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  2. FARM AND FIELD.

    There is no fertiliser that can be more profitably used on the farm than farmyard manure (writes an American agricultural paper). The solid and liquid ...

    Article : 428 words
  3. THE SUFFOLK PUNCH HORSE.

    The Suffolk Punch horse is finding a considerable amount of favor in some parts of the Commonwealth. Concerning the breed the English "Farmer and ...

    Article : 784 words
  4. ERGOT IN RYE.

    The obtaining of pure seed should be a first consideration with producer. Rye and other seeds are sometimes contaminated with ergot When seeds that are ...

    Article : 470 words
  5. LADIES' COLUMN.

    Apple Charlotte—Ingredients: One pound cooking apples, two ounces currants, four ounces beef suet, six ounces breadcrumbs, four ounces brown or ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 680 words
  6. THE BEEKEEPER.

    "The bee-keeping industry in New Zealand is practically in its infancy" (writes the "Auckland Star"), "and it has therefore been possible for the ...

    Article : 345 words
  7. THE POULTRY YARD.

    "Leaving the fancier out of consideration, and speaking of that large and rapidly-increasing class of utility-breeders who wish to specialise and devote ...

    Article : 735 words
  8. WIT AND HUMOR.

    "That's a beautiful rug. May I ask how much it cost you?" "Three hundred dollars' worth of furniture to match it" Customer: Waiter, bring me a porterhouse ...

    Article : 1,028 words
  9. FOOD FOR BEES.

    The plant shown in this illustration is white sweet clover, melitatus alba. It is a hardy grower, and often forms a dense foliage 4 feet or more in height. It ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 298 words
  10. The Divining Rod.

    Louis Probst, a French scientist stationed at Oloron Ste. Marie, in the Pryenees, thinks that there is something in the divining rod. His theory is that it ...

    Article : 514 words
  11. EASILY MADE GATE HINGES.

    When there are no patent hinges at hand a gate can be hung very successfully in the manner illustrated in the sketch. A is a rock or block, of wood ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 87 words
  12. THE DAIRY.

    In the latter part of last year it was brought under the notice of the Department of Trade and Customs that a consignment of Australian butter had ...

    Article : 449 words
  13. SEASONABLE HINTS.

    Soft crop is to be found amongst many of the feathered stock. The cause is generally an obstruction in the passage between the crop and the gizzard. An ...

    Article : 427 words
  14. DRYING APPLES.

    The process of drying apples for home use is simple. If, however, a high-class attractive-looking article for commercial purposes is required, a good deal of ...

    Article : 435 words
  15. A GOOD FARM WHITEWASH.

    A carelessly-made whitewash will last only for a little while. It will pay to get the wash right in the first application, otherwise the effects are soon lost, and ...

    Article : 267 words
  16. GRADING OF APPLES.

    A correspondence is going on in the Liverpool "Journal of Commerce" on the subject of the grading of Canadian apples. Though the firing—between ...

    Article : 246 words
  17. HEALTH HINTS.

    Cod-liver oil has been unfairly treated in the past, more having been expected from its use than would be possible from any food whatever. And it must be kept ...

    Article : 334 words
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