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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 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 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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This issue continues the Japanese student's article on the Russo-Japanese War. Professor Reed contributes an article on the future of horse breeding. A guest article suggests an alternative educational curriculum for boys. The agricultural articles pertain to International week at the Union Stockyards, the use of artificial fertilizers, and cover crops for orchards. Campus articles include reports on the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union and athletic activities. The Macdonald Notes...
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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 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 issue received guest articles on agricultural societies in Ontario, and modern seed testing. Professor Lochhead wrote an article on how geology determines the success of agriculture. The Agricultural articles pertain to tilling the soil, how freight transportation rates affect agricultural profits, and the experimentation of feeds for swine. Horticultural articles address the protection windbreaks afford the fruit grower, and orchard care and cultivation. The editorial reports the...
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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 issue starts the new school year. Professor Zavitz contributed an article on forestry conservation. Two guest articles are regarding domesticating wild birds and the utility of research. Agricultural articles pertain to equine education for farmer's sons, and the fruit growing industry. Campus activities involve first year O. A. C. initiation, athletic field day results, and Macdonald Institute welcoming new students. Alumni news is available in the Alumni column.
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This autumn issue has articles on travels to the Argentine Republic and investigation of timber reserves. Agricultural articles pertain to the nature studies on weather, corn genetics, and horse breeding. Campus activities include the Literary Society's and Entomological Society of Ontario's meetings, football season, and the celebration of Halloween by the O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute students. Alumni news is available in the Alumni column.
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This Christmas issue contains guest and student articles on diverse topics related to agriculture. Subjects include woodlot conversation, nature poetry, mosquito eradication, politics, and careers after college. Campus articles report the efforts of the Y. M. C. A., Union Literary Society and photographs of the current staff publishing The Review. Athletic events include the results of the cross-country run and football games. The Macdonald column reports the Halloween activities at Macdonald...
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This issue continues the article on farmers and politics. Other articles include pesticide use in orchards, entomology, agricultural economics, seed selection, and a review of the Provincial Winter Fair. Campus news highlights the winning of the bronze bull trophy at the Chicago International Live Stock Exposition, and the winter examination results. The Macdonald Institute hosted a visit from the Governor General of Canada, Earl Grey. Alumni news is available in the Our Ex-Students column and...
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This midwinter issue highlights seed selection for the greatest yields, and using leguminous plants for soil fertility. Campus news pertains to the positive press coverage that the College had received, promotion of the various short courses, and a successful third Annual Conversazione of the O. A. C. The Macdonald Institute column contains an article on the physiology of the nervous system. Alumni news is available in the Our Old Boys column.
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In this issue there are articles regarding agricultural economics, the work of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association, and the establishment of the Canadian Live Stock Association. A student writes of the Argentine Republic. Campus news focuses on preparation for final examinations, the Literary Society's oratorical contest, the student volunteer movement of the Y. M. C. A. and the hockey team (with photographs). The Macdonald Institute column has an article on household linen and the results...
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This spring issue's articles address the need for hybridization of wheat, hardier apple varieties, benefits of agricultural instruction, agricultural production in swampy soil, and the establishment of the Canadian dairy industry. The editorial reports the need for improved salaries to the college's employees. The school year concludes with staff changes, a public speaking contest, the first year concert, and the second year's banquet. The Macdonald Institute articles include a critique of 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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The new school year begins with an article extolling students to be industrious. Agricultural articles pertain to the decline in agricultural real estate prices, the bean industry in Ontario, showmanship of the stockman, and the study of root crops at Cornell. The editorial reports changes in the admission standards to the third year course, and spelling reform in the United States. Campus news reports the changes on campus and new faculty. The Macdonald Institute column contains news of the...
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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 contains the address President Creelman gave at the American Association of Farmers' Institute Workers at Louisiana. Agricultural articles include the status of the Food Adulteration Act, cultivation of the soil, and the work of Farmers' Institutes. The Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union article pertains to the propagation of plants and Professor Zavitz's current work. The horticultural article is about growing vegetables in greenhouses during the winter. Campus updates...
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This issue contains an article on Canadian national identity at the start of the twentieth century. The agricultural articles pertain the progress of agriculture through the contributions of experimental stations and graduates of the O. A. C. The Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union articles address the usage of corn silage, and the annual banquet. The horticulture article is regarding the progress of floriculture in Canada. While the campus articles report the success of students and...
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This issue highlights how agricultural education may result in success for the student and alumnus. Agricultural articles pertain to plant propagation, local cattle champions at the Winter Fair, legislative control of animal feed, and cattle feeding experiments. Horticultural articles report on wineries in Chautauqua County U. S. A., and the short course on horticulture. Campus news is primarily the examination results and changes that have occurred on the college campus. The activities of the...
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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 contains articles regarding traveling through France, road construction in Ontario, experiments in poultry incubation, and the profitability of sheep production in Ontario. The Experimental column has an article regarding the best crops for the semi-arid conditions on the Prairies. While the Horticulture articles pertain to horticulture as a profession and a practice. Campus news focuses on the spring events of the Athletic Association and the Literary Society. The Macdonald...
