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And he gave it for his opinion, “that whoever could make two ears of com; or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot
of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his count
try, than the whole race of politicians put together.”





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Aphis, or blight, remarks on 438

Appomattox upper, advantages of improving the navi-

gation of 572--report of the engineer thereon 573

Acid carbonic, production of in a liquid state 702
Acid soils, objections to their existence 640-evidence Apprentices to farming recommended 161

Army worm, account of its habits and devastations

in support of 729


Agricultural improvement, obstructed by prevailing

Artesian or overflowing wells 74-observations and

habits and opinionsby P. W. Harper 284

queries respecting by Professor W. B. Rogers 451—

Agricultural journals, general value of 327—their uses

of Alabama 455

to the cultivators of the rich western lands 327

Ashes as manure 314—on farm yard litter, benefit of

Agricultural journals, French 432

322—useful to mix with gypsum 692—remarkable

Agricultural prospects of Virginia 762

effects of on corn 700

Agricultural societies, usual improper course of their

procedure 521—causes that lessen their utility Asparagus, directions for its cultivation 675

321—improvements in, recoinmended 522,

523—re- Ass, usefulness of 73

marks on their advantages and the indisposition to Association British 456

Audubon the American naturalist, account of 78

form and sustain them 564

Agricultural societies, the necessity of forming, Ayrshire breed of cattle 201

and the Farmers' Register as an auxiliary, by N. E.


Agricultural Society of King William and King and

Queen, formation of 317 — address to by Wm. Boul- Babbage, account of his calculating machine 240

ware 481

Barbour Gov. J. on the progress of agricultural im-

Agricultural Society of Rockbridge, address to by Dr. provement 703—the need and importance thereto of
R. R. Barton 545

segislative aid 704–on the soil and husbandry of the
Agricultural Society of Buckingham, formation of 317 red lands of the southwest mountains 705
- constitution 383—premiums offered by 580

Barns, Joel, describes Emmons' chain band horse-pow-
Agricultural Society of New London, cattle show of
and premiums awarded 487-constitution of 489— Barton, Dr. R. R. his address to the Agricultural So-
address to by Wm. Radford 490

Agricultural Society of Amherst, formation of 155— Batte, Robert, on cheat and spelt 162

premiums offered by 297

Beans, early in forcing 366-string (or snaps) dried

Agricultural Society of Charlotte, papers of published for winter greens 751

on the improvement of agriculture 367—un the Beaver, plan for its domestication 422

cultivation of fruit trees 368—on the management Beaufort

, s: Cits erection into a naval depot and great

commercial port, and the rail roads necessary for those

Agricultural Society of Fredericksburg, address to objects 152

by James M. Garnett 491

Bee management, improved system of invented by

Agricultural Society of Norfolk, address to by Wm. by Mr. Nutt 296

Bees, to guard effectually against the moth 5

Agriculture, on the progress of its improvement and Beetle, the burying, peculiar habits of 662

the necessity for legislative aid for that purpose 416, Bibliomania 238

703—address of Gov. J. Barbour to the Agricultural Billups, 4. describes the calcareous deposites on Pi-

Society of Albemarle 703–on the improvements of ankitank river 348

530_desultory observations on the condition and Birds, their usefulness to the farmer 128

improvement of by B. F. Stanton 379—reflections Blasting rocks to avoid danger

from 251

on the present condition of 352—its connexion with Blinkers (or blinds) for horses objected to 273
other sciences 713—fire-side reflections on of a "Blue grass” excellent for hay 649, 650
Buckinghain farmer 177—its improvement in Bava- Boat bridges for rail roads—notice of those in Ger-
ria by the policy of government 167—on the plea-
sures of 425–on the improvement of

, address on Bone manure, effect of on turnips 92--other accounts
to the Agricultural Society of Charlotte 367 196—prize report of experiments on the effects of 318;
Agriculture of Rhode Island, general account of 739 observations on 319–prepared in New York, and
Agriculture Société Royale et Centrale de, review of its exportation to England 347—inquiries and remarks
transactions 432

on by John Wickham 379-on its value 562--mode

Agriculture and Manufactures, report of the commit- of preparing and applying by J.H. Gibbon 563

tee of, against the petitions for a change of the law Bones fossil, the immense quantity in Siberia 80

of enclosures 712

Bones, horns, &c. effects of as manure 409

Alabama, account of the prairies of 182—calcareous Book farmers, an apology for 17

constitution of 715

Bots in horses, not injurious 250, 251

Boulware's Wm. address to the Agricultural Society of

Albemarle farming, reports on, 225—glance at 233–

King William and King and Queen 481
remarks on 705–soil, peculiarities of, 234, 705

