperity, management of the European corn borer, and preserving eggs. Included is an article on the forest fieldwork and aerial photography conducted at Sioux Lookout. Campus news highlights the...
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This issue begins with a memoriam to Professor Wade Toole. Agricultural articles pertain the breeding and conformation of Ayrshire cattle, the profitability of growing nuts, and temperature control of milk in the dairy industry. Other articles address apiary myths from the writings of Virgil, and herbal folk remedies. Continued in this issue is the column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students, with a focus on a report of the first annual convention. Campus news...
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In this issue, articles pertain to bird physiology and their habitat, alfalfa grown in Haldimand County, innovation in the dairy industry, cultivating corn, a study of Holstein-Friesian registry records, and the value of Canadian citizenship. Articles regarding the profitability of poultry include poultry in Norfolk County, and raising Guinea Fowl. The farmer's organization series continues with an article suggesting there not be any discussion of politics at the Farmer's Club meetings. The...
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This issue begins with an alumnus' reminiscence of the Ontario Agricultural College. Agricultural articles focus on education such as the O. A. C. poultry extension work, agricultural education in Indiana, and animal husbandry education in New Brunswick. Other agricultural articles pertain to the various forms of stem rust in wheat, flax production in Ontario, and controlling the Cabbage Root Maggot. The farm power column provides information about electric generators. Reprinted in this issue...
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This issue begins with a reprint of the address regarding agricultural colleges in Canada give by President Reynolds to the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Also contained in this issue is an account of the O. A. C. exhibit in the Canadian Pavilion at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley, London, England. Other articles include an outline of the work of the agricultural representative and the fourth year stock-judging trip. Campus news reports on the Annual Promenade at...
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This expanded special Christmas issue celebrates the end of World War 1 starting with an article by and interview with Dr. Creelman and an address to the alumni who fought. Printed in this issue is the 1914-1918 Honour Roll of over 700 names. The Macdonald Institute column also provides an Honour Roll for the alumnae. Agricultural articles pertain to seed potatoes, Clydesdale horses, and the production of plums in Ontario. The Review celebrates its thirtieth year of publication and includes a...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the utilization of livestock by grain farmers, experiments concerning sweet clover, basic slag as fertilizer, improving livestock in Oxford County, and incubation of goose eggs. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature. There is a nature observation of chickadees. Also included are reports from the meetings of the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, the American Phytopathological Society, and the American Association of...
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This issue contains Professor Reynold's article on a successful college career, and Professor Zavitz' report on the Canadian Forestry Association convention. Agricultural articles address the cost of producing milk, the need for education in beekeeping, the packaging of apples for shipping, the potato industry in Ontario, and the profitability of artificial fertilizers. Poultry articles pertain to fattening poultry for market, and an update of the O. A. C. poultry department. Owen Johnson...
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This issue's agricultural articles include a history of the field drainage work conducted at the O. A. C., a tour of Craighleigh in Toronto, mosaic disease in potatoes, a report on the Mule foot Hog, and a report on the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association. Three agricultural articles focus on dairy production, they include, augmenting farm income with intensive dairying methods, the O. A. C.'s improvement of dairy cattle, and testing dairy cattle in Ontario for their milk...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to root room in crop production, winter injury in fruit trees, the use of gas tractors on the farm, cleaning weed seeds from crop seed, the conformation of the Shire horse, breeding potatoes to be disease resistant, and comparing various crops for the best yields. Other articles include a satirical short story, the potential in the formation of the United Farmers' Co-operative Company, and an opinion on student housing by an alumnus. Campus news...
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The highlight of this special number are articles on agricultural education in the rural schools of Ontario and the need for qualified instructors. Other articles address the obligations of Canadian citizenship, the co-operative movement in Ontario, the need to improve school grounds in Ontario, and current research on farm crops and vegetables. An article regarding the Women's Art Association of Canada is in the Macdonald Institute column. Alumni news and wedding announcements are available in...
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This winter issue highlights the victory the O. A. C.'s stock-judging team at Chicago with the winning of the Spoor Trophy. Agricultural articles include the benefits of dairy research, Farmer's Institutes in Ontario, the Provincial Winter Fair in Guelph, and the International Live Stock Exposition in Chicago. The Experimental articles pertain to the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union's annual meeting and a history of the Rothampstead Experimental Station. The Horticultural series...