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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 was a guide for visitors to the Ontario Agricultural College. It describes the various departments across campus and highlights their work. Numerous campus photographs are included.
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This issue starts the new school year with an overview of Ontario Agricultural Societies and profiles of two agricultural colleges: Macdonald College in Quebec and Manitoba Agricultural College. Agricultural articles review the Ontario potato industry and personal perspective on the 1906 Winter Fair in Guelph. The Horticultural column started a series of articles on experimental horticulture in Canada. Campus articles pertain to a student's experience working in a mine, the freshman initiation...
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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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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 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'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'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 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 issue has diverse articles ranging from economic prosperity of the farmer, farming entomology, spring flowers, forest reclamation, to the poetry of Tennyson. Also published is the prize-winning senior student's essay on farmer's education. On campus, the school year ends with the Athletic Association concert, the awarding of Easter honours, and the sophomore banquet. Articles regarding domestic science, colour theory and climbing Rocher de Naye are in the Macdonald Institute column. Alumni...
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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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School spirit is the theme of the articles in this issue. The new students are encouraged to engage in their education and to participate in extracurricular activities. Agricultural articles address the use of cottonseed meal for livestock, supplying quality milk to cities, pest control of San Jose Scale, and the new horticultural experimental station at Vineland, Ontario. Campus news reports on the changes on campus, the new faculty, and available athletic activities. The Macdonald Institute...
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This issue's articles address geology and agriculture, student utilization of the Massey Library, and an entomologist's trip to Louisiana. Agricultural articles pertain to the winter care of lambs, farm drainage issues, improvements in plant breeding, the banana industry in Jamaica, and the profitability of apples in Southern Ontario. Campus news reports on the Y. M. C. A. activities, autumn athletics, and Philharmonic society. Mentioned is the men and women's literary societies "At...
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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's articles pertain to William Duthie's breeding of Shorthorn cattle, Canadian dairy exports to Great Britain, and the development of the science of entomology. Agricultural articles report on the International Live Stock Exhibition in Chicago and the Provincial Winter Fair in Guelph. The Experimental Union articles address selection of the best seed for crops, and the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union's annual meeting and banquet. An article on the development of markets...
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This issue's articles address the best practice of locating farm building for water drainage, a visit to the Trappist Monastery at Oka Quebec, increasing profitability of dairy cattle through breeding, and rice growing is Arkansas. Agricultural articles pertain to the desired conformation of a Saddle Horse, the profitability of the French Canadian cattle, and techniques of plant hybridization. The Horticulture column continues the article on fruits from Florida regarding pecans and persimmons....
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This midwinter issue's articles pertain to the Canadian farmer and tariffs, the new ditching machines for digging trenches, the present state of dairy instruction in Ontario, and an alumnus' account of traveling through the Rockies and B. C. during winter. Agricultural articles address whether automobiles will replace harness horses, a report on the Short Courses in livestock and seed grain judging, and the experimental use of herbicides. Campus news pertain to the winter extracurricular...
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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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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 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 issue starts the new school year with articles on politics, farming in South Africa, the benefits of a National Association of Dairy Instructors, and how the automobile is a fad and horse breeding has a future. The Horticulture column contains observations on the fruit industry in the Lake Huron District, and methods of fruit culture in the western provinces. The Experimental column addresses the profitability of shipping tomatoes to Great Britain. Campus news highlights the freshmen...
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This issue's articles address the mandate of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association, H. G. Wells' perspective on socialism, successful methods of growing potatoes, and the necessity of tree planting on the Prairies. The Horticulture column features articles on fruit growing in Lambton County and Algoma. Campus news reports the annual field day results, the value of the campus fire brigade, activities of the Y. M. C. A., and the Union Society's debate. The Macdonald Institute column contains the...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains a brief history of the O. A. C., summaries of the current departments, and a Christmas greeting from Professor Reynolds. Articles contributed by faculty are: impressions of Oxford, art appreciation of sculpture, impressions of the Prairies and British Columbia, forestry in Southern Ontario, the making of vinegar, field crop experimental work, and Indian Corn in the American Southwest. Student articles pertain to road construction, and fruit growing in the...
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This issue's articles address the problems of underdrainage of fields, the utilization of swampy soils, and factors influencing the price of Ontario fruit. Agricultural articles report on the Tenth International Livestock Exhibition in Chicago, the results of the livestock judging team at Chicago, the Ontario Provincial Winter Fair in Guelph, and good road construction. The Horticulture column outlines the value of education in vegetable growing, and the invasiveness of the Gypsy Moth and the...
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This is a thematic issue on poultry. Articles report on the poultry industry in Maine, the future of the industry, poultry pathology, and the profitability of poultry. Agricultural articles address horse breeding, moisture in dairy products, and the profitability of farming in the Niagara Peninsula. Campus news includes activities of the Short Courses, Y. M. C. A., Massey Hall lecture, poultry club, the scarlet fever scare in Guelph, and the hockey season. The Macdonald Institute column...
