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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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This issue features the student graduation results. The agricultural articles address marketing dairy products, increasing the domestic markets for Canadian fruit, how the Canadian Seed Growers' Association guarantees clean seed, which fertilizers maintain soil fertility, and the greatest advantage in horticulture is practical experience. An athletic article provides a history of football. Also printed in this issue are two short stories, one written by Charles G. D. Roberts. Campus news...
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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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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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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to genetics in the poultry industry, plant pathology, cattle breeding in the Netherlands, and the European corn borer. There is also an article on flower arrangement. Campus news reports on a brief history of War Memorial Hall, the success of the Halloween Dance, and awards won at the Plowing Match. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. The Macdonald Institute column highlights a visit to the Good Housekeeping Institute directed...
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This commemorative issue presents the history and current progress of the Ontario Agricultural College and Macdonald Institute. Each department is featured in its own article including photographs of the faculty and departmental building. Dr. J. B. Reynolds provides a history and profile of all of the College's Presidents. In addition, there are profiles of the O. A. C. Alumni Association and the O. A. C. Students' Co-operative. The Alumni column provides a detailed list of the people who...
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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 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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This issue contains articles on political economy, logging on the West Coast, and cheese manufacturing. The agricultural articles pertain to farm management, the Short Courses offered by the College, and the Experimental Union's work on cereal hybridization. The Horticultural series continues with an article on current horticultural research. Campus articles summarize the work of the four student organizations: the Philharmonic Society, the Literary Society, the Y. M. C. A., and the Athletic...
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This is a thematic issue regarding the employment opportunities available to the O. A. C. graduate. Three articles suggest careers, such as, becoming a District Representative for the Ontario Department of Agriculture, journalism, or working for the Ontario Civil Service. One student's article recounts his experience as a District Representative's Assistant. Agricultural articles pertain to the fall management of honeybees, winter housing for poultry, farming in Northwestern Ontario, purchasing...
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This issue starts the new school year with articles on agricultural education in the high schools, automobiles on the farm, bookkeeping for the farmer, the profitability of hog production, how to make the farm orchard profitable, and utility breeds of poultry. The Experimental Union article is a review of the Rothamsted experimental Station in Hertfordshire, England. Campus news reports the changes in faculty, suggestions for course selection, and an overview of the college organizations....
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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 articles include the value of bees and potential for a honey industry in Ontario, the game of chess, the value of milking machines to the farmer, the profitability of sheep, and experimental research with tobacco. The horticultural articles pertain to the fruit industry and address thinning fruit, and the need for co-operation amongst farmers. The poultry column has articles about breed types, and specializing in poultry production. Campus news reports the results of the oratorical...
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The theme of this issue is athletics. There are articles regarding how physical activity can improve the person, how swimming is beneficial exercise for a farmer, and reports from all of the athletic clubs. The agricultural articles pertain to farm management, a tribute to the cow, how Bakewell improved livestock breeding in Britain, and the apple industry in Eastern Canada. The Experimental section contains two student theses. One on nutrition of livestock forage, and the other on mineral...
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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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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to preparing wool for market, raising ducks, growing corn, and the Illinois Soil Survey. Other articles review different breeds of ponies, the swarming impulse in bees, and notes on the College's new breeding stock of Dairy Shorthorns. Printed in this issue is a short story and an article on the revival of the art of story telling. The Athletics column provides an update on the indoor track meet and the baseball game with Macdonald College. The Alumni...
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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 new school year begins with several articles regarding agricultural education; reprinted from other journals. The student-authored articles pertain to professional agriculture, a course in photography, preventive farm maintenance, preparing the stable for winter, and investing in a tractor. Articles contributed by women include a city dweller's impression of the country and the farmwoman of the day. Campus news features the opening of the college and the initiation of the freshmen. The...
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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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The highlight of this issue are the examination results for the O. A. C. students. Agricultural articles pertain to the objectives of the poultry course at the O. A. C. and propagating gladiolus. Other articles provide instructions on how to build a temporary stage for community theatre productions and comments on co-operative marketing of farm products. Campus news reports on the activities of the closing of the school year. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. This issue...
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Highlighted in this issue is the proposed programme for the Ontario Agricultural College's fiftieth anniversary celebrations. Other articles pertain to the manufacturing of butter, the strength of co-operative associations, and agricultural education by correspondence courses. The third prizewinning short story by a student is published in this issue. Campus news reports on the public speaking contest, the sophomore and Masonic banquets, and the athletic results. The Alumni column provides an...
