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The O.A.C. Review (Ontario Agricultural College)

For 72 years, from 1889-1961, this magazine was published annually by and for students of the Ontario Agricultural College. It provides a rich source of historical information about the department and its alumni as well as the social and agricultural history of Ontario. Regular columns from the Ontario Agricultural College and the MacDonald Institute for Women provide ongoing commentary on student life, detailing the academic, athletic and social events of each year. Feature articles address the...



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The highlight of this issue are the examination results for the O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute students. This issue includes an update of political changes in the Province. The agricultural articles pertain to the annual meeting of the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, the Boultflour method of feeding dairy cattle, and a book review regarding the Coconut Moth in Fiji authored by an alumnus. Other agricultural articles address government regulations for egg grading, the development...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to moisture control in butter, preparing poultry for the show ring, and the temperament of a good horse. Articles contributed by students include a travel diary of a winter visit to Peking (Beijing) China, how written communication is a poor substitute for conversation, and the conclusion of the article addressing the need for consolidating rural schools to improve rural education. The editorial focuses on the successes of some of the O. A. C....
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The highlight of this Christmas issue is the sod turning ceremony for the War Memorial Hall including a photograph of the students and faculty excavating the hole for the foundation. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to silage for dairy cattle, the bull census in Oxford County, and the O. A. C. victory at the Pacific International Stock Judging Contest. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature. Published in this issue are the first prizewinners of the O. A. C....
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Students contributed all of the articles in this issue. There are two travel diaries, one of a journey to Manchester by cargo ship and the other about a visit to Copenhagen. Agricultural articles pertain to the evolution of flowering plants, preparing cattle for the show ring, and an update from the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union. Campus news reports on student extracurricular activities, athletic results, and the animal husbandry club. The O. A. C. rifle association and Canadian...
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Highlighted in this issue is the success of College Royal. Provided are details of each exhibit category and listings of the judging results. S. H. Culp is profiled in the continuing column on successful O. A. C. graduates. As a student, John Kenneth Galbraith contributed an article on the economic depression and the agricultural student. Outlined in an article is the latest research conducted by the Extension Education Department, Macdonald Institute, and Trent Institute. Also provided are...
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This issue begins with an article regarding the appointment of alumnus F. C. Hart as Professor of Economics. Agricultural articles pertain to the profitability of Ontario's largest farm, the eradication of Couch Grass, the best malting barley produced by the O. A. C., and the marketing of honey products. Other agricultural articles address the profitability of dairy farming, the Soil Survey of Ontario, and a series of horticultural notes. Campus news highlights the success of the Live Stock...
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This spring issue's articles address beneficial birds for the farmer, the benefits of a school garden, the training of agricultural teachers, and parasites such as the Cecropia Moth, Gall Fly, and Codling Worm. Agricultural articles pertain to purebred cattle breeding, the poultry industry in Ontario, and the apple industry in Eastern Canada. The Experimental column articles are regarding the efficiency of spraying fruit, the influence of fertilizers on the nutrition of potatoes, and...
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This commemorative issue presents the history and current progress of the Ontario Agricultural College and Macdonald Institute. Each department is featured in its own article including photographs of the faculty and departmental building. Dr. J. B. Reynolds provides a history and profile of all of the College's Presidents. In addition, there are profiles of the O. A. C. Alumni Association and the O. A. C. Students' Co-operative. The Alumni column provides a detailed list of the people who...
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This issue begins the new school year with an address by the new college president, J. B. Reynolds. Agricultural articles include suggestions for the animal husbandry student, poultry conformation for egg production, milk production of Holstein and Ayrshire cattle, and mechanical tillage in the tropics. An article suggest how the community building aspects of prison camp theatre productions could be adapted to rural community amateur theatre. Students provide a travel diary of Prince Edward...
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This issue closes the school year with the graduation ceremonies and graduate listings for the Ontario Agricultural College and the Macdonald Institute. Featured are the Golden Jubilee celebrations, a retrospective of the previous five college presidents, the achievements of noted graduates, and the address delivered at the Alumni Jubilee Service. The Alumni column encompasses an article on the preservation of the portico of the original college residence, and reports on the Alumni weekend, and...
