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Image 8 of Annual report. 1899

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

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`fifh - ~ 7 `_."`f;f I R l ' ”; F T i f ANNUAL REPORT . orc me T » Kentucky Agricultural Expernment Station 1 ; Fon 1899. i i · l I #7 REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR. ` i .’ I l 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 ’9·‘i — 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. Chemical Division. 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 Chemical Division. ‘ Entomological and Botanical Division. · Prof. Garman has continued the investigation of fhe smut on wheat, both in reference to preventing the disease and