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GEIESEE FAMER,



A MOIfTHLY JQUEIfAI- DEVOTED TO



AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE,



ILLUBTEATED WITH ENGKAVINGS OF



FIRS mumi iMiumi domstig mimls.



FRUITS, FLOWERS, SHRUBS, &c.

EDITED BY

DANIEL LEE AND JAMES VICK, JR.

P. BARRY, CONDUCTOR OF THE HORTICULTURAL DEPARTMENT.



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INDEX TO VOLUME XIV.



Admeasurement of Animals, 95

Agricultural Address, 861

— Addresses 882

— College in New York, 191

— Entomology, 297

— Fair, Provincial, Canada West, 855

— Fairs in Massachusetts, 854

State, 853

— Institute, Washington, 8n2

— Journalism, 208

— Mechanics, 1S3

— Press, the, 94

— Progress in New York,. .. 308, 834

— Schools, 8T6

— Societies — Uses and Abuses, . . . 265

— Society, United States, 191

— Statistics, 299, 308, 834, 836

Agriculture, British and American, 14

48, 81, 112, 144, ITS

— in California, 113

American Society for the Promo-
tion of Agricultural Science, . . 829

Analyses of Clam and Oyster shells, 181

Artesian WeUs, 302

B

Bam and Cow Stable, 36,

.Bee Culture,

Science of,

— Hives, to keep worms out of,

84T,
Breeders of Short-Homs in Engl'd

Broom Corn,

Buffaloes^

C
Canada Thistles, Extermination of,

Carriage-House and Stable,

Carrots, Culture of,

Castor Bean,

Cattle, Hereford,

— Hornless,

— of the United States and West-

em Europe,

— Structural formation of various

Breeds of, 17.

Celery,

Cheese imported into Great Britain

in 1852,

Chip Manure,

Cider Mill, Hickok's Improved

Portable,

Classification of Animals,

Clover and Timothy, Bowing,

— Seed,

Corn Culture

— , Plat vs. Hill Culture,

— for Fodder, Sowing,

— Planters,

— , the place of, in rotation of crops.

Cows and Calves,

Cow Stable,

— , the Matchless,

Cut Worms, Sowing Oats among

Corn for,

D

Dairies, the London,

Dairv Husbandrv in New York,.

Delafleld, John, Death of, . . .

Drainage,

Draining Tiles,

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Education in the United States, . .

Eggs, Vitality of,

Emigration of Irish Laborers, . . .



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105
880
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222

173
884
847



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Fair, First State, in N. Carolina, . . 882

— of the Metropolitan Institute, . . 126

Fall Plowing 150, 801

Farm, a Model, 868

Farmers and Manufacturers, 814, 371

Farm-House, Design for, 248

Farming, Enterprise in, 883

— , First efforta at, Bl

— Hoosier 119

— in California, 871

— in Illinois 118

— near Washington, 46, 143

Fattening Calves 119

— Cattle, 66

Feeding Boxes for Cattle & Sheep, 86

Filtering Rain Water, 13

Fish, Cultivation of, 201

Flax-Culture and Flax-Cotton, .... 873

Fowls, Hong Kong, 22

— , Shanghae, 118

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Garden, Value of a, 118

Glanders, Cure for, 244, 845

— Prevention of, ,. 267

Grain Moth, 844

Grass, Orchard, 8S4

Green Crops for Bam use in Sum-
mer, 142

Guano, 97, 127, 290

— as a Manure for Com, 95

Hops, 85

— Experiment with, 14S, 246

— Islands recently discovered, . . . 868
— ^, Superphosphate of Lime, and

Chappel's Fertilizer for Wheat, 278
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Heaves, 99

Hints for March, 80

Historical Memoranda, 269

Hogs. Good, '. 52

— , Large and Small Breeds, 26

Horse Exhibition, National, 866

Horses, English and American, . . 381
— , Feeding, and preventing Gland-
ers and Farcy in, 267

— , Small vs. Large, 151

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Ice-Houses, 839

Inquiries and Answers, 35, 65, 95, 127

158, 192, 222, 256, 290, 322, 856, 384

Insects, Study of, 320

— that damage the Farmer, 272

Irrigation and Drainage, 11

— and Town Sewerage, 304

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Leached Ashes as Manure, 22

Lead Pipe, 159

Liebig's Works on Chemistry, 157

Lime — How little in a Soil will suf-
fice for all useful purposes ? . . 78

— , Manufacture of, 276, 246

Limeing, Decennial, 45

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Manures, 228

— , Artificial, 205, 289

— , Making, Saving, and Applica-
tion of, 882

Meadow, a prolific, 807

Michigan Farmer, 94

Milk, Butter, and Cheese, 211

— , Value of, 193

Mower and Eeaper Combined,
Emery's 67



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National Universities, 255

Needle in the Diaphragm of a

Cow, 119

New York Cattle Market, 256

O
Ohio Dressed Meats in New York

Market in August, 805

Oilcake 159

— and Linseed, 96

Orchard Grass, 884

Oregon 127, 315, 847

OysterSheUs, 97

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Pasturage — Does it impoverish the

Soil? 147

Pasture Land, Cultivation of, 843

Pastures, Mismanagement of, . . . . 169
Peas and Buckwheat on New

Land, 97

— , Buggy, 151

Pea Straw, 159

Pig, Large, 53

Plaster in Winter, 159

— on Wheat, 65

Plowing in Green Crops, 117

— Match, Monroe County, 221

Pork Making, Experiment in, 302

Potato Culture, 44, 119

— Disease, 53

Potatoes, Mexican, 52

— , Eotten, not always lost, 192

Progressive Farmer, 157

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Eeaper, Burrall's Convertible, 89

Reaping and Mowing Machines, . . 34

Eoads, Improvement of. 87

Roots, Comparative value of Large

and Small, 805

Enta Bagas, 148, 180

, What is a Maximum Crop ?

