Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England

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Royal Agricultural Society of England, 1872
Vols. for 1933- include the societys Farmers' guide to agricultural research.

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Page 257 - When Prince George of Denmark visited the stately mansion of Petworth in wet weather, he was six hours in going nine miles; and it was necessary that a body of sturdy hinds should be on each side of his coach, in order to prop it. Of the carriages which conveyed his retinue, several were upset and injured. A letter from one of...
Page 539 - ... from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea ; scattered through a large body of sand or clay ; and in this state it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko,
Page 145 - It has been found that the best results are obtained when the tension in the driving side of the rope is only 3 to 4 per cent of the breaking strength.
Page 115 - This pan 15 has fifty corrugations, and is set over water and upon a furnace in the adjoining room. Directly over the pan are arranged two large fans, which are kept in motion by machinery. The temperature of the milk while evaporation is going on is uniform at 160° F. ' The fans carry off the water, forcing it through ventilators out of the building as fast as it is formed into vapour. . Under this process it takes about seven hours to condense the milk, seventy-five per cent, of its original bulk...
Page xxxv - ... to make it fit into the wooden box, invert the open box over it, press down firmly, then pass a spade under the box and lift it up gently, turn over the box, nail on the lid, and send by rail.
Page 81 - In the first place the applicant for relief is subjected to an examination so close and searching, so absolutely inquisitorial, that no man who could possibly escape from it would submit to it. He is not one of several hundreds who can tell his own story to an overworked relieving officer, but one of a very few, never exceeding four, — frequently the single applicant — who is bound by law to answer every one of that long string of questions that his interrogator is bound by law to put to him....
Page xxxv - SOILS. — Have a wooden box made 6 inches long and wide, and from 9 to 12 inches deep, according to the depth of soil and subsoil of the field. Mark out in the field a space of about 12 inches square ; dig round in a slanting direction a trench, so as to leave undisturbed a block of soil with its subsoil from 9 to...
Page 329 - Published under the sanction of the National Society for Aid to the Sick and Wounded in War.
Page 321 - He acts upon the principle that if a thing is worth doing at all it is worth doing well : — and the thing that he " does" especially well is the public.
Page 113 - ... and deliver or attempt to deliver the same at a subsequent time, and that no milk shall be delivered or offered for delivery, taken from a cow that has calved within ten days, or from a cow which will come in or calve within sixty days or from cows in an unhealthy condition. And does also agree that when the cans are not in use, they shall be turned down on a rack with covers off. And does also agree that if the party of the first part, its inspectors or representatives, shall have reason to...

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