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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 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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This spring issue has student essays on the future of Canadians and rural social life. Articles include using the hydrometer in orchard work, the high cost of living in the United States, how flax contributes to soil depletion, and the efficacy of sprouted wheat. The Experimental column articles pertain to crops for pastures, starch by-products, and the study of horticulture as a science. The Poultry column addresses advertising in the poultry industry, and housing poultry on the farm. Campus...
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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 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 summer issue's articles feature the coronation of King George V, Professor Reynolds' comparison of agriculture between Eastern and Western Canada, and a photo-essay of the O. A. C. campus. Agricultural articles pertain to sheep breeding in Ontario, the profitability of orchards in Niagara compared to Northumberland County, and wheat breeding at the Kansas Experiment Station. The Poultry column is a reprint of an American address given on agricultural co-operation in New England. Campus...
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This issue's articles include the Farmer's Club movement in Ontario, agricultural education in Massachusetts, encouraging native nut tree cultivation in Ontario, student livestock judging, and the poultry industry in Alberta. The Experimental article is regarding various forms of agricultural extension education. The Horticulture column continues the article on Ontario's apples, and using Hairy Vetch as a ground cover. Campus news covers the At Home promenade, the Massey Hall lecture, and...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains a Christmas greeting from President Falconer of the University of Toronto. Articles featured are regarding the work of the District Representative in experimental agriculture in the rural schools, Canadian Pacific Railway's beatification of their grounds in Western Canada, the changes in public education to include vocational training, and the profitability of forestry in Ontario. The agricultural articles address the conformation of different classes of...
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This issue's articles address the value of agricultural education, how the Buckeye steam ditcher may address problems of underdrainage in fields, that practical agricultural demonstration is worthwhile, and an alumnus' opinion on tariffs. Agricultural articles report on the International Livestock Exhibition in Chicago, the Ontario Provincial Winter Fair in Guelph, a twenty-five year retrospective of co-operative experiments in agriculture, and strawberry breeding. The poultry column pertains...
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This issue's articles pertain to the Canadian Pacific Railway creating farms to supply food for their hotels, the proper way to drive horses, the need for education in land drainage, and the success of the O. A. C. poultry judging team. Agricultural articles address the need for the importance of stable ventilation, factors of successful dairy farming, the problem of weed seeds contaminating feeding stuffs, and the profitability of producing peas and tomatoes for factories. The Poultry column...
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This thematic issue highlights fruits, flowers and honey. Articles address the profitability of apple production in New Brunswick, fruit growing in British Columbia, the profitability of beekeeping, how farm gardens improve the surroundings of farms, and greenhouse cucumber production. The Experimental Union article pertains to improving plant breeding. The Poultry column builds upon the previous issue's column and addresses the rearing of chicks. The featured campus news is regarding the...
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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 spring issue has student essays on the Ontarian pioneer's contribution to agriculture, the romance of Canadian history, a student's experience as a fire ranger, and hazing in British schools. Agricultural articles pertain to insects that infest seeds, cement tile for field drainage, a local Jersey cow that set a world's record in milk production, the demand for Canadian apples in Great Britain, and demonstration work in orchards. The Experimental column contains an article on the...
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This issue contains articles on Canada and the world peace movement, life-long agricultural education, a student's description of Madrid, the profitability of intensive dairy farming, the contribution that Ontarian pioneers made to agriculture, and O. A. C.'s short course in beekeeping. Agricultural articles pertain to the use of commercial fertilizers increasing the profitability of hay production and peach production. The Experimental column outlines how to improve a corn crop. The Poultry...
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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 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 issue's articles contain a travel log of a trip through the Mediterranean, farming in Northern Ontario, a description of Irish agriculture, the profitability of wheat in Canada, and cultivating the English Gooseberry. The Poultry articles pertain to Ancona chickens and research from the O. A. C. poultry department. Campus news reports on the debate of using a nom de plume for examinations, the events of the Literary Society, the At Home promenade, local church receptions, and field day...
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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 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 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 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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O. A. C. professors wrote this issue's special articles on the co-operative movement, the science of living, and agricultural education at the Ontario Agricultural College. Agricultural articles pertain to raising pheasants, profitable feeding of cattle, propagating fruit stock, planting early potatoes, propagating grapes and berries, and the field crop competition sponsored by the Department of Agriculture. Campus news reports on the oratorical concert, the fire in the biology building, and...
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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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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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The first issue of the year contains articles on winter injury to fruit trees, reflection on the custom of hazing, a review of experimental work conducted at the O. A. C., and temperament in horses. Poultry articles pertain to the selection of breeding stock and the profitability of egg production. Thomas Hughes authored one of the two short stories printed in this issue. The editorial provides an overview of the five college societies on campus: the Athletics Society, the Literary Society, the...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to dairy farming in Western Canada, marketing fruit to the Prairie Provinces, crop rotation for livestock forage, summer insect pests, and the improvements in fruit stockbreeding. Poultry articles include the profitability of raising turkeys, and considering poultry farming as a source of revenue. Professor Reynolds addresses the rural problem of the farm labor shortage. The Macdonald column features an article, with photographs, of the May Day...
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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 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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