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Kentucky Agricultural Expernment Station 1
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REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR. ` i
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Mr. W.H. Scherffius and Mr. XV. A. Beatty have been added
j_jg 1 to the Station staff. With these exceptions, the Station staff
is the same as last year. J
f 9i fj.? our Work. .
In accordance with the State laws, the Station has charge
of the inspection of fertilizers, and the law regulating the sale
and manufacture of foods. This has increased our chemical `
work to such an extent that in order to systematize the work _
we have divided it into three divisions: Research VVork
proper, Fertilizer control work, and Food control work.
Bulletins Nos. 82 and S5 contain many of the analyses of
fertilizers made, and the report now in progress will contain
most of the analyses of the food samples. The miscellaneous
analyses and other analyses may be found in the report of the
Entomological and Botanical Division.
Prof. Garman has continued the investigation of fhe smut
on wheat, both in reference to preventing the disease and