Bread, machinery for making 168
Alimentary substances 607

Bread made of wood, the rationale and the process
Analyzing marl, Rogers' apparatus for 364

Animalcules, account of the discoveries and remark- Breeds of cattle, comparative view of 202--compari-
able facts concerning 411

son of their food and fatness 204

Garnett Esq. 523

Alabama lands 327


Broom corn, profits of its culture 432

Cheat, not produced from wheat 163, 400—reasons
Broom grasses, botanical description of the different for the error 163.
kinds 745

Cheat controversy, remarks on, and plans proposed for
Buckwheat and millet, queries on 80

its being settled 407, 408
Buckwheat, considered as a green crop and compared Cheese, to give to new the flavor of old by inoculation

with clover 303—its cleansing effect when made a 352—on making in Massachusetts 561-on the ma-
preparing crop 138

king and management of in the dairy district of Scot-
Buckwheat straw furnishes a blue coloring, matter 616

land 719
Bull, on the proper qualities of 209—mode of fixing Chemistry, important to be understood by farmers 291
to prevent damage from when vicious 210

Chickamahomony swamp lands described by C. W.
Butter, how made in Chile 37—successful manage-

Gooch 649
ment of in Massachusetts 561--making and preser- Cholera facts 413
vation of in England 589_-on the making and man- Climate of Virginia, essay on 214
agement of in the dairy district of Scotland 717 Clover, its superiority to buckwheat as a green ma-

nure, or improver of soil 138--mode of curing for

hay 148--on the culture of and usual defects of

management 170—in New York 692—improve-

ments with in Albemarle 234
Cabbages, manure for 97

Clover seed, on the time and manner of sowing, and
Cabell, N. F. reports the product of a remarkable crop advantage of harrowing for 579, 666-sown among
of corn 659—a trial of Herbemont's wine 648

corn while under tillage 756
Calcareous deposites on the borders of Piankitank Ri-Coal tar, objections to 238
ver described by A. Billups 348

Coffee, Florida, account of its product and value 552–
Calcareous earth, abundant in the prairie soils of Ala- culture of 751—supposed to be okra by H. B. Croom

bama 716, 717—supposed to be the cause of the ab- 710—corrected by N. Herbemont 766
sence of trees on the prairies, pampas and steppes 716 Coke of Holkham, some account of his estate, its im-
-none present in nearly all the lands now or for- provement and general management 142

merly under trees in Virginia and elsewhere 716 Cold weather in May 1834, 79-excessive in Februa-
Calcareous region of Alabama described by R. W.

ry 1835, 648
Withers 637

Colic in horses 298
Calcareous rock discovered in Prince Edward by W. Commercial reports, monthly 63, 125, 181, 247, 391,
S. Morton 154

443, 520, 578, 639, 709, 776
Calculating machine, account of Babbage's 240 Cooking animal food, loss of weight by 171
Calf, extraordinary size of 238

Cordage materials for, Agave Americana and Yucca
Calves, treatment and rearing of 269—on feeding for

Filamentosa 6
veal 329

Corn, (Indian, or Maize) native country of 75—on
Canada Thistle, on its effects as a weed and means to the manner and expense of cultivation 65, 10, 701–
check its extension 29—its first appearance in Mary- mode of cultivating on the Pamunky objected to
land 30

466—the mode of cultivating by, J. R. Wallace 618
Canals in the United States, list of 468

the harvesting of 661-greater shrinkage afterwards
Caoutchouc on India rubber, account of its recent of grain from which the fodder had not been re-
conversion to various economical uses 414

moved 662—its being topped considered 422—a new
Carbonate of lime crystalized, found in marl 444 inode of cultivating (in Alabama) mixed with
Carmichael, W. on Cooley's thrashing machine and rice, potatoes, peas and pea-nuts 634—mode of
Eastern Shore improvements 364_describes a pro-

saving the fodder and stalks 635-a' productive kind
ductive kind of corn 604

obtained by selection,described by J. M. Garnett 496;
Carrots, premium crop of and the culture 754

and by W. Carmichael 604-a remarkable crop of
Cart, (drag) of Lord Somerville, figures and descrip- in Buckingham, stated by N. F. Cabell 659-large
tion of 615

products of, and remarks on 638, 639—the impro-
Carter, Hill, on the advantages of the four-shift rotation priety of hilling 155—salted to guard from weevil
compared to the three-shift, and in reply to objec-

tions 657

Corn tops, the cutting of injurious to the grain 91-
Caruthers, John F. on the vine culture of Rockbridge also according to the experiments and report of Mr.

