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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 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 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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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 summer issue contains two short stories by Ellis Parker Butler and Edwin Lefevre. Agricultural articles pertain to the nitrogen enrichment of soil, labour issues for fruit farmers, and a history of seed testing by the Dominion Seed Commissioner. Literary articles feature the literature of nature, and sporting in Shakespeare. Other articles include a reminiscence of May Day in Venice and an article on women's life on the farm. Campus news reports the graduation results, graduate employment...
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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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The theme of this issue is co-operation. Articles on co-operation consist of the history of the O. A. C. Student's Co-operative Association, the co-operative enterprise of egg circles, and a statement on co-operation. Agricultural articles pertain to environmental influences on fruit trees, the cost of spraying apple orchards, the study of poultry communication, and use of dynamite on the farm. The Experimental column returns in this issue with an article on the 1914 Ontario Experimental Union...
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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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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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This issue's articles consist of an overview of the fruit industry in Canada, the destructiveness of the Cherry Fruit Fly, the profitability and nutrition of milk, contamination of eggs, and an ornithological observation of flycatchers. Two secondary school teachers provide their perspective on agricultural education, and domestic science education in secondary schools. A wartime article advocates the benefits of vaccinating soldiers against typhoid. Campus news includes an allegory for an O....
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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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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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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 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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Articles in this issue pertain to the work of the Industrial and Development Council of Canadian Meat Packers, a review of the Canadian lamb market, improving equipment for the raising of poultry, an overview of electric power to rural users, and growing peach trees. Alumnus H. C. Mason shares the first act of the script for his play "Smith Broadens Out". Campus news reports on a visitor's perspective of the construction of the War Memorial Hall, and the Agricultural Representatives...
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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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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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This issue begins with an article by Professor Tomlinson regarding the cultivation of roses. Reprinted in this issue are articles on agricultural education in Europe, and the evolution of the public market for agricultural products. Alumnus S. E. Percival writes of his experience as Assistant to the Agent General for Ontario. Also in this issue is a biography of the playwright Eugene O'Neill. The editorial comments on the need for Canadian patriotism and citizenship. The Alumni column provides...
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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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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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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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The editorial in this issue renews the debate over whether the O. A. C. Review should be a weekly of monthly publication. A student contributed an article on Jamaican agriculture. While an alumnae writes of work in the home service department with the Consumer's Gas Company. The winners of the various scholarships and awards are announced in this issue. Campus news reports on the Remembrance Day Service at War Memorial Hall, the oldest apple tree in North America, and items on livestock...
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This Christmas issue continues the article on the Russo-Japanese War. Student articles pertain to a student's travels through England, the study of agricultural economics, and Canadian poetry. Professor Zavitz contributes an article on European and North American agricultural colleges. Professor Reynolds writes of his experimental shipment of fruit to Winnipeg using cold storage. Other agricultural articles are regarding beneficial winter birds and Christmas markets for beef, poultry, and...
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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 articles address agricultural colleges and their contribution to rural education, occupations in forestry, the disposition of horses in the urban environment, developing Alfalfa Clover in Canada, and an overview of horticultural education. The editorial advocates for a rink on campus and comments on the legislation of amusements at agricultural fairs. Campus news reports on the Y. M. C. A., the Union Literary Society, a successful Conversazione, the Poultry Institute, and the O. A....
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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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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 include a portion of an O. V. C. lecture regarding nervous system diseases, the Better Farming Special train used for agricultural education, a Macdonald College student's impression of the O. A. C., and an alumnus' reminiscence of living in Western Canada. Agricultural articles pertain to innovations in dairy marketing and evaluating a wheat grain standard of performance. The Experimental Union articles outline clover and corn production in Manitoba, and fanning grain...
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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 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 issue feature two debates regarding women's contribution to farm life and the Rural Home question. Articles also pertain to using a professional tiler for land drainage, propagating beans in Ontario, utilizing Thoroughbred stallions to improve horse stock in Canada, the need for a law governing dairy sanitation, and cultivation of potatoes. Two articles feature the use of natural and commercial fertilizers. The science of living article is continued in this issue. Articles regarding...
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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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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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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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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to propagation suggestions from the Vineland Experimental Station, naming conventions for purebred animals, traditional farming methods in India, culling poor quality fruit trees, and proper barn ventilation. One article addresses the work of the United Farmers of Ontario to rectify towns in Northern Ontario after the calamity of the forest fires. An alumnus shares his reminiscence of the O. A. C. as it was in 1892-1893. Campus news reports on the...