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This issue begins with an article by an alumnus who has become the president of Montana State College. Other articles in this issue pertain to the varieties and propagation of roses, the current research of the Dominion Experimental Farms, and the importance of rural sanitation. Campus news reports on the men's athletic activities and the Union Literary Society meeting. The Alumni column contains an analysis of the vocations of O. A. C. Alumni from 1888 to 1924, and alumni updates. The...
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This issue's agricultural articles include a history of the field drainage work conducted at the O. A. C., a tour of Craighleigh in Toronto, mosaic disease in potatoes, a report on the Mule foot Hog, and a report on the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association. Three agricultural articles focus on dairy production, they include, augmenting farm income with intensive dairying methods, the O. A. C.'s improvement of dairy cattle, and testing dairy cattle in Ontario for their milk...
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This issue begins with two articles from the Department of Agriculture regarding exporting beef cattle and hogs. Agricultural articles pertain to the improvement of New Brunswick agriculture, creating an insect collection, and the Ontario Agriculture and Experimental Union meeting. Other articles address Tom Thompson's contribution to Canadian art and the college's acquisition of his painting, "The Drive". Student contributions include a short story, a war remembrance, and a travel...
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This issue begins the new school year with an appeal to the students for them to engage with the college clubs and societies. Agricultural articles pertain to agricultural practices in South Africa and Japan, and the organization of the Agricultural Engineers Group of the C. S. T. A. The Departmental Notes column provides introductory information for each of the college departments. While the College (campus) news outlines the executive committees for the prominent campus clubs. There is an...
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Preparations for the Ninth Annual College Royal is the topic of this issue with articles on showmanship and exhibit design. Included in this issue is a debate over the usefulness of student initiation. College life news pertains to the success of the Conversazione and the awarding of the Wildman Trophy to Sid. Henry. The agricultural articles provide information on the research of fruit trees at the Vineland Experimental Station, the breeding of corn resistant to pests, and carnivorous plants....
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This issue begins with an article by Agnes MacPhail on public schools providing education on Canadian citizenship. Highlighted in this issue is an article regarding the childhood of John McCrae, who was once Dean of English at the O. A. C. Other articles pertain to agricultural education in Ontario. Agricultural articles address successful rations for chicks, the wool industry, and propagating flowering shrubs. The editorial mentions the War Memorial Chimes Fund being used for furniture and a...
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The new school year begins with several articles regarding agricultural education; reprinted from other journals. The student-authored articles pertain to professional agriculture, a course in photography, preventive farm maintenance, preparing the stable for winter, and investing in a tractor. Articles contributed by women include a city dweller's impression of the country and the farmwoman of the day. Campus news features the opening of the college and the initiation of the freshmen. The...
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This issue continues the article on farmers and politics. Other articles include pesticide use in orchards, entomology, agricultural economics, seed selection, and a review of the Provincial Winter Fair. Campus news highlights the winning of the bronze bull trophy at the Chicago International Live Stock Exposition, and the winter examination results. The Macdonald Institute hosted a visit from the Governor General of Canada, Earl Grey. Alumni news is available in the Our Ex-Students column and...
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This issue begins with an article regarding immigration provided by the Department of Immigration and Colonization. The agricultural articles pertain to silage crops for Northern Ontario, the development of sweet clover as an annual crop, President Reynolds' address on the mission of the agricultural college, and the operation of seed drills. Other articles feature the English poet Alfred Noyes, and the educational system in Switzerland. Featured is an article that outlines the formation of the...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to Shorthorn Cattle, the profitability of increased crop production, and experimental work in weed eradication. Wartime articles address the necessity of increasing honey production due to the sugar shortage, utilizing skim milk and buttermilk as human food, the necessity of increasing hog production for feeding the army, and the formation of the Khaki University. The floriculture article is about growing flowers from seed. While the Query column...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the Canadian Council of Agriculture, installing lightning rods, selecting pullets for profitable egg production, vegetable breeding at the O. A. C., and transplanting onions. Alumnus T. H. Mason provides a retrospective on the early days of the O. A. C. A student article refutes the public sentiment that O. A. C. graduates are not returning to their farms after graduation. Another student examines the Students' Co-operative Association....