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This issue begins with an article by President Reynolds regarding agricultural education in rural schools. Agricultural articles address breeding vegetable crops and the benefits of calf clubs to create interest in the dairy industry. Other articles provide information regarding the International Institute of Agriculture, the work of the Canadian Department of Agriculture's Health of Animals Branch, and departmental work of the Dominion Experimental Farms. Professor Unwin starts a new series of...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to Ontario Co-operative Dairy Products Limited, the profitability of apiculture, tomatoes growing in the Leamington District, egg production in winter, and the profitability of raising Aberdeen Angus cattle. Professor Stevenson shares his travel experience to the British House of Commons. Campus news focuses on preparations for the Conversat, and the results of the O. A. C. stock sale, Halloween dance, and college club elections. Also reported are the...
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Articles in this summer issue include a perspective on Canada's immigration problem, an overview of electric power to rural users, the agricultural potential of Northern Ontario, agricultural work in China, and the Farm Home Conveniences Exhibit. The travel article of an excursion to Point Pelee is continued in this issue. Campus news reports on the reunion of the 56th O. A. C. Battery. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. The Macdonald Institute column contains a student...
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This issue contains articles on the practical nature of co-operative agricultural marketing, the successful cultivation of chrysanthemums, poultry production on the farm, and control of the Wax Moth. Other articles address the need for democracy in world politics, and consideration of Christian Island as a National Park. A student offers an account of travels in Mexico, while a graduate comments on study habits and the technique of cramming. The editorial focuses on welcoming the Ontario...
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This issue begins with an article on the contributions of the O. A. C. Deans of Residence. Articles on experimental research address propagating potatoes in Ontario and new methods in ice cream technology. Horticultural articles pertain to propagating apples and the discipline of studying horticulture. Other articles provide an account of the Agricultural Enquiry Committee, the need for registration of beekeepers, and the effects of foot and mouth disease. One alumnus writes of his experience...
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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 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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Agricultural articles in this issue address the merits of agricultural research, a trip through the Imperial Valley in California, and fruit growing in Manitoba. Students of the class of 1929 contribute the rest of the articles consisting of short stories and an account of traveling through the Canadian Rockies by automobile. The highlight of the campus news is the final examination results. Other campus news reports on the Year '28 Banquet and the Farewell Dance. The Alumni column provides an...
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To display the cosmopolitan nature of the college, alumni from foreign counties contribute all of the articles in this issue. These alumni write of the agricultural and political conditions in Turkey, Malaysia, Holland, China, Norway, Japan, and Fiji. Campus news highlights the success of the annual College Royal and Conversat. Other campus news reports on the numerous dances, athletic activities, and student club meetings. The Alumni column provides an update of the alumni activities. The...
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The theme of this issue is the fiftieth anniversary of the Ontario Agricultural College. The issue begins with the address given by President Reynolds to those attending the jubilee celebration. The other highlight of this issue is a report on the dedication of the War Memorial Hall and a list of all of the men to whom the hall commemorates. This issue contains an outline of the presentation of delegates at the anniversary celebrations, and reviews of the week's celebrations, the garden party,...
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This issue begins with the prize winning speech from the public speaking contest regarding the creation of a provincial co-operative livestock marketing pool. Agricultural articles pertain to utilizing buttermilk as a foodstuff, reforesting Ontario, and Shorthorn cattle in Britain. Other articles address the quantity of food consumed at the college dinning hall, and the research in agriculture at a South African university. The editorial debates the merits of the current college yell. Campus...
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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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This issue begins the new school year with an appeal to the students for them to engage with the college clubs and societies. Agricultural articles pertain to agricultural practices in South Africa and Japan, and the organization of the Agricultural Engineers Group of the C. S. T. A. The Departmental Notes column provides introductory information for each of the college departments. While the College (campus) news outlines the executive committees for the prominent campus clubs. There is an...
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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 has more equally divided coverage of alumni news, campus reports, and articles of general interest for students and alumni. The articles pertain to the agricultural work at the National Research Laboratories in Ottawa, a review of the book "Famer's Glory", the travel diary of Guelph's Rhodes Scholar, and the work of visiting sculptress Miss Jacobine Jones. The campus life section focuses on the remembrance services for Armistice Day. The Macdonald column includes a...
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The highlight of this issue are the results of a successful Tenth Annual College Royal. Agricultural articles pertain to the marketing of Ontario apples in Europe, utilizing windmills in Dutch agriculture, and the agricultural potential of the land in the Mackenzie River Basin. The literary section reviews the production of "Iolanthe", the success of the debating and public speaking contests, and the potential of a career as an agricultural journalist. Campus news addresses the...