Clark and others 243
Cattle, Mr. Coke's at Holkham 142—extensive sales of Corn-stalks, on the value and mode of using as food
in England 165, 170—on the breeding, rearing, fat-

for cattle 728
tening and general management of 193—on buying Corn laws of England, their appoaching termina-
and stocking a farm with 207_description of the

tion 336
wild breed 193—of the Devon breed' 194—Here- Corn trade, foreign, of England, account of 173
ford 796---Short Horned, Dutch, Holderness and Cotton in Florida 2--account of its introduction into
Teeswater 196-Long Horned 198—Galloway breed the United States, and progress of its culture 353—
199-Highland breed 200—Ayrshire breed 201— the several species 353--Sea Island, description of,
Kyloes or Isle of Sky breed 201-Alderney breed of culture and after management 355 to 3594-short sta-
301--on soiling, advantages of 393-stall feeding ple, description and management of 359-value of
395--different methods of 396, 397---the points by cotton as a product 362-observations on the crop
which they are to be judged 446--on grazing for of 1834, and on the crop in general 122—the several
profit 333--artificial food for 457-stable manage- species described by H. B. Croom 590, 769-re-
ment of 459--rules for the sale of 460---weiglits, marks on Mr. Spalding's essay on cotton 591–Egyp:
live and dead 462--table of prices 463

tian, remarks on 770—rot in, supposed cause of,
Cedars, remarks on sprouting the seed 536—transplant- and the introduction of the Petit Gulf kind as a rem-

ing for hedges 536_hedges of, management of, by edy 548—rust in caused by insects 725
John Taylor of Caroline 536-on raising them from Cotton gin, Whitney's 360
the seed, and transplanting 640

Cotton manufacture in England, its progress 758
Celery, the mode of cultivation directed 603

Country pleasures, letter from a boy to his friend in
Cement, newly discovered, forming an artificial stone town 764

Cow producing four calves at a birth 374—the proper
Cheat supposed to be produced from wheat 60, 162– qualities for breeding 210
causes supposed 162

Cows, diseases of 89--worked in Nassau 276-valua-

their food 557

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ble for the dairy, remarks on 766; list and descrip-
tion of a number 768; milch, the management of

William and Mary 239; objections to frequent expreg-

sion of editorial opinions 239; partridge pea 255; on
553; the best breeds for milk 553; products of in the ambiguous signatures to communications 256; the
milk and butter 563; pasture for, and other food best papers and procedure of the Highland Society pro-
calculated to increase or improve their milk 554,
555, 556; sea weed for cows 556; salt, benefit of in

posed as an example to the agricultural societies of
this country 266; causes of unprofitable tillage in

Virginia 266; “Bubbles from the Brunnens" 272; on
Craven, John H. report on his farm 226

the diseases of wheat, and their uncertain nomer-
Croom, H. B. on the agriculture, soil and products of
Cream, raised by heat 286

clature 278; on the petition for a change in the law

of enclosures 283; on the value of bone manure 319;
Middle Florida 1; on the several species of cotton
590, 769; on Egyptian cotton 770; on Florida coffee

on cheat and spelt, and the introduction of the latter

in this country 325; on the use of periodical jour-

nals to the western planters 327; on the removal of
ani okra 710

restrictions on trade in England and in the United
Ciossing grain, and thereby obtaining new and valuable

States 336; Professor Rogers' apparatus for anal-
varieties 480

yzing marl 365; on the three and four-shift rotations
Crows, to kill with arsenic 24; more beneficial than

380; Cunningham and Norton grapes, and failure in
injurious to corn planters 243

vine culture in the United States 381; on the peti-
Cucumbers, culture of 323

tion for a change in the law respecting enclosures,
Cultivation, exhausting or improving 9

and the peculiar oppression of that law on the poor
Cultivation and consumption of the United Kingdom

402; vine culture, and the probable need of a calca-

reous soil for vines 404; cheat controvery 408; le-
Cunningham Grape, account of by C. Woodson 310

gislation needed for the promotion of agriculture

418; review of the transactions of the Société Roy-

ale et Centrale d'Agriculture, 432; crystallized carbo-

nate of lime found in marl 444; Artesian wells of
Dairy, situation and buildings proper for 585; utensils