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This issue begins with the announcement that Henry G. Bell has joined the faculty of the Chemistry Department to conduct work on soil fertility and fertilizers. The English Department column has returned in this issue. Agricultural articles pertain to the success of the livestock judging team, the Ontario Creamerymen's Convention, the management of geese during winter, and girdling apple trees to increase productivity. The Biology column addresses fruit fly evolution and ornithology during the...
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This issue continues the address given by Sir Clifford Sifton at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Agricultural articles pertain to the economic crisis in agriculture, breeding Shorthorn cattle, the work of the British Columbia Land Settlement Board, and Dr. Zavitz' article on grain production. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature with an examination of the poets of the Great War. The second prize story of the O. A. C. Review competition is printed...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to controlling houseflies, caring for the mare and foal during foaling season, an explanation of soil surveys, utilizing weed seeds for poultry food, and the soil requirements for tobacco. Other articles include the place of the school in the rural community, the future of agriculture after the war, and the Silver Black Fox industry. Campus news reports on the results of the elections for the college organizations, and the results of the baseball...
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Several articles in this issue address the debate regarding the O. A. C. having a separate Board of Governors from the University of Toronto. The students of the Class of 1929 write most of the articles in this issue with topics ranging from the Experimental Farm System to clover as a silage crop. The column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students is continued in this issue. The editorial comments on the ferocity of the St. Patrick's Day tie fight. While the campus...
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The editorial in this issue renews the debate over whether the O. A. C. Review should be a weekly of monthly publication. A student contributed an article on Jamaican agriculture. While an alumnae writes of work in the home service department with the Consumer's Gas Company. The winners of the various scholarships and awards are announced in this issue. Campus news reports on the Remembrance Day Service at War Memorial Hall, the oldest apple tree in North America, and items on livestock...
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This Christmas issue contains articles on the need for democracy and lawfulness, the forthcoming International Disarmament Conference, and the creation of Remembrance Day. J. M. Roxburg is profiled in the continuing column on successful O. A. C. graduates. A new Literary Notes column provides suggestions from the English Department and information on literary extracurricular activities. Campus news reports on the success of the O. A. C. teams at the Royal Winter Fair, the International...
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This issue's articles pertain to the flood and famine in China, the agricultural use of basic slag from steel manufacturing, appreciation of the artist Millet, and the United Farmers' Co-operative Company of Ontario. Agricultural articles address protecting beneficial birds on the farm, the scarcity of potato seed, and suggestions for students returning to farming. Campus news reports the athletic and club activities for the closing of the school year. The serialized wartime story titled...
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This issue begins with the address given by Sir Clifford Sifton at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Agricultural articles pertain to pursing new markets for Canadian livestock, grading purebred sheep, the work of the Dominion Seed Branch, and the breeders' meetings in Toronto. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature, while John Lewis of The Globe provides suggestions for future journalists. A five-year B. S. A. degree is proposed for the College....
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This slim issue begins the school year with an article on a successful alumnus - G. R. Lane. Agricultural articles pertain to the problem of an agricultural education contributing to rural flight, reforestation affecting farming in Quebec, and the profitability of lamb and wool. Other articles address the occupation of a proofreader, and insectivorous plants in Canada. Campus news reports on the new buildings constructed on campus, an obituary for Miss Annie Hallett, and new units of linear...
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This issue begins the new school year with an article proposing that rural education and community building could address the "rural problem". The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the American livestock industry and poultry research, how the British utilize permanent pastures, the value of egg laying contests for the poultry industry, and farm machinery as labor saving devices. One student shares his reminiscence of bombing during the war. Campus news reports on the...
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This issue contains the address President Creelman gave at the American Association of Farmers' Institute Workers at Louisiana. Agricultural articles include the status of the Food Adulteration Act, cultivation of the soil, and the work of Farmers' Institutes. The Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union article pertains to the propagation of plants and Professor Zavitz's current work. The horticultural article is about growing vegetables in greenhouses during the winter. Campus updates...