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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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There are four articles in this issue. The first article features how agricultural education and the electrification of farm labor may address rural depopulation. The second article pertains to the business side of farming and that with careful business practices, accurate record keeping, and economic co-operation, farming may be a profitable endeavor. The next article summarizes the history, curriculum, and attitudes toward agricultural education in Ontario ranging from the public school level...
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This issue's articles pertain to the art of forging metal, the entomology of the Oyster-shell Scale, seed and livestock judging, and the conformation of horses. The Experimental Union articles are regarding the necessity of fumigating flourmills and warehouses, and selecting better corn seed. The Horticulture column addresses fruit farming in Norfolk County and the co-operation of the Norfolk Fruit Growers' Association. A new column on poultry contains articles on the need for poultry...
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This is a thematic issue devoted to the graduating classes of O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute. Articles include President Creelman's address to the students, a history of O. A. C. Class of 1910, biographical sketches and photographs of the Class of 1910, a history of the Macdonald Hall Class of 1910, and biographical sketches and photographs of the Macdonald Hall Class of 1910. Agricultural articles pertain to profitability of farming, studies in plant genetics at Ste. Annes, the value of an...
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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 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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Only portions of the articles in this issue are available. The agricultural articles address the relationship of plant physiology to agriculture, war and agriculture, the market for Ontario fruit in Western Canada, and the Caledon Township results of the Farm Management Survey. One student provides her impressions of being a Farmerette. Barbara Smith continues her short story. The Editorial contains several photographs showing the summer campus preparations. The Macdonald Institute column...
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The theme of the agricultural articles in this issue relate to agricultural education in rural schools. Articles range from practical work to school gardening and beekeeping. Other agricultural articles pertain to bacteriology and potato grading. The campus articles focus on the Summer School and each of the college departments provides a short report on their work. The Query column answers agricultural queries send in by subscribers. Campus news also reports the successful visit of the...
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Three articles in this issue focus on Northern Ontario and address agricultural co-operation, farming opportunities, and how trapping is evolving into fur farming. Other agricultural articles address environmental influences on fruit trees, a book review of "Canadian Dairying", the production of seed grain, hatchability of eggs for a healthy flock, how rural living contributes to a wholesome life, and concern for farming with the increase in urbanization. The Macdonald column reports...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to utilizing purebred sires to improve cattle and swine breeding stock, the nuisance of the warble fly, cultivating ginseng, and improving the soil by cultivating legumes. Other articles include the need for agricultural loans for farmers, observations of birds from the Prairies, and instruction on the ignition system of gasoline engines. The prize winning speeches from the public speaking contest address improving the farming industry, and the flax...
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This summer issue's articles consist of an apiarist's perspective on beekeeping, shipping bees in combless packages, the need for nutritious whole-wheat flour, preparing food economically, soil fertility based on soil colour, and that contaminated water cause's typhoid. Three articles offer suggestions for exhibiting fruit, propagating and harvesting foodstuffs, and tips on wildlife photography. There are two allegorical short stories, one on dishwashing, and the other regarding an O. A. C....
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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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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to preparing sheep for the fall fair, a review of the 1916 dairy industry in Western Ontario, and the origins and uses of grapes. Other articles address the business training of the agricultural student, how to save time and money with short cuts, and reflections from a farmer. Content regarding World War 1 is located in an article about the Army Signal Service, the editorial, and the Alumni column. Campus news features the freshman reception, the...
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The theme of this issue is rural improvement. Some articles on rural improvement focus on rural education, as a way to combat the farm labor shortage, to relieve the monotony of farm life for the famer's wife, and Saskatchewan's Circulating College utilization of the Better Farming Train. Agricultural rural improvement articles consist of the preservation of food, the importance of vigorous potato stock, the value in painting barns, the profitability of commercial fertilizers, the need for a...
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This issue's agricultural articles address the unprofitability of poultry diseases, the Farm Management Survey, the 1917 corn crop in Western Ontario, prospects of farming as an occupation, the economics of food waste, and purchasing winter cattle feed. There is a wartime article regarding the Organization of Resources Committee. Campus articles include a welcome from the Union Literary Society and news regarding the student labor issue, and the initiation of new students. The Macdonald column...
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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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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 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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This issue's articles feature the inception of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, a brief history of the farm management department, purchasing sheep in Great Britain, the fruit industry in British Columbia, and a student's account of the Student Volunteer Movement Convention in Iowa. Continued in this issue are the travel diary of a canoe trip on the Atikokan River, an alumnus' reminiscence of Scotland, and the wartime biographical sketch titled "Apres la Guerre". While the farm...