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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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This issue closes the 1931-1932 school year. Activities on the summer campus are listed with accompanying photographs. Student contributions are a didactic short story, and an agricultural article on herbicides. The column Research and Extension Activities at the College provides summaries of the work of each of the college departments. This issue also contains a drawing composed by D. H. Pasfield. The focus of the issue is the Alumni column with detailed information for alumni recent and past....
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The new school year begins with an article on the prospects for the 1913 rugby season, conducting a civil initiation of the new students, and advice on how a student should begin the new school year. Agricultural articles pertain to the profitability of beekeeping, and heredity in poultry. Printed in this issue is a short story by W. D. Hulbert. This issue also contains a report on the Student Co-operative Movement and the bylaws of the Co-operative Supply Department of the O. A. C. The...
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This issue highlights the value of education in nature study. Agricultural articles address the biology of the White Water Lily, birdsong of nocturnal birds, silviculture for forestry, and animal's natural camouflage. Campus activities focus on numerous banquets and elections at the end of the school year. The Macdonald Institute column features an article on the influence of art in home decoration. Alumni news is available in the Our Alumni column.
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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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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 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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The theme of this spring issue is the topic of plant propagation. Articles on propagation include suggestions from the Vineland Experimental Station, the profitability of growing roses, fertilizers for the home garden, and scarifying clover seed. Professor O. J. Stevenson recounts his experience traveling in Bavaria while Professor Fulmer introduces the new college course in biochemistry. Other articles include the genetics of fur farming, post-graduate research work in the United States, and...
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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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The highlight of this issue is the examination results for the O. A. C. students. Two articles focus on the search for summer employment and potential employment in journalism. Agricultural articles pertain to poultry club work in New Brunswick, and rearing queen bees for the apiary. A student provides an essay on traveling to Netherswell Manor in England, while Professor Unwin comments on British imperialism. The editorial addresses the progress on the building of War Memorial Hall. Campus...
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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 slim issue begins the school year with an article on a successful alumnus - G. R. Lane. Agricultural articles pertain to the problem of an agricultural education contributing to rural flight, reforestation affecting farming in Quebec, and the profitability of lamb and wool. Other articles address the occupation of a proofreader, and insectivorous plants in Canada. Campus news reports on the new buildings constructed on campus, an obituary for Miss Annie Hallett, and new units of linear...
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This issue begins with an article by G. H. Unwin encouraging students to put their energy into post-war reconstruction. Ethel Chapman provides her perspective on women and careers. This issueメs articles address such topics as: vitamins in nutrition, college life in Heidelberg, how automobiles will change courtship, a review of the newly built Mill's Hall, and how to balance extracurricular activities with college studies. Published in this issue is the first prize-winners of the Annual Review...
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Continued in this month's issue are photographs of Mills Hall. Highlighted in this issue is a summary of the summer courses offered at the College and a comparison to previous years. Agricultural articles pertain to livestock in Northern Ontario, the arrival of the Mediterranean fruit fly, utilizing fertilizer to enhance tobacco production in Norfolk County, and the success of the student judging team. Campus news reports on the demolition of the Old Residence, Christianity on campus, and the...
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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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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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Societal changes influence the articles published in this issue as they pertain to the use of motor cars on the farm, and the problem of rural flight. Agricultural articles feature cheese making in Ontario, the Ontario Provincial Winter Fair, the opportunities of being a plant breeder, marketing potatoes, and winter poultry production. Campus news highlights the Christmas examination results, the new skating rink, and a visit from the Governor-General, Duke of Devonshire. The Macdonald column...
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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 graduation number provides biographies for all forty-eight O. A. C. graduates, the final examination results for all O. A. C. students, and the names of scholarship and award recipients. The agricultural article focuses on how Red Fife Wheat contributes to Canada's economic prosperity, its origins, and genetics. An obituary for A. A. McTavish commemorates the loss of one of the few remaining original college faculty members. The Macdonald Institute column bids farewell to another school...
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Mac students would find the Macdonald Institute examination results the highlight of this issue. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the creation of the Ontario Research Foundation, research into improving pasture crops, the British market for Canadian honey, and the World's Grain Show. Continued in this issue is a profile of College President and alumnus Dr. Robert S. Shaw. Other articles address the formation of the British National Union to bring together agriculturalists of the...
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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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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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