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This issue begins the new school year with reflections on the history of the O. A. C. Articles address the founding of the Ontario School of Agriculture and Experimental Farm to the innovations made by its faculty and alumni. Included in these articles are etchings and photographs of the original campus. Alumnus T. H. Mason provides brief biographies of the faculty and students who attended the opening year of the college. Departmental updates are reported by the following departments, animal...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to aerobic soil bacteria, the popularity of the Duroc Jersey hog for swine production, and the best tractor speed for plowing. Other articles address music in the English department curriculum, and the Canadian poet Bliss Carman's visit to the college. Also is an article on the Soldier Settlement Program in Ontario. The serialized wartime story titled "Apres la Guerre" is continued in this issue. Campus news reports on the athletic...
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This expanded Christmas issue is comprised mainly of short stories on a Christmas theme. There are allegorical agricultural short stories about beef, bread, apples and chickens amongst the articles on how to succeed at college, and career opportunities after graduation. The agricultural article pertains to winter plants for the home. This issue also printed the winners of the O. A. C. Review's competition in short stories, poetry, photographs, and cartoons. While better known writers such as...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to increasing soil fertility with the use of lime, cultivating cover crops on orchard soil, the Ontario egg trade, and the profitability of fur farming. Another article provides some observations of Canadian Clydesdales at the International Stock Show in Chicago. Printed in this issue are two shorts stories by Charles G. D. Roberts and Justus Miller. The Macdonald column contains an article, with photographs, of the Homemakers' Clubs of Saskatchewan,...
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This issue begins with an address given by Professor Dean regarding agriculture as a measure of gross domestic product. Other articles pertain to the sheep industry in Lanark County, a travel diary of Cuba, experiences of a first time skier, and etiquette tips for travellers. Professor Unwin contributes an article regarding the literature of Arnold Bennett. The highlight of the campus news are the examination results for the O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute. The editorial comments on...
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This issue begins with a memorial address to Professor G. H. Unwin. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to rearing Christmas turkeys, a description of the hogs used for Canadian bacon, and the O. A. C. soybean exhibit at the Royal Winter Fair. Student articles include instructions in the Japanese art of ikebana, the beauty of the O. A. C. campus in the winter, unprofitable markets for potatoes, and preparing poultry for showing. Included in this issue are two short stories that address...
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This issue highlights livestock judging, from a bronze medal-wining essay on the topic to articles on the award winning O. A. C. teams. Articles include a student contribution of an essay regarding life on the farm, and an anonymous article about dancing. The literary section is devoted to the college debates and the philharmonic society's production of "Elizabeth the Queen". Campus news reports on the origins of the College's motto, and the awards the judging teams have earned. The...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to increasing dairy production in Saskatchewan, breeding profitable Holstein cattle, and the domestication of llamas. Profiled in this issue is the research conducted by the Apiculture and Chemistry Departments. The Horticulture column provides an article regarding outdoor storage of vegetables. The Poultry column contains articles on the World's Poultry Congress in London, England, and the Canadian Chantecler breed developed by Brother Wilfrid of...
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This issue continues the address given by Sir Clifford Sifton at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Professor Unwin concludes his series on Canadian literature. Agricultural articles pertain to the potato industry in British Columbia, how modern conveniences contribute to rural prosperity, management of the European corn borer, and preserving eggs. Included is an article on the forest fieldwork and aerial photography conducted at Sioux Lookout. Campus news highlights the...
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This Christmas issue's agricultural articles feature how to be a successful farmer, the impact of margarine on the dairy industry, the production of winter eggs, clover seed production in Kenora, the impact of irrigation on Albertan agriculture, and the landscaping of rural properties. Articles that focus on an agriculture education address increasing agricultural education in rural schools, and the advantage of an agricultural education provided by a Short Course. Other articles include the...
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This issue begins with articles by Dr. Zavitz reporting on the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union meeting and the field husbandry experiments conducted at the college. Students of the class of 1927 contribute the rest of the articles consisting of short stories and apple growing in the Annapolis Valley. The highlight of the campus news is the success of the annual Conversazione. Other campus news consists of the athletic results, the Freshman Skating Party, and the Macdonald Institute...