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The new school year begins with articles on principles of agricultural co-operation, the experience of teaching in Alberta, improving forage crops, and breeds of draft horses. The Experimental column contains articles on how grain seed has acclimated in Eastern Canada, and that alfalfa is Ontario's leading forage crop. The Horticulture column's article is about the development of fruit growing across Canada. While the Poultry articles describe a model poultry processing plant, and displaying...
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This issue's articles report on cocoa production in Grenada, working for the Ontario Department of Agriculture and Education as a District Representative, an O. A. C. trip to Ontario County, and the success at the Chicago International. The Experimental articles pertain to tobacco culture in Ontario and the need for plant pathologists for alfalfa. The Horticulture article reviews the exhibits at the Ontario Horticultural Exhibition in Toronto. The Poultry column reports on the poultry exhibits...
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The highlight of this issue are the O. A. C. examination results and biographical details of each of the graduating men. The few articles that are included in this issue encourage the students to broaden their horizons, and relate their schoolwork to life after college. The technical supplement contains three articles contributed by an alumnus, a faculty member, and a student. The Macdonald Institute column provides a student's experience with demonstration work, the Junior's dinner for the...
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Preparation for College Royal is the theme for this special issue of The Review. Numerous articles provide instruction on the preparation of animals, plants, and domestic science exhibits, including an article on the art of designing an exhibit. Agricultural articles pertain to the science in agricultural policy, that British brewers use O. A. C. Barley and improvements in the poultry industry. The English Department provides advice of preparing for a debating contest and the etymology of the...
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Preparations for the Ninth Annual College Royal is the topic of this issue with articles on showmanship and exhibit design. Included in this issue is a debate over the usefulness of student initiation. College life news pertains to the success of the Conversazione and the awarding of the Wildman Trophy to Sid. Henry. The agricultural articles provide information on the research of fruit trees at the Vineland Experimental Station, the breeding of corn resistant to pests, and carnivorous plants....
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This issue begins with an article by Agnes MacPhail on public schools providing education on Canadian citizenship. Highlighted in this issue is an article regarding the childhood of John McCrae, who was once Dean of English at the O. A. C. Other articles pertain to agricultural education in Ontario. Agricultural articles address successful rations for chicks, the wool industry, and propagating flowering shrubs. The editorial mentions the War Memorial Chimes Fund being used for furniture and a...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the drainage in fruit orchards, the breeding of lightweight horses, and tree planting to create snow breaks. Other articles address the history of breeding the Silver Fox for the fur industry, and composition in photography. Continued in this issue is the column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students, with a focus on selecting delegates for the Annual Conference in 1928. Campus news reports on the abundance of...
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This issue's student contributions are articles on travelling in Burma and the memoirs of Tennyson. Agricultural articles address the farm labor shortage, the selection of plants for propagation, how summer fallow affects soil fertility, and the new experiments with alfalfa at Guelph. Horticultural articles pertain to the promotion of box packaging for apples and the need for extermination of Gypsy and Brown Tail Moths. Campus articles report on the field day results, activities of the Union...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to Shorthorn Cattle, the profitability of increased crop production, and experimental work in weed eradication. Wartime articles address the necessity of increasing honey production due to the sugar shortage, utilizing skim milk and buttermilk as human food, the necessity of increasing hog production for feeding the army, and the formation of the Khaki University. The floriculture article is about growing flowers from seed. While the Query column...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to preparing agricultural exhibits of field crops, agricultural development in Northern Ontario, the advantages of precooling fruit for long distance shipping, sourcing seed potatoes from Prince Edward Island, and maintaining milking machines. Economic articles address the necessity for the farmer to maintain accurate farm accounts, the profitability of efficient factory management, and the possible addition of economics and history to the college...
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This issue's articles address winter birds in Ontario, dairy tariffs and the Ontario farmer, nocturnal birds and the spread of noxious weeds in impure grain seed. The agricultural articles pertain to government dairy testing associations, the future in agriculture on the Prairies, and the economics of mutton production. The Horticulture articles address the profitability of fruit farming in Ontario, and greenhouse tomatoes. Campus articles include the examination results, how the O. A. C. is...
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This issue begins with a history of the past fifty years of the Ontario Agricultural College. Agricultural articles pertain to the development of Holstein Friesian cattle, an explanation of the need for the Lightning Rod Act, preparing fruit for export, and the importance of vitamins in livestock feed. Continued in this issue is the article on the need for conservation of original old growth trees. The editorial comments on how immigration may solve the farm labour shortage. Campus news...
