Quarterly Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture, Volum 25


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Side 81 - An act for preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded, or poisonous, or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes...
Side 98 - That the proceeds of said lands, whether from sale or by direct appropriation in kind, shall be applied, exclusively, as far as necessary, to the purpose of reclaiming said lands by means of the levees and drains aforesaid.
Side 161 - Vigorous plants sprang from these seeds, and furnished well-matured fruits in the latter part of August and the early part of September.
Side 42 - The site selected for the vat should be dry and of sufficient size to permit the construction of the chute, the dripping pen, and at least two additional pens — one for holding the cattle prior to dipping and the other for retaining them, after dipping, until sufficiently dried. Excavation. — The excavation should be made 1 foot wider and 1 foot longer than the inside dimensions of the vat and should conform to its shape. The inside dimensions of the vat are shown on the drawings...
Side 19 - Oranges shall be deemed properly matured for shipment or sale under the provisions of this act when the juice contains soluble solids equal to or in excess of eight parts to every part of acid contained in the juice, the acidity of the juice to be calculated as citric acid without water of crystallization...
Side 38 - It should be remembered that the absorption of even very small quantities of arsenic if repeated from day to day is liable ultimately to result in arsenical poisoning. Cattle should always be watered a short time before they are dipped. After they emerge from the vat they should be kept on a draining floor until the dip ceases to run from their bodies; then they should be placed in a yard free of vegetation until they are entirely dry. If cattle are allowed to drain in places where pools of dip collect,...
Side 82 - That the Commissioner of Agriculture, with the advice of the State Chemist, shall establish such rules and regulations as shall not be inconsistent with the provisions of this Act; in conformity with the rules and regulations formulated by the United States Department of Agriculture, by authority of the National Food and Drugs Act of June thirtieth, nineteen and six, and amendments thereto.
Side 42 - The wooden forms should be constructed of 1-inch boards and 2 by 4 inch braces, the boards being nailed to the outside face of the braces, as shown in the drawings. The sides and end walls should be built 8 inches higher than the surface of the ground, which should be level.
Side 38 - In addition to properly protecting vats containing arsenical dip when not in use, another precaution must be observed when vats are to be emptied for cleaning. The dip should not be poured or allowed to flow on land and vegetation to which cattle or other animals have access. The best plan is to run the dip into a pit properly protected by fences, and the dip should not be deposited where it may be carried by seepage into wells or springs which supply water used on the farm.
Side 34 - ... weaker solution, and this is especially true during hot weather and when the animals are to be treated every two weeks. In preparing the dip a large caldron or galvanized tank is required for heating the water in which to dissolve the chemicals. Thirty or forty gallons of water should be placed in the caldron or tank and brought to a boil. The amount of sodium carbonate indicated in the formula is then added and dissolved by stirring. When this is accomplished, the required amount of arsenic...

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