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This issue begins with a photograph of the entry to the Dairy Building. Noted in this issue is that the O. A. C. Review Constitution was amended to have an editorial Board that includes members of the editorial staff, faculty and alumni association. This issue includes articles on the development of the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturalists, the success of Glenburn Farms, the availability of good seed provided by the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, and a review of the...
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This issue closes the 1930-1931 school year. The agricultural articles pertain to agricultural practices of foreign countries, and the programme for the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturalists. The campus news is a summary of the recent activities of each of the college's departments. The Macdonald Institute column reports on the annual Girls' Conference, a Mac Hall viewpoint of the Union Literary Society, and a review of the women's athletic activities. While the Alumni column provides...
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This issue's articles pertain to new agricultural practices, the farm labor shortage, the Ontario bacon industry, training colts, seed inspection in Canada, using dynamite to clear farmland, growing alfalfa, and breeding Wyandotte chickens. Printed in this issue are two short stories by Richard LeGallienne, and Sir Hugh Clifford. As well as an article on beekeeping by Anna B. Comstock. Transcribed is a speech delivered at the Guelph Winter Fair regarding the use of electricity on the farm....
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This expanded special Christmas issue celebrates the end of World War 1 starting with an article by and interview with Dr. Creelman and an address to the alumni who fought. Printed in this issue is the 1914-1918 Honour Roll of over 700 names. The Macdonald Institute column also provides an Honour Roll for the alumnae. Agricultural articles pertain to seed potatoes, Clydesdale horses, and the production of plums in Ontario. The Review celebrates its thirtieth year of publication and includes a...
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The editorial of this issue comments on the guest lecture provided by B. K. Sandwell of 'Saturday Night' and his speech on the economic depression and agriculture. Agricultural articles pertain to the Canadian sugar beet industry, a record-breaking Holstein bred by an O. A. C. alumnus, and warble control experiments on Barrie Island. Continued in this issue is a profile of College President and alumnus Dr. H. A. Morgan. The award results of the College Royal are included in this issue. Other...
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The focus of this issue is the preparation for College Royal and recognizing its tenth anniversary. This month's agricultural article is a report from the Dominion Parasite Laboratory on the biological control of pests. Other articles provide an account of the activities of a stage manager and the development of the field of home economics at Macdonald College in Quebec. Campus news addresses the success of the 1934 Conversazione, the commemorating of the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of...
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This issue contains articles on Canada and the world peace movement, life-long agricultural education, a student's description of Madrid, the profitability of intensive dairy farming, the contribution that Ontarian pioneers made to agriculture, and O. A. C.'s short course in beekeeping. Agricultural articles pertain to the use of commercial fertilizers increasing the profitability of hay production and peach production. The Experimental column outlines how to improve a corn crop. The Poultry...
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This midwinter issue's articles pertain to the Canadian farmer and tariffs, the new ditching machines for digging trenches, the present state of dairy instruction in Ontario, and an alumnus' account of traveling through the Rockies and B. C. during winter. Agricultural articles address whether automobiles will replace harness horses, a report on the Short Courses in livestock and seed grain judging, and the experimental use of herbicides. Campus news pertain to the winter extracurricular...
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This issue begins with a McCall's magazine article on the pursuit of higher education. Agricultural articles pertain to the popularity of Canadian seed, the nutrition of honey, the profitability of the poultry industry, and successful livestock judging. Other articles address the popularity of race walking as an athletic endeavor, a short story penned by a student, and an update of the Student Christian Movement. Also included in this issue is the programme for the Royal Agricultural Winter...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the utilization of livestock by grain farmers, experiments concerning sweet clover, basic slag as fertilizer, improving livestock in Oxford County, and incubation of goose eggs. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature. There is a nature observation of chickadees. Also included are reports from the meetings of the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, the American Phytopathological Society, and the American Association of...
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Continuing this month are photographs of the Massey Library and the Dairy Building (Food Science building). Highlighted in this issue is an article regarding the newly introduced farm implement - the harvester-thresher. An interesting article reports on the cast of "Our Gang" promoting the McCormick-Deering cream separator. Agricultural articles pertain to the uses of beeswax, and the Soil Survey of Ontario. Other articles provide a travelogue written by Mr. O. McConkey, and the dates...
