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Robert W. Furnas, Annual Report, Nebraska State Board of Agriculture for the year 1904 (Lincoln, NE: the Society, 1905).
This report contains detailed information about the activities of the Nebraska State Board of Agriculture including information about meeting and activities, reports, and expenditures. The report is illustrated with pictures of the board members, Nebraska exhibits at the World’s Fair in St Louis, agricultural research facilities, the results of scientific experiments, prize winning horses, pigs, and other farm animals, maps, and bucolic scenes.
In addition, the volume contains reports from various state agencies and officials as well as miscellaneous agriculture related documents. The volume contains a detailed index, pages 393 – 400.
The assorted documents contained in this document include.
137 Autobiography of Robert Wilkins Furnas
145 Nebraska Crop and Other Reports, 1904 … Report of the Auditor of Public Accounts
175 Report of the Botanist, Charles E. Bessey, “The Grasses of Nebraska.”
200 Diseases of Alfalfa and Clover by Charles E Quinn
207 Report of the Department of Archeology, Nebraska State Historical Society for 1903 and 1904, by E.E. Blackman, Archeologist
232 Report of the Veterinarian, A. T. Peters, “Tuberculosis”
239 Biennial Report of the Nebraska Game and Fish Commission of the State of Nebraska for
1903 and 1904
241 Report of the Game and Fish Commission
243 Superintendent’s Report State Fish Hatcheries
271 Nebraska Dairy Industry by S.C. Bessett, Secretary Nebraska Dairy Association
275 Pasture, Meadow, and Forage Crops in Nebraska
325 Challenger’s Feeding by H.R. Smith in the Breeder’s Gazette
334 A Test of Calf Rations by A.L. Haecker
340 Method of Controlling Contamination of Milk during Milking by A.L. Haeker and C.W. Melick
346 Kherson Oats by T.L. Lyon
351 Forestry and Lumber Supply
365 Dairy Exhibit at the World’s Fair by L.D. Stillson
367 Side Lights for the Dairy Department, World’s Fair at St Louis S.D. Stillman
370 Hints on Profitable Dairying by Henry C. Glissman
374 Necessity for Grading Cream at Cream Receiving Stations by C. H. Hinman
384 The Importance of Alfalfa to the Dairy Industry of the State by S. C. Bassett
386 “The Common Cow,” by Prof. T. L. Haecker of Minnesota
389 “Co-Operative Tests of Dairy Herds,” Prof. T. L. Haecker