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This issue's articles pertain to the flood and famine in China, the agricultural use of basic slag from steel manufacturing, appreciation of the artist Millet, and the United Farmers' Co-operative Company of Ontario. Agricultural articles address protecting beneficial birds on the farm, the scarcity of potato seed, and suggestions for students returning to farming. Campus news reports the athletic and club activities for the closing of the school year. The serialized wartime story titled...
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This issue begins with an article from the Minister of Agriculture regarding the vocation of farming. The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the World Poultry Congress scheduled in 1927 and the industry of fruit farming. While student contributed articles, address the nutrition of milk, a comedic look at cattle, and the dietary need for vitamins. The highlight of this issue is the O. A. C. examination results. Other campus news reports on the O. A. C. Stock Judging Team, the I. O....
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This issue begins with articles regarding fruit transportation, growing alfalfa, and an annual report from the Canadian National Poultry Record Association. Continued in this issue is the war remembrance "Depth Charges". Students of the class of 1928 contribute the rest of the articles consisting of short stories and an account of hiking the Niagara Glen. Campus news reports on the endeavors of the athletic teams, the success of the amateur Drama Club, and the public speaking contest....
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This issue begins the new school year with articles that encourage students to utilize the Massey Library, and to participate in livestock judging. Agricultural articles pertain to fruit growing in Nova Scotia, eradicating weeds after the harvest, and the solution to improving agriculture in Northern Ontario. Dairy articles focus on grading Ontario butter, and packaging butter in a factory. Student articles pertain to showing beef cattle, a short story, and the literature of Hugh Walpole. While...
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Several articles in this issue address the debate regarding the O. A. C. having a separate Board of Governors from the University of Toronto. The students of the Class of 1929 write most of the articles in this issue with topics ranging from the Experimental Farm System to clover as a silage crop. The column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students is continued in this issue. The editorial comments on the ferocity of the St. Patrick's Day tie fight. While the campus...
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This issue for the new school year begins with articles that focus on autumn activities. Articles pertain to food preservation with ice refrigeration, the need for additional soil surveys, and the winter storage of vegetables. Student contributions include a travel diary regarding the rural conditions in Northern China, and the production of rural community plays. Campus news reports on the success of the Barn Dance, rugby games, and the opportunity to participate in college organizations. The...
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This issue begins with a tribute to Dr. J. Hugo Reed, Professor of Veterinary Science. Agricultural articles pertain to creating antifreeze mixtures, the commercial incubator in the poultry industry, and sales efficiency in the dairy industry. Other articles address the meaning of "bluestockings" in literary circles, the value of college debates, and the will of William Dunlop. Published in this issue is the first prize essay for the O. A. C. Review competition. The editorial debates...
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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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This Christmas issue contains articles on the need for democracy and lawfulness, the forthcoming International Disarmament Conference, and the creation of Remembrance Day. J. M. Roxburg is profiled in the continuing column on successful O. A. C. graduates. A new Literary Notes column provides suggestions from the English Department and information on literary extracurricular activities. Campus news reports on the success of the O. A. C. teams at the Royal Winter Fair, the International...
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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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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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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the field experimental work of the Chemistry Department, the nuisance of starlings, utilizing honey as a daily commodity, and the best seed available to farmers. The horticulture article suggests using mulch paper to prevent the growth of weeds. Other articles address the changes in faculty in the Agricultural Economics Department, an obituary for Dr. J. W. Robertson, and the success of the ice cream course at the College. Contributed to this...
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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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This issue begins with an article regarding the appointment of alumnus F. C. Hart as Professor of Economics. Agricultural articles pertain to the profitability of Ontario's largest farm, the eradication of Couch Grass, the best malting barley produced by the O. A. C., and the marketing of honey products. Other agricultural articles address the profitability of dairy farming, the Soil Survey of Ontario, and a series of horticultural notes. Campus news highlights the success of the Live Stock...
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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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This issue begins with an editorial regarding the success of the Short Course. The Short Course provides men and women the opportunity to visit the College and investigate if they are interested in attending the College full-time. Agricultural articles pertain to the agricultural potential of Northern Ontario, Dr. Christie's address at Purdue University, Australian agriculture, and wages for English farm workers. Campus news reports the Christmas examination results, the results of the student...
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In this issue, Professor Day extols the students to take pride in an agricultural education. This issue begins a series of articles on dairying with this month's article on marketing. Agricultural articles pertain to agriculture in Quebec, agricultural science, the food science of flour testing at the college, and the extermination of Gypsy and Brown Tail Moths. The Horticultural column reports on the new field of floriculture. The editorial mentions the controversy of the freshman initiation....
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