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This issue's student contributions are articles on travelling in Burma and the memoirs of Tennyson. Agricultural articles address the farm labor shortage, the selection of plants for propagation, how summer fallow affects soil fertility, and the new experiments with alfalfa at Guelph. Horticultural articles pertain to the promotion of box packaging for apples and the need for extermination of Gypsy and Brown Tail Moths. Campus articles report on the field day results, activities of the Union...
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This is a thematic issue regarding the employment opportunities available to the O. A. C. graduate. Three articles suggest careers, such as, becoming a District Representative for the Ontario Department of Agriculture, journalism, or working for the Ontario Civil Service. One student's article recounts his experience as a District Representative's Assistant. Agricultural articles pertain to the fall management of honeybees, winter housing for poultry, farming in Northwestern Ontario, purchasing...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to preparing wool for market, raising ducks, growing corn, and the Illinois Soil Survey. Other articles review different breeds of ponies, the swarming impulse in bees, and notes on the College's new breeding stock of Dairy Shorthorns. Printed in this issue is a short story and an article on the revival of the art of story telling. The Athletics column provides an update on the indoor track meet and the baseball game with Macdonald College. The Alumni...
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This spring issue has student essays on the Ontarian pioneer's contribution to agriculture, the romance of Canadian history, a student's experience as a fire ranger, and hazing in British schools. Agricultural articles pertain to insects that infest seeds, cement tile for field drainage, a local Jersey cow that set a world's record in milk production, the demand for Canadian apples in Great Britain, and demonstration work in orchards. The Experimental column contains an article on the...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to root room in crop production, winter injury in fruit trees, the use of gas tractors on the farm, cleaning weed seeds from crop seed, the conformation of the Shire horse, breeding potatoes to be disease resistant, and comparing various crops for the best yields. Other articles include a satirical short story, the potential in the formation of the United Farmers' Co-operative Company, and an opinion on student housing by an alumnus. Campus news...
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Highlighted in this issue is the proposed programme for the Ontario Agricultural College's fiftieth anniversary celebrations. Other articles pertain to the manufacturing of butter, the strength of co-operative associations, and agricultural education by correspondence courses. The third prizewinning short story by a student is published in this issue. Campus news reports on the public speaking contest, the sophomore and Masonic banquets, and the athletic results. The Alumni column provides an...
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This issue contains articles on the practical nature of co-operative agricultural marketing, the successful cultivation of chrysanthemums, poultry production on the farm, and control of the Wax Moth. Other articles address the need for democracy in world politics, and consideration of Christian Island as a National Park. A student offers an account of travels in Mexico, while a graduate comments on study habits and the technique of cramming. The editorial focuses on welcoming the Ontario...
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Agricultural articles in this issue address the merits of agricultural research, a trip through the Imperial Valley in California, and fruit growing in Manitoba. Students of the class of 1929 contribute the rest of the articles consisting of short stories and an account of traveling through the Canadian Rockies by automobile. The highlight of the campus news is the final examination results. Other campus news reports on the Year '28 Banquet and the Farewell Dance. The Alumni column provides an...
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Highlighted in this issue is an article regarding Mill's Hall and a tribute to former President James Mills. Other articles address landscape design for residential lots, the success of the O. A. C. Stock Judging Team, and the dairy industry in Manitoba. An update to the War Memorial Hall campaign includes an editorial on the creation of a Book of Remembrance. A faculty member of the Macdonald Institute contributes an article on microorganisms and home nursing. The highlight of the campus news...
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Articles in this summer issue include a perspective on Canada's immigration problem, an overview of electric power to rural users, the agricultural potential of Northern Ontario, agricultural work in China, and the Farm Home Conveniences Exhibit. The travel article of an excursion to Point Pelee is continued in this issue. Campus news reports on the reunion of the 56th O. A. C. Battery. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. The Macdonald Institute column contains a student...