Alabama 455; prairie soils, samples desired 455;
for 586; management of milk, cream and butter 586

British Association 456; typographical errors 456;
Dairy business and fattening animals, comparative

comparative statement of the three and four-shift
profits of 313

rotations 466; moth weevil moving northward 466;
Deformities produced by darkness 238

improvement of wheat fan described 485; on the
Devon breed of cattle described 194

experiments necessary to settle the question as to
Dew, Professor, letter from to the editor, prefatory to

the gain or loss of gathering fodder 486, 487; hum-
his Essay on the Usury Laws 97; on interest of mo-

ming bird made tame 496; on the action of quick-
ney, and the policy of laws against usury 98

lime in connexion with putrescent manures 497; the
Diary of the weather 60; for quarter ending with Sep.

value of the writings of John Taylor of Caroline,
tember 446; ending with December 1834, 555

particularly his Inquiry, &c. 510; spade culture in
of subscribtions, improper and fraudu-

England 513; the effect of smuggling on the re-
lent in certain modes 192

strictive system 516; the importance of geological
Diseases of wheat, uncertainty and general errors re-

surveys to Virginia 517; on the Norton Grape 520;
specting 278
Diseases of cattle, want of knowledge of among farm-

on the change required in the proceedings of agri-

cultural societies 523; on sprouting the seeds of ce-
ers 293

dar, and transplanting for hedges 536; on the pre-

paring bones for manure 562; on the effect of expo-
Draining, remarks on 59

sure of lime to the air 602; on the effects of expo-
Drag log, or drag-roller 751

sure to wet and heat on gypsum 603, 631; on Mr.
Draught, treatise on the principles of 623

Woodson's report of experiments on the losses
Dried fruit, to preserve from insects 533

caused by gathering fodder, and reaping green wheat
Ducks, success of plan of raising 409, (see plan in

610; the general results of the law of enclosures on

interests of Virginia 610, 611; on the obstacles to
Dupuy, W. J. on the suitableness of sheep husbandry
for middle Virginia 656

the improvement of lands naturally poor 614; notice

of the Tennessee Farmer 622; on Artesian wells, and
Dutch ashes as manure, use and value of 167, 432;
chemical analysis of 168

anticipations of their future benefits 630; constitu-

ent parts of gypsum 632; on the expense of water-
Du Val, J. on the propriety of the names of corres.

bone marl 637; on the objections to communications
pondents being signed to communications 690; on

to the Farmers' Register being anonymous 660; on
keeping Irish potatoes 660

the translation of the account of vine culture near
Paris 693; on the labors of Mr. Blacker in Ireland
706; the season and weather of first quarter of 1835

776; thefts committed in post offices 710; on the re-
Editorial remarks—on the offspring of hybrid animals

cent enactments of the legislature of Virginia, af-
3; on the value of yellow locust seed 3; opinions of fecting the interests of agriculture 711; on the com-
old authors on tobacco 11; changes of volcanic pro-

mittee of agriculture and manufactures, and its re-
ducts to fertile soil 12; on the periodical returns of port on the petitions for a change of the law of en-
the American locust 37 and 126; on Mr. Curwen's

closures 711; on misapprehension respecting edito-
diary of his harvest labors 52; reports of crops and

rial comments 712; on the calcareous constitution
seasons 63; cheap edition of the Farmers Register

of prairie soils, and speculations on the cause of
proposed 63; and abandoned 256; Tunicata corn 75; their peculiar features 716; the difficulties attending
on gathering fodder (from corn) as practised in Vir-

the absence of carbonate of lime in soils 728; Chic
ginia 92; Tornado of June 1834, 122; Richmond nese mulberry, not to be preserved by propagation
and Fredericksburg railway 124; pine bug or worm

by seeds 738; on the state and prospects of the Far.
125; reaping with the scythe in England 132; on salt mers’ Register 765; on Mr. Lewis' lime kilns 769;
and carbonate of soda as manures 137; Mr Coke's

mountain locust (robinia pseudacacia) supposed to

142; on the discovery of calcareous rock in be a native tree of lower Virginia 770; on the im.
Prince Edward, and of the green sand in the lower provements of small farmers in Ireland 775; season
counties of Virginia 154; impolicy of inspections of

in April 1835, 776
gypsum 180; abuses in discontinuances of subscrip- “Editorial communications," how to construct 581
tions 192; condition and prospects of the College of Eels, singular habits of 187

Domesticated fish 153

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