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Image 9 of Annual report. 1913

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A l viii Twenty-sixth Annual Report of the l i ‘ I A . 2 l Q 1 c _ E , 1 ANNUAL REPORT _ is OF THE U iii i V . . . r Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station ‘ Fon THE YEAR 191S. · » _· i. l V1_- ~·—~ REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR. g _-`4 The year 1913 has been one of progress and substantial growth in the work of the Experiment Station. Among the oft- li items of general interest affecting our work may be men- .. ’_‘` , tioned the following: _ _ A ’i » Cooperation with the Central Kentucky Millers? Associa- tion,_ looking to the wider and more general distribution of Jersey Fultz wheat for seed purposes, progress in the work . · l and cultivation of the several experimental farms now being Operated in various localities throughout the State, the experimental study of infectious abortion in cows and mares, the completion of a new barn for beef cattle feeding experiments and the inauguration of such experiments, also extensive studies in swine feeding, greatly increased facili- ties for the preparation and distribution of hog cholera serum, the study of inherited characteristics of horses and jacks, the rearing and feeding of jacks, jennets and mules, the organization of a State dairymen’s association, the establishment of cow testing associations, the study of the Sharples vacuum milking machine as compared with hand milking, experiments in the feeding of dairy cat- .:3>w·j;,· _ _ tle, the establishment of a poultry plant on the Experi- Eti? E . Q; ii 1 . r — as