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This winter issue highlights the victory the O. A. C.'s stock-judging team at Chicago with the winning of the Spoor Trophy. Agricultural articles include the benefits of dairy research, Farmer's Institutes in Ontario, the Provincial Winter Fair in Guelph, and the International Live Stock Exposition in Chicago. The Experimental articles pertain to the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union's annual meeting and a history of the Rothampstead Experimental Station. The Horticultural series...
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This issue contains articles on political economy, logging on the West Coast, and cheese manufacturing. The agricultural articles pertain to farm management, the Short Courses offered by the College, and the Experimental Union's work on cereal hybridization. The Horticultural series continues with an article on current horticultural research. Campus articles summarize the work of the four student organizations: the Philharmonic Society, the Literary Society, the Y. M. C. A., and the Athletic...
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This issue contains Professor Reynold's article on a successful college career, and Professor Zavitz' report on the Canadian Forestry Association convention. Agricultural articles address the cost of producing milk, the need for education in beekeeping, the packaging of apples for shipping, the potato industry in Ontario, and the profitability of artificial fertilizers. Poultry articles pertain to fattening poultry for market, and an update of the O. A. C. poultry department. Owen Johnson...
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This issue's articles include the value of bees and potential for a honey industry in Ontario, the game of chess, the value of milking machines to the farmer, the profitability of sheep, and experimental research with tobacco. The horticultural articles pertain to the fruit industry and address thinning fruit, and the need for co-operation amongst farmers. The poultry column has articles about breed types, and specializing in poultry production. Campus news reports the results of the oratorical...
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This issue starts the new school year with articles on agricultural education in the high schools, automobiles on the farm, bookkeeping for the farmer, the profitability of hog production, how to make the farm orchard profitable, and utility breeds of poultry. The Experimental Union article is a review of the Rothamsted experimental Station in Hertfordshire, England. Campus news reports the changes in faculty, suggestions for course selection, and an overview of the college organizations....
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The theme of this issue is athletics. There are articles regarding how physical activity can improve the person, how swimming is beneficial exercise for a farmer, and reports from all of the athletic clubs. The agricultural articles pertain to farm management, a tribute to the cow, how Bakewell improved livestock breeding in Britain, and the apple industry in Eastern Canada. The Experimental section contains two student theses. One on nutrition of livestock forage, and the other on mineral...
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The new school year begins with articles on principles of agricultural co-operation, the experience of teaching in Alberta, improving forage crops, and breeds of draft horses. The Experimental column contains articles on how grain seed has acclimated in Eastern Canada, and that alfalfa is Ontario's leading forage crop. The Horticulture column's article is about the development of fruit growing across Canada. While the Poultry articles describe a model poultry processing plant, and displaying...
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This issue's articles report on cocoa production in Grenada, working for the Ontario Department of Agriculture and Education as a District Representative, an O. A. C. trip to Ontario County, and the success at the Chicago International. The Experimental articles pertain to tobacco culture in Ontario and the need for plant pathologists for alfalfa. The Horticulture article reviews the exhibits at the Ontario Horticultural Exhibition in Toronto. The Poultry column reports on the poultry exhibits...
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The highlight of this issue are the examination results for the O. A. C. students. Agricultural articles pertain to the objectives of the poultry course at the O. A. C. and propagating gladiolus. Other articles provide instructions on how to build a temporary stage for community theatre productions and comments on co-operative marketing of farm products. Campus news reports on the activities of the closing of the school year. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. This issue...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to Ontario Co-operative Dairy Products Limited, the profitability of apiculture, tomatoes growing in the Leamington District, egg production in winter, and the profitability of raising Aberdeen Angus cattle. Professor Stevenson shares his travel experience to the British House of Commons. Campus news focuses on preparations for the Conversat, and the results of the O. A. C. stock sale, Halloween dance, and college club elections. Also reported are the...
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This issue begins with an article by President Reynolds regarding agricultural education in rural schools. Agricultural articles address breeding vegetable crops and the benefits of calf clubs to create interest in the dairy industry. Other articles provide information regarding the International Institute of Agriculture, the work of the Canadian Department of Agriculture's Health of Animals Branch, and departmental work of the Dominion Experimental Farms. Professor Unwin starts a new series of...
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