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Author United States. Congress. House.

Title Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the year 1866. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1867


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 656 p. : illustrations, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 1297
Ex. doc. / 39th Congress, 2nd session. House ; no. 107
Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 39th Congress, 2nd session, no. 107
Notes Table of contents follows Title page.
List of illustrations follows two pages after Title page.
Remarks on pruning and training the grapevine, with quotations and illustration from various authors. By William Saunders, Department of Agriculture, p. 97.
Grape-growing at the West. By R.O. Thompson, Nursery Hill, Nebraska, p. 115.
Wine-making and vine culture in the middle states. By William C. Lodge, Claymont, Delaware, p. 118.
Botany and agriculture of the Rocky Mountain basins. By R.O. Thompson, Nursery Hill, Nebraska, p. 125.
Popular varieties of hardy fruit. By F.R. Elliott, p. 131.
The fruit regions of the northern United States and their local climates. By James S. Lippincott, Haddonfield, New Jersey, p. 137.
Cotton culture in 1866. By N.B. Cloud, M.D., Montgomery, Alabama, p. 190.
Cotton planting. By Joseph B. Lyman, late of Louisiana, p. 193.
Aids to cattle feeding. By L.S. Abbott, Painesville, Ohio, p. 211.
Indian corn culture. By J.F. Wolfinger, of Milton, Pennsylvania, p. 215.
Improved farm implements. By S. Edwards Todd, New York City, p. 225.
The origins of the domestic turkey. By Spencer F. Baird, Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, p. 288.
The "Cream Pot" stock. By William H. Slingerland, Norman's Hill, Albany, New York, p. 291.
The Jaques "Cream Pot" stock. By J.R. Dodge, Department of Agriculture, p. 292.
Improvement of native cattle. By Lewis F. Allen, Black Rock, New York, p. 294.
The horse -- from practical experience in the Army. By Colonel Samuel Ringwalt, of Downington, Pennsylvania, p. 321.
Improved Kentucky sheep. By Robert W. Scott, near Frankfort, Kentucky, p. 334.
Why and where mutton sheep are profitable. By J.R. Dodge, Department of Agriculture, p. 341.
Training animals for work. By W.H. Gardner, Corning, New York, p. 355.
English and American dairying -- their points of difference and comparative merits. By N.A. Willard, A.M., Herkimer County, New York, p. 358.
The hog and its products. By Charles Cist, Cincinnati, Ohio, p. 382.
Pisciculture with reference to American waters. By Theodore Gill, M.D., p. 394.
Marine plants -- their uses, with a brief account of the curing of Irish moss. By G. Hubert Bates, Scituate, Massachusetts, p. 423.
Female life in the open air. By Mrs. Lavinia K. Davis, Warner, New Hampshire, p. 430.
Education of farmers' daughters. By Miss L.C. Dodge, Nashua, New Hampshire, p. 441.
Cultivation of the cinchona in the United States. By Thomas Antisell, M.D., Department of Agriculture, p. 454.
Ship timber in the United States. By William W. Bates, Chicago, Illinois, p. 472.
History of the agriculture of the United States. By Ben. Perley Poore, West Newbury, Massachusetts, p. 498.
High farming, as illustrated in the history of the Netherlands. By L.L. Tilden, p. 527.
Country roads. By Henry F. French, of Boston, Mass., assisted by I. Herbert Shedd, of Boston, p. 538.
Condition and resources of Georgia. By Rev. C.W. Howard, Livingston, Georgia, p. 567.
California -- her agricultural resources. By H.D. Dunn, San Francisco, California, p. 581.
Index follows p. 646.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Chester, Vt.: NewsBank, inc., 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access restricted to Readex U.S. Congressional Serial Set subscribers.
Usage Terms Copyright 2007 by NewsBank, Inc. All rights reserved.
Other author Abbott, L.S.
Allen, Lewis F., (Lewis Falley)
Antisell, Thomas.
Baird, Spencer F.
Bates, G. Hubert.
Bates, William W.
Cist, Charles.
Cloud, N.B.
Davis, Lavinia K.
Dodge, J.R., (Jacob Richards)
Dodge, L.C.
Dunn, H.D.
Elliott, F.R., (Franklin Reuben)
French, Henry F., (Henry Flagg)
Gardner, W.H.
Gill, Theodore.
Howard, C.W.
Lippincott, James S., (James Starr)
Lodge, William C.
Lyman, Joseph B., (Joseph Bardwell)
Poore, Ben Perley.
Ringwalt, Samuel.
Saunders, William.
Scott, Robert W.
Shedd, I. Herbert.
Slingerland, William H.
Thompson, R.O.
Tilden, L.L.
Todd, S. Edwards.
Willard, X.A., (Xerxes Addison)
Wolfinger, John F.
United States. Department of Agriculture.
Subject Agricultural diversification.
Agricultural innovations.
Agricultural labor.
Agricultural law and legislation.
Agricultural machinery.
Agricultural production.
Agricultural research.
Agricultural wages.
Animal breeding.
Animal diseases.
Dairy farming.
Farm lands.
Meteorology and weather forecasting.
Plant fibers.
Quality of life.
Road construction.
Roads and highways.
Women's education.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Annual Reports.
Executive Department Publications.