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This issue begins with an article presenting the history of the National Federation of Canadian University Students. Agricultural articles pertain to the causes of plant diseases, exporting horses to Russia, and the reclaiming of dykelands in Nova Scotia. Poultry articles address raising ducks and the poultry industry in Ontario. Reprinted in this issue is an article on public speaking from the December 1893 issue of the O. A. C. Review. A student of the Class of 1927 contributes a short story....
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Highlighted in this issue is an article on nature conservation by Jack Miner. Continuing this month are photographs of War Memorial Hall, the Field Husbandry Building (Zavitz Hall), and the College breeding stock. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the Shorthorn cattle at the college, dairy research in Australia, and the grading of Garnet Wheat. Other articles include the winners of the athletic awards of 1928-1929, benefits of membership in the National Federation of Canadian...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the Canadian Council of Agriculture, installing lightning rods, selecting pullets for profitable egg production, vegetable breeding at the O. A. C., and transplanting onions. Alumnus T. H. Mason provides a retrospective on the early days of the O. A. C. A student article refutes the public sentiment that O. A. C. graduates are not returning to their farms after graduation. Another student examines the Students' Co-operative Association....
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This issue begins with a short story contributed by a student. Agricultural articles pertain to the dairy research conducted on campus and the Silver Wyandotte. Other articles address the experience of producing a theatre production, the production by the Union Literary Society, and W. H. Hudson's contribution to literature. Campus news reports on the success of the annual stock sale, the ongoing debate regarding the war trophy Amelia, and the athletic activities. The Alumni column provides an...
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This slim summer issue contains the address given by the agricultural section of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and a report on the visit of this association to the O. A. C. Other articles include instructions on increasing strawberry production and a biography of the author John Masefield. The editorial comments on Rhodes Scholars. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. This issue does not contain a Macdonald column.
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The college year closes with a guest article regarding the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Agricultural articles pertain to research into canning and dehydration conducted at the Vineland Research Station, rearing a dairy calf, treatment for alkali soils, the economics of egg production, and potato diseases in New Brunswick. Other articles include a travel diary regarding New Zealand, and a recount of agriculture in London, England. The farm power column compares the ratings of farm tractors....
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This issue begins with the announcement that Henry G. Bell has joined the faculty of the Chemistry Department to conduct work on soil fertility and fertilizers. The English Department column has returned in this issue. Agricultural articles pertain to the success of the livestock judging team, the Ontario Creamerymen's Convention, the management of geese during winter, and girdling apple trees to increase productivity. The Biology column addresses fruit fly evolution and ornithology during the...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to preventing falsification of dairy records, the challenges of livestock judging, protecting buildings against lightning, fruit tree propagation, maintaining farm equipment, and marketing dairy products. Other articles address agricultural prosperity, and how the war has changed the chemical industry particularly for industrial dyes. The farm power column continues its topic of maintenance of gasoline engines. The highlight of the campus news is...
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The theme of this issue is post-war reconstruction. The first article is a number of statements on the Age of Reconstruction by eminent agriculturalists and politicians. Other articles follow on how the ideals of reconstruction may be applied to spirituality, rural education, and improved road systems. The farm improvement article addresses the value of the automobile to the farmer. The Macdonald Institute column provides alumnae updates and campus humour. The Alumni column contains alumni...
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The theme of this issue of the New Year is livestock judging with articles on the success of the O. A. C. judging team at Chicago and the educational value of livestock judging. Agricultural articles pertain to feeding dairy cattle during milk production, farming as an occupation, field drainage, and egg production. Printed in this issue are the second place winners of the O. A. C. Review's competition in short stories and poems. Campus news addresses the deferred examination due to the Spanish...
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The theme of this issue is regarding seeds and potato production. Agricultural articles address seed supply and maximizing the yield from seed crops. Articles that pertain to potatoes relate to potato diseases and profitability of growing potatoes in Northern Ontario. The Query column answers agricultural queries send in by subscribers. Campus news provides a summary of the activities of athletic endeavors, the theatre production of Queen Esther, and meetings of the Live Stock Club and...
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The theme of the final issue of the school year is on agriculture of the newly created provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Campus news has the final examination results. The Macdonald Institute article features nature study notes on wild ginger. Alumni news is available in the Our Old Boys in the West column and highlights alumni in Western Canada.