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Sandy Soils, 114

, Proper Management of, 75

Sap — Why does it rise in Trees ? . . 84

School, a Lancasterian, 870

Scratches on Horses, Cure for, 53

Sheep Breeding, 171

— , Comparative Fattening Proper-
ties of some of the most impor-
tant English Breeds of, 239

— Eating Wool 158

— , French Merino, 215

—J Saxon, Merino, & Cross Breed, 192

— ,SouthDown, 23

Small Farms and Thorough Culti-
vation, 149

Soil, How to enrich the, 869

Soluble Silica, 182

Spring Work, 109, 140

Stable, lis

Stalls for Cattle, 97

Stock, Wintering of; 872

Straw Manure, 222

Stretches in Sheep, 129, 194

Study the Atmosphere, 840

Summer Fallows for Wheat, 223

Sun Flower Seed, 128

Superphosphate of Lime, 139

— , Mapes' Improved, 108, 281

Swamp Land, 159

Swine, Breeding, Bearing, and
Fattening of, 274



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Tea Culture, 271

Ten Bushels to the Acre, 246

Temi Culture, 77

The Farm as a Manufactory, 9, 41, 209
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The value of a Garden, US

Timber, Time to Cut 1-19

Tiansaetions of the N. V. State Ag.

Siieietv 65

Tran>fi>rin"ation of Vegetables into

Milk and Flesh, 187

Turnips, 90

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Underdraining, 1S2, 235

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Vegetable Poison, 58

Virginia Lands, 117

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Wants of the Soil 177

Washington's Wealth, 2S4

Weevils? 249, 279, 81 1

Wells, Artesian 8n2

— , Digging in Quick Sand, 284

Wheat, African, 153

— Culture 237

— , Cutting prematurely, 214

— Flv or Weevil 249, 279

— High Price of. 3S3

— , Large Crop of, 3S3

— , Mammoth, and how to raise

it 321

— , Eice, and Pea Weevils, 311

— Soils in Michigan, 256

Why does tl»e Sap rise in Trees?. 84

Wife Fence, 115

Wire Worms 148

and Canada Tliistles, Exter-
mination of, 148

Wood Gas in Germany, 278

Woolen Cloth, Frauds in, 346

Wool Growing in the Argentine

Provinces, 203

in the West, 147



HOETICULTUEAL.
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Ailantns, or Tree of Heaven, 27

Annuals, and their Cultivation,. . . 1S9

Answers to Correspondent,'*, 36, 66, 129

IGO, 194, 224, 257

Aphis, IIow to Destroy, 125

Apple Tree, a good old, 32

Bark-Louse, 194

— Trees injured in Winter, 160

C

Cold Grapery, the, 156

Curculio, 125

— a Remedy for the 64

Curled Leaf in the Peach,. . . 250, 319

F

Fruit Crop ■. 220

in Western New York, 818

Fruits in Michigan, 124

— , Now 286

— , Eaising from Seed, 218

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Garden & Orchard Hints for June, 187

— Hints for December, 379

Good Culture, 343

Grape, Clinton, 183

— Vine, Practical Treatise on the

Culture and Treatment of the, 1.55

Grapery, the Cold,. 156

Grapes, Culture of Foreign, in Cold

Vineries, 58

H

Hardiness of Trees, 316

Heading-in Trees at the time of

Transplanting, 121

Hints for June, 187

October, 317

December 379

— on Thinning Fruit, 186

Horticultural Department of th«

State Fair at Saratoga, 349

— Society, Genesee Valley, 93

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Insects, 287



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Kitchen Garden, 90

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Leaves, the Fallen, 878

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New Fniits, 286

— Foreign Pears, 81

Northwestern Fruit Growers' Asso-
ciation, 62, 122

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Orchards and Orchard Fruits, 285

— , Improve your, 32

— , Management of, 154

Osage Orange, 160

Oskaloosa, Iowa, 819

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Palmer Worm 252

Peach Orchard, a handsome, 818

— Worm 220

Pear, Beurre d'Anjou, 91

— , Beurre Dicl 91

— , Bleeker's Meadow, 64

— , Cadet de Vau.\, 81

— , the Hunter's, 81

Pears and Prices, 98

Poraological Discus.sions, 29, 122

Practical Treatise on the Culture &

Treatment of the Grape Vine, 155
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Eaising Fruits from Seed, 218

Eocket Larkspur, 83

Eosy Hispa and Drop Worm, 350

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Strawberries, 251

Strawberry Culture, 283

T

Thinning Fruit 186

Transportation of Trees 318

Tree Planters and Nurserymen, . . 57

W
Winter Show of Fruit at Albany,. 92

V
Valedictory, 877



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