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This summer issue's articles range from uniting the British Empire, art appreciation, the study of parasites, the value of agricultural exhibitions, morality in rural life, to parasitic plants. Agricultural articles pertain to crop rotation, Professor Bang's tuberculosis testing, and agricultural problems in the Midwest. The Horticultural column features the success of the Ontario's fruit exhibit in England. The Macdonald Institute column features articles on the influence of home life, and...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains articles on the farming heritage in Christmas celebrations, a travel log of a Roman holiday, the Christmas spirit in the writings of Dickens, and the Conservation Movement in agriculture. The Experimental Union article addresses creating varieties of wheat with high gluten content. The Horticulture column features an article by E. D. Smith reporting on Niagara district fruit and an outlook for fruit growers for 1912. The Poultry column contains reviews of...
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Students contributed all of the articles in this issue. The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to hydraulic engineering in Holland and Kew Gardens in England. Students contributed a couple of sketch stories and an article on the Youth Hostel Movement in England. Preparations are beginning for College Royal with articles on showmanship and preparing animals and agricultural items for the show ring. Campus news reports on the success of the Conversat, student mischief, and the seasonal...
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The O. A. C. Review now appears in a new format, along with a mandate to publish material by the students for the students and alumni. This issue begins the new school year with articles summarizing the previous summer's activities. There are articles extolling the students to apply themselves. Such as, not to waste time or money on the movies or radio programs, and to live up to the college mottos. Updates are provided for the departments of animal husbandry, English, and horticulture. Campus...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to research on soybeans and apiculture in Turkey. The Judging Teams are successful at the National Dairy Show and the Dairy Products competition. The Horticulture column features an article regarding the Rose Society of Ontario and their work with the College. Also published are the home addresses of the freshmen students. Other articles provide information on the Migratory Birds Convention Act of 1930, forcing bulbs in winter, vegetable diseases, and...
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This issue ends the school year and publishes the O. A. C. final examination results. This includes photographs of winning teams and executive committees. Highlighted in this issue is the creation of the Wade Toole Memorial Trophy awarded to the winning exhibit at the College Royal. This trophy is a tribute to the professor that initiated the creation of the College Royal. Agricultural articles pertain to the artificial insemination of queen bees, pesticides, and fungicides. Other articles...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to effects of the European corn borer in Ontario and the profitability of poultry farming. Other articles provide an overview of the faculty of agriculture at the University of British Columbia, the work of the Soldier Settlement Board, the aims of the Canada Colonization Association, and a history of the O. A. C. Printed in this issue is the O. A. C. Review competition's first prize winning descriptive essay. Campus news reports on the formal opening...
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This issue contains articles on agricultural education, progress in forestry, and markets for agricultural exports. An article on the farm labor problem suggests that the solution is the elimination of fencing. The Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union reports on its 1904 dairy experiments. Agricultural articles pertain to starting a poultry business, Canadian grown bananas, refrigerated transport of fruit crops, and tree grafting methods. Campus news reports are included in the College...
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This is a special expanded Christmas issue. This issue contains diverse articles from travel diaries for Rome and Holland, to Canadianism and national identity. Agricultural articles pertain to Canadian agricultural history, cattle breeding, wheat hybridization, and the treatment of smut fungus. Horticultural articles address the scenery of rural Ontario, and Christmas fruits from Florida. Campus news provides a retrospective on the O. A. C. and the Athletics Association. The Macdonald...
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This issue contains articles on Spain, the best method of pruning apple trees, early sprouting of planted oat seed, maintenance of a gasoline engine, a career in agricultural journalism, the profitability of cleaner milk, and agricultural education with special exhibits on trains. The poultry articles pertain to artificial incubation, the profitability of combining poultry with bees and apples, producing the best eggs for hatching, and updates from the O. A. C. poultry department. Campus news...
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This expanded issue contains agricultural articles regarding Aberdeen Angus cattle, improving the profitability of poultry production, results of the O. A. C. livestock sale, neglect of the farm apple orchard, a report on the Conference of Potato Growers, and an outline of the stock judging trip by the senior class. Other articles include the advent of powered milk, how to increase Canada's food supply, the potential in farming in Western Canada, and famous Christmas days in Canadian history....
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The highlight of this issue are guidelines in preparing animals and exhibits, including photography, for the forthcoming College Royal competitions. This issue begins with a photograph of the Portico before the demolition of the Old Residence. The success of the 28th Annual Conversazione and a historical review of the third Conversazione in 1906 are included in this issue, as well as, the winter athletics activities. The Macdonald Institute column reports on the women's social teas and parties,...
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This issue concludes the school year. A student provides an article regarding his travels through Scotland. A guest contributor concludes his article on agricultural transportation. The principal of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College writes of the founding of the college at Truro. Agricultural articles pertain to agriculture in the Maritime Provinces as well as the prairies. There is also an article on the history of the English Experimental Stations. The horticultural article is regarding...
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This spring issue's articles address beneficial birds for the farmer, the benefits of a school garden, the training of agricultural teachers, and parasites such as the Cecropia Moth, Gall Fly, and Codling Worm. Agricultural articles pertain to purebred cattle breeding, the poultry industry in Ontario, and the apple industry in Eastern Canada. The Experimental column articles are regarding the efficiency of spraying fruit, the influence of fertilizers on the nutrition of potatoes, and...
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This issue contains articles on survey work for field drainage, the brooding and rearing of chicks, students as apiary inspectors in Ontario, the 3 necessary elements in fertilizers, different systems for breeding animals, the work of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association, and the profitability of producing tomatoes. Campus news reports on the activities of the student's council, the fire on campus, the oratorical contest, the efforts of the debating team, and the minstrel show. The Macdonald...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the Department of Agriculture's Ontario Butter Grading Service and activities of the bacteriology, apiculture, and botanical departments. Other articles include the need for wildlife conservation with the creation of the national parks system, and the two series on Canadian literature, and the great musicians. The serialized articles "Apres la Guerre" authored by H. C. Mason aka The Veteran have now been published as a book titled...
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The highlight of this issue is the publication of the class standings and examination results. The students of the Class of 1930 wrote all of the articles contributed to this issue with topics ranging from the psychology of farming to amateur radio. Continued in this issue is the column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students, with a focus on the founding of the Geneva School of International Studies. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. The...
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This issue begins with the address given by Sir Clifford Sifton at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Agricultural articles pertain to pursing new markets for Canadian livestock, grading purebred sheep, the work of the Dominion Seed Branch, and the breeders' meetings in Toronto. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature, while John Lewis of The Globe provides suggestions for future journalists. A five-year B. S. A. degree is proposed for the College....
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The highlight of this month's issue is the visit by the Governor General of Canada to the opening of the new Administration Building on campus. A new feature in the coming months is a column that profiles O. A. C. alumni who are now college presidents. This month's profile is of Dr. Andrew Soule. Two students contribute short stories. The Departmental Notes column provides reports and research updates from campus departments. The College Life column contains humourous entries regarding campus...
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The highlight of this issue are the examination results for the O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute students. This issue includes an update of political changes in the Province. The agricultural articles pertain to the annual meeting of the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, the Boultflour method of feeding dairy cattle, and a book review regarding the Coconut Moth in Fiji authored by an alumnus. Other agricultural articles address government regulations for egg grading, the development...
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This issue begins with an article regarding a historical landmark on campus - the refuge of William Lyon Mackenzie. Agricultural articles pertain to the Gypsy Moth in Canada, feeding baby chicks, and the sugar industry in Cuba. This month's prize wining essay is on how machinery has become exalted. Horticultural articles pertain to saving girdled trees, and beautifying rural homes. The apiculture article provides instructions on how to build beehives. Campus news reports on the annual public...
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This autumn issue's articles are regarding the scarcity of farm labour, mosquitoes, the best feed for pigs; housing for poultry, the cultivation of carnations, and Canadian literature. A Japanese student at the O. A. C. contributed an article on the Russo-Japanese War. Campus articles pertain to the activities of the Y. M. C. A., Literary Society, and the Field Day results. The Macdonald Institute section highlights the Halloween dance and activities of its alumnae. Alumni news is available in...
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This issue has guest articles regarding agricultural transportation, Canadian literature, and agricultural education in the public schools. Agricultural articles pertain to foreign markets for Canadian produce, the quality of grain seed, and the food science of the quality of western wheat. Horticultural articles address the cultivation of Primulas and the farm garden. The Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union article reports the 1905 co-operative experiments in agriculture. Campus...
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This summer issue begins with an article on the success of the Saskatchewan Registered Seed Growers Limited. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the history and methods of genetically modifying fruit, instructions on building a hygienic dairy barn floor, and herbicides that are efficient. Other articles address an explanation of the mandate of the Packet Loan Library and book reviews of recent library acquisitions. Also included in this issue is a reprint